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IWD 2024: My professional experience as a woman is very different to my mother’s – Here’s why
Last month
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australian government
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women in technology
Between my mother's entry into the workforce in the 1960s and mine in 2000, Australia's progress in women's rights has significantly altered our professional experiences.
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Can AI solve wage theft problems better than workplace regulators?
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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payroll systems
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The stigma around AI may also mean those employers are missing an opportunity to get ahead of the dramatic changes coming from the amendments.
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Putting employee wellbeing at the very core of every company
Fri, 29th Jul 2022
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uc
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payroll systems
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collaboration
Employee experience has moved further into focus recently and now sits comfortably at the center of many forward-looking organisations’ plans.
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Avoid employee underpayment woes with better planning and forecasting
Fri, 3rd Apr 2020
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board international
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budgeting
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employee rights
Accurately paying people for the hours they work is only part of the issue. You also need to be able to plan for the future.
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Multinational firms face global HR challenges
Thu, 24th Oct 2019
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hcm
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payroll systems
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employment
Global firms struggle with complex local labour laws, TMF study finds.
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Generic recognition won’t win over employees, study shows
Fri, 2nd Aug 2019
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payroll systems
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hcm
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Aussie firms fail in staff praise, hurting motivation - study reveals.
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Why ANZ workers feel their role is changing due to digital transformation
Thu, 11th Jul 2019
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digital transformation
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employee rights
Aussies, Kiwis fear job loss from tech advances; a Skillsoft study finds a stark need for digital skills.
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Why middle management needs a rebrand - Hays
Wed, 26th Jun 2019
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hays
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talent retention
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Hays champions middle managers as vital to business success, urging skill development and empowerment.
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Mumba & RITEQ aim to use SaaS to drive employee engagement
Tue, 25th Jun 2019
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talent retention
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employee rights
Mumba and RITEQ announce strategic partnership to offer integrated solutions to organisations in Australia and worldwide.
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Air NZ soaring high for third consecutive year as NZ’s most attractive employer
Tue, 11th Jun 2019
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air new zealand
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talent retention
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Air New Zealand soars as NZ's most attractive employer for the third year, wins sixth overall title.
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Digital transformation drives demand for tech professionals across NZ
Thu, 6th Dec 2018
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digital transformation
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talend
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employment
NZ's tech sector booms, with high demand for digital skills in UX/UI, Agile, and project management.
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NEXTDC introduces policy to support victims of domestic violence
Sat, 24th Nov 2018
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colocation
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data centre operators
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NEXTDC has announced that it will be offering paid leave for victims of domestic violence, and urges other companies to do the same.
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Sponsorship: The key to better leadership programmes?
Mon, 19th Nov 2018
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leadership
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employment
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employee rights
While there are plenty of leadership programmes available for women, those programmes don’t generally work on their own.
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Three ways to improve mental health support in the workplace
Tue, 13th Nov 2018
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mental health
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employee rights
Firms risk millions if they ignore employee mental health, warns CoreHealth's Dr. Amell.
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Court rules retail chain must pay employees for all hours worked
Mon, 14th May 2018
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licensing
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smiths city
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employment court
Smiths City Group had been refusing to pay employees for the ‘optional’ pre-work meeting for years, but has finally been called out in court.
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Microsoft CEO in hot water over gender-gap karma comments
Tue, 14th Oct 2014
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microsoft
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dei
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employee rights
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's advice to women on seeking pay rises triggers backlash, sparking a global debate on gender equality in tech.
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LA Noire employees demand credit
Wed, 22nd Jun 2011
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gaming
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technology gifts
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rockstar
Team Bondi, behind the hit LA Noire, faces backlash as former Sydney staff demand credit for their work amidst allegations of harsh conditions.