Want to Introduce a No Covid Jab No Job Policy? Then consider this!
Where a government health directive is in place then the implementation of a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy at the workplace will be straight forward. However, if this is not the case, then employers will need to consider issues concerning WHS, workers’ compensation, discrimination and potentially whether there would be a valid reason for dismissal for non-compliance.
Are you getting the most value out of your psychometric assessments?
Are you getting the most value from your psychometric assessments? When we talk about maximizing value, it’s not just about gaining the most out of the assessments during the selection process, or using testing as a section tool in the most efficient way possible, it’s also about saving big money down the line by protecting yourself from a costly bad hire.
Chasing productivity can be done, but employers need to do it right!
A recent decision by BlueScope Steel to outsource a component of their operation was found to be fair and most importantly, it was done the right way, despite the fact it resulted in the unfortunate loss of jobs. This finding highlights to employers that it is ok to seek out, and implement, operational efficiencies in the workplace, but importantly, the need to do it right, to follow employer obligations to properly consult with effected employees and to consider any proposals put to the business by those employees.
Does cognitive diversity kill team cohesion?
Is it better to work with like-minded people or to have a team that challenges one another? Behavioural scientists have known for long time that diverse teams have the advantage. However, while leaders are eager to build diversity, when it comes to hiring, they may also fear introducing new members who won't 'slot in'. The good news is, you don’t need to have interpersonal similarity to create team cohesion.
All 55 ‘Respect@Work Report’ recommendations accepted “wholly, in part, or in principle”
One of the first considerations of the "Womens' Taskforce" introduced to the Federal Cabinet earlier this year was the 55 recommendations from the “Respect@Work” Report, and today it has been announced that the Federal Government has accepted (wholly, in part or in principle) all 55 recommendations made in the Report.