Apart from the obvious injuries and death, penalties and compensation associated with workplace incidents, there are significant indirect costs when WHS systems fail. Poor safety performance can have a large impact on business operation and performance - often as a result of reduced productivity and low morale.
Being paid what you are worth is something all employees deserve.
Unfortunately however, the reality can be very different.
Studies have shown many organisations are quick to take things away from their employees - with bonuses and vacation time often falling by the wayside.
Preparing for an interview does not have to be stressful. The key to success is preparation and presentation – with researching the relevant organisation at the top of the list. Today’s job market is highly competitive, especially in the labour hire area, so it is important for candidates to brush up on their skills - and to ensure they always put in their best effort before meeting potential employers.
There are many ways to assess staff performance.
Performance reviews have traditionally always been a good indicator.
However, in today’s rapidly changing workplace, many organisations are now reassessing their formulaic annual performance review methods.
As the employment market tightens, candidates are under more and more pressure to gain ‘an edge’ over the other applicants. To do this not only requires excellent communication at the interview - but also great preparation. The interview tips listed below will give you the advantage you need.
What issues do you face?
Western Australian Companies face a unique set of pressures in the business environment today and the mining sector is not immune to these.
The fast pace of change is wide and varied. Companies have little control over the pace and can spend time and money investing in areas that are not core to their business function and offer little return on the investment.
Today’s job market is highly complex and always fluctuating - which means keeping up with current trends can be vital to the success of your organisation.
This article aims to ‘demystify’ some of the myths surrounding the job market and labour hire industry, thus making it easier and simpler to recruit the staff you need.
Open and honest communication between management and staff is of course, crucial when communicating change. However, when implementing this change management, there are some very different challenges involved for the leader than for the rest of the team.
Maintaining dignity and self-esteem in the workplace is hugely important for employees. However, sometimes progressing smoothly and with self-respect in your chosen career is not always as easy as you might think. There can be many pitfalls and obstacles along the way; and this is why both retaining and improving your self-esteem and dignity is so high on the agenda for many employees.
Everyone has times when they lack their usual focus - and the distractions seem to mount up around them. Fortunately, improving your concentration at work can be made much easier by adopting some or all of the following tips. As the author of Hack Your Brain, Elie Venezky says: the key to improving your concentration at work is to change the way you view it.