HR research, reports & books (835 items)

LinkedIn's top HR profiles; "Sobering" reality of workplace health programs; and more

LinkedIn has named the most-viewed HR profiles on its platform in 2018. Also in this article, landmark research reveals a "sobering" side-effect of employers' health programs; workplaces aren't safe for employees to be their whole selves; and more. » more »


Unfair dismissal and general protections claims 'confusing'; HR salary guide; and more

Confusion about the difference between unfair dismissal and general protections claims warranted giving an employee an extension of time, the Fair Work Commission has ruled. Also in this article, HR salaries in major cities; employers' role in reskilling employees; and more. » more »


Employee's stop-bullying application fails; S-xual harassment statistics; and more

The Fair Work Commission has dismissed an employee's stop-bullying application, despite noting a "troubling absence" of any explanation as to why he would fabricate his allegations. Also in this article, a survey has found nearly two in three women and one in three men have experienced s-xual harassment at work; a mental health expert says real-time stress leave reporting would improve employees' health; and more. » more »



Involuntary redundancies declining; Employers reluctant to recruit older workers; and more

Workers experiencing high levels of change are actually less likely to lose their jobs, according to research into redundancies over the past two decades. Also in this article, a third of employers are reluctant to recruit older workers, research shows leaders' impact on thriving workplaces, and more. » more »



Disciplinary action 'paused' pending bullying claim; Conversations about harassment; and more

The Fair Work Commission has refused to order an employer not to dismiss a worker before his stop-bullying claim has been heard. Also in this article, facilitating conversations about s-xual harassment; mild anxiety is affecting two in three employees; and more. » more »



Host ordered to reinstate on-hire worker; General protections claims increasing; and more

The Federal Court has ordered a host employer to reinstate a labour hire worker until her adverse action claim against it is determined. Also in this article, general protections claims continue to rise; the FWO won record penalties in the past financial year; and more. » more »