Here's a new term for you: boomerang employees. Apparently, they're a whole new trend. With today's workers changing jobs and career paths more frequently than in the past, someone's departure seems less a betrayal and more a smart choice to gain new experience. So why not hire them back? Read More
If you are not working in a very large company, every hire that you make can have immediate impact on your firm’s overall performance. Getting the right person to come on board can reap even greater dividends for your company. Here are some tips on how to optimize your hiring process so that you ca Read More
Hiring is an expensive business! According to, the total cost of hiring an employee can range from $18,000 to $20,000, plus new hire training costs. It's imperative that employers retain those all-important new hires. So, how can a better onboarding process help employers do a better j Read More
Positive thinking improves wellness, productivity and morale. Just one positive influence in an office changes the environment for the better, so imagine the impact of culture which naturally encourages and inspires positive thinking and actions. Here’s how you can help to create a culture of posit Read More
Giving corrective feedback is a task many managers avoid, because they are concerned about how their message will be received. When a manager fears a staff member will cry during a feedback session, this concern will be amplified. As an HR professional, you can assist managers in this situation by Read More
Did you ever think about the concept of health insurance? First, just to be curmudgeonly, we don’t insure against health, but rather illness. So it should be illness insurance. What is insurance? It is a form of gambling. Like the office Super Bowl pool. Everybody puts a little money in (they don’t Read More
Family business leaders spend more than one-third of their life at work. If you're spending it with negative individuals or family members, it may really affect you and your emotional well-being. This is a major challenge in family business. Read More
Happy Pro Bono Week! This time in October is when volunteer leaders honor the power of pro bono, a global campaign that celebrates and activates pro bono service across all professions that use their talents to make a difference. Organized by Taproot, the leading national advocate for pro bono serv Read More
In Australia the Melbourne Cup is affectionately known as “the race that stops a nation”. As a cultural event, I imagine it’s similar to America’s Kentucky Derby and England’s Epsom Derby.

Every year, however, more and more cynics seem to come out of the woodwork. They range from the “ Read More
Integrity and transparency matter. Companies that genuinely value it, rather than just paying lip service to it, recognise how fundamental it is in achieving corporate success. Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …

Larry Keltto @Larry_Keltto Flies Solo in Entrepreneur Life

For Larry Keltto, entrepreneurship was a choice. After getting married in 1993, Keltto discovered the hours of a … More
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