Advantages And Disadvantages Of Voluntary Redundancy vs Forced Redundancy

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Voluntary Redundancy vs Forced Redundancy With the world economy struggling and companies continuing to layoff staff, questions arise over the respective advantages and disadvantages of voluntary redundancy vs forced redundancy. It is an emotionally-charged topic for all involved, including for the people making the decisions about who goes and who stays.…

voluntary redundancy vs forced redundancy

Recent Job Losses In Australia [Plus Free Interview On Managing Redundancies]

It’s been a rough few weeks for redundancies and job losses in the Australian labour market.  Today we’re looking at the recent announcements. We’re also sharing another helpful free HRwisdom resource on the right way to handle redundancies. Before we get started, you may also be interested in these other HRwisdom articles (they will open in…

Workplace Bullying E-Learning

Australian Government Gives $20 Million To Combat Workplace Bullying [So Here’s Your Free Workplace Bullying E-Learning Module]

Workplace Bullying is a major problem in all economies.  The Australian Government estimates that workplace bullying costs the national economy over $36 million dollars per year in lost productivity. As a result, the recent Federal Budget allocated over $20 million dollars to the Fair Work Commission so that it could do more in this troublesome…

How To Manage Redundancies

How To Manage Redundancies Without Destroying All Staff Goodwill [Audio Interview]

HRwisdom asked one of its contributors, Jacqui Alder, what was her advice for businesses on how to manage redundancies without destroying all employ goodwill?  Jacqui Alder is a consultant with extensive and diverse experience across Human Resources, change management, organisational development and industrial relations. Jacqui’s experience has been gained across a variety of industry sectors.…

New HRwisdom Report

How Involving Your Staff In Your Company’s Online Marketing Can Increase Sales, Decrease Costs, and Increase Staff Motivation

HRwisdom has published a special new report for HR professionals and business managers keen to make a financial difference to their company. The report reveals a unique opportunity for HR professionals and staff managers to be recognised as a real business partner by decreasing costs and actively growing the business. The report is called: How…

Work Stress

Managing Work Stress – Part 2

The issue of managing work stress is an important one for employers. Apart from the financial costs to the business, there are obvious impacts on individuals and work teams. Following on from his previous article on managing work stress, regular HRwisdom contributor Weng Chio Fan explains how innovation can help your employees to cope better with…

Workplace Bullying and Harassment

Workplace Sexual Harassment [Powerful Video]

A major issue for any employer is how to prevent workplace bullying and sexual harassment. Under Occupational Health and Safety and anti-discrimination law, employers have a legal responsibility to provide a safe workplace. This short video explains: What is workplace sexual harassment. The social and economic effects What employers should do. Feel free to share the video…