Diversity & inclusion (312 items)


Warning on workaholism; Employee referral tips; and more

Despite their "obsessive inner drive" to work, workaholics are less productive and more prone to depression, new research has found. This article also highlights new figures on graduate salaries, the seven steps that lead to employee referral success, and which workplaces are truly inclusive of LGBTI employees. » more »





Workplace relations specialist in FWC dispute; New gender reporting requirements; and more

A self-proclaimed workplace relations specialist that unfairly sacked an injured worker has won an application to ban a decision regarding remedy. Meanwhile, new gender reporting requirements will help employers identify their inequality 'hot spots', and AHRI has called for long service leave amendments. » more »



Women make better leaders; Three-minute breaks boost productivity; and more

Women score higher than men on nearly all the emotional competencies associated with effective leadership, making them far more likely to retain team members, new research shows. Read this and other studies on executive selection, the productivity benefits of short breaks, and grad recruitment ROI. » more »



'Narrow focus' resulted in discrimination; "startling" gender pay gap news; and more

An employer's narrow focus on reasonable adjustments resulted in discrimination, a tribunal has found. Meanwhile, new research shows the "startling" difference between salaries of top-tier male and female managers; how Male Champions of Change organisations have progressed gender diversity; and what organisations are doing to counter expected skills gaps. » more »