HR Management

Latest articles on human resource management and how to effectively manage resources. A number of issues are covered by the term ‘human resources management’. Apart from the standard functions related to people management such as employment, payroll, performance management, termination and policy management the HR function is now expected to add value by contributing to company strategy, and to demonstrate value through standard metrics and measurements. HR managers are expected to apply a strategic and comprehensive approach to workplace management and to make a drive the development and managment of the workplace culture and environment This section provides news, analysis and reference material on common HR Management issues such as HR strategy, HR systems, work-life balance, policy development, communication, performance management, change management, EEO and privacy issues

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“Motherhood penalty” creates widest gender pay gap

“Motherhood penalty” creates widest gender pay gap

Having a child will result in most women losing 17% of lifetime wages, with the “motherhood penalty” a major factor in Australia’s gender pay gap, the Diversity Council Australia says.

Video: WorkplaceInfo’s 'Monthly News Wrap'

Video: WorkplaceInfo’s 'Monthly News Wrap'

In a new feature on WorkplaceInfo, presenters Ray Welling (editor-in-chief of WorkplaceInfo) and Eloise Argent will bring you the highlights from our coverage each month.