Posted on 4 June 2013
Stern times call for better leaders
Latest research shows engagement and leadership the keys to success in difficult times
Sydney, 3 June 2013: While all businesses face similar challenges in times of economic uncertainty, some are far better prepared than others to survive and even prosper – despite the difficulties. Those businesses are the ones with higher levels of employee engagement.
Employers more tolerant of hiring inked employees
Getting inked may no longer be a barrier to getting hired.
Employers are becoming increasingly relaxed about hiring staff with tattoos, with some happy to let workers show off their ink.
Up to one in five Kiwis was likely to be tattooed - with the odds increasing to one in three if they were under 30, a survey by UMR research in 2009 found.
Posted on 31 May 2013
Employer tattoo coverup request ruled OK
A spit roast catering company has been awarded $15,000 in costs against the Director of Human Rights Proceedings after winning the right to ask an employee to cover up her tattoos.The award by the Human Rights Review Tribunal, comes 18 months after it ruled there was no direct discrimination to the employee, Claire Haupini.