People Managers Share Ideas On New Online Forum

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Media Release

People managers share ideas on new

online forum

April 8

Australian people managers are sharing information and professional perspectives on a new

national discussion forum set up by Australia’s professional HR body.

Launched in February, the site has experienced in the order of 5000 page views on discussion

topics that include:

The value of employee assistance programs 

Costs of staff turnover

Policies of receiving gifts from suppliers

What is considered an average staff turnover rate?

Training night shift staff returning from maternity leave

Standards for the HR profession 

Simple yet effective company induction programs

What reward and recognition policies work well?

Policies on staff ‘officially’ working from home 

Increasing workplace flexibility

New rules in paradise – collective agreements mandatory

The site is called HRconnect to which members of the Australian Human Resources Institute

can post topics, information and discussion items. Non-members can view the discussion topics

but not post.


About AHRI

The Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) is the national association representing human resource and people

management professionals.  AHRI leads the direction and fosters the growth of the HR profession through actively setting

standards and building the capability of the profession


For further information contact:

Paul Begley, national manager, government & media relations, Australian Human Resources Institute   

(03) 9918 9232         0402 897 884   

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