Following the trail: Building your digital footprint
While inappropriate online activity has been the undoing of countless professionals, many more have actually enhanced their careers by careful and strategic use of social media and online profiles. In fact, by not having an online professio ...
HR beyond the city limits: Albury City Council
Metropolitan organisations struggling with the talent shortage should spare a thought for employers located in regional areas. Iain Hopkins talks to one significant regional employer about their unique HR challenges
All about you
We all know the value of branding in the commercial marketing sense. Can the same rules apply to your own personal brand? Iain Hopkins finds out
Avoiding a road to nowhere
Stop and think – how did you get to where you are? What are your skills now? What do you really want moving forward? We often know what we don’t want, but what we do want is a little harder to determine. It may be time for a refresher cours ...
Breaking down the barriers
While Australia’s immigration policy has evolved reasonably well in addressing the skilled labour needs of the Australian economy, employers are urged to ‘watch this space’ when it comes to long overdue policy reform
SAS – working the good life
From free M&M’s 26 years ago to a world-renowned employee benefits system – SAS has pipped Google as the World’s Best Employer in Fortune magazine. Tom Washington speaks to ANZ managing director Gordon Clubb and HR director Brendan Gregor a ...
Choose your own adventure: HR at Parsons Brinckerhoff
While competitors were slashing their graduate recruitment programs, Parsons Brinckerhoff has pushed forward - and reaped significant benefits as a result. Iain Hopkins profiles Sylvie Vanasse
Instep: Glass floor or glass ceiling?
In this month's Instep, Melanie Barrett looks at the gender balance (or imbalance) that exists in most HR teams and looks at the implications for HR professionals and the profession
Profile: A change for the better
Paula Ward has funnelled a passion for environmental sustainability into an impressive HR career in professional services firms. Iain Hopkins reports
Gender wars: Why does inequality still exist?
The position of Australian women executives is declining. Statistics confirm this and Agender in the Boardroom research (EOWA and Egon Zehnder International) exposes the systemic bias against women, revealing a multitude of barriers prevent ...