- Firms make virtue of the virtual
VIRTUAL TEAMS are becoming an integral part of the corporate world and will soon not just be a luxury but a necessity.
- How Nokia and IBM go about employer branding and winning the war for talent
Organisations with a strong employer brand don’t need to fight for candidates in a tight labour market. Teresa Russell looks at how Nokia and IBM go about employer branding and winning the war for talent
- Draining India’s talent
SOURCING SKILLED workers in India to help alleviate the talent shortage has been a common solution for Australian companies, however many are now realising that India’s talent pool is not limitless, says Vishal Bakshi, head of HR Asia Pacific, HCL Technologies.
- Perfect leadership storm looming
MORE THAN 75 per cent of HR executives are concerned with their ability to develop future leaders, and given the explosive growth in emerging markets and the retirement of experienced personnel in more mature economies, companies are placing their growth strategies at risk if they cannot identify and develop the next generation of leaders
- Metrics and measuring up HR
It is impossible to have a strategically-driven HR function unless you have a good handle on your human capital metrics. Teresa Russell investigates world’s best practice and speaks to an expert who says the only HR metrics that are important have dollar signs in front of them
- Australian HR Awards 2007 winners recognised
ST.GEORGE BANK took out four awards at the recent Australian HR Awards 2007, including the much sought after Davidson Trahaire Corpsych Award for Employer of Choice (more than 1,000 employees)