- Keys to successful workforce planning – Westpac story
Workforce planning can make a significant contribution to the success of any company. HR Leader looks at how Westpac approaches the issue and details the makings of successful workforce planning programs
- Where quirky meets corporate – St.George meets Westpac
Combining the quirky culture of St.George Bank with the corporate culture of Westpac was a challenging task for the merging banks. Sarah O’Carroll goes behind the scenes of the biggest merger in Australian history to determine some of the HR lessons one year on
- Banking on corporate responsibility at Westpac
Westpac sustainability seer Graham Paterson tells Ben Abbott that corporate responsibility is here to stay, and serious risk and HR managers would be wise to take note
- Westpac human resources chief to retire
Westpac group executive for people, Ilana Atlas, has announced she will retire from the bank in December 2009. Atlas joined Westpac in 2000 as group secretary and general counsel and was appointed group executive, people & performance in 2003.
- 'Short-termism' fatal for business: AIM survey
A survey of more than 1,200 executives has revealed that achieving 'short-term financial goals' is influencing the business direction of almost half of Australia's corporations.
- Employment market: Light at the end of the tunnel?
Australian employers are being urged not to rush into further workforce cuts in response to the economic downturn, despite the Australian Bureau of Statistics June Labour Force results revealing unemployment has risen 0.1% to 5.8%.