HRD issue 13.08

by 28 Aug 2015
Cover story: The 2015 Asia-Pacific HR report
HRD asked over 3,000 HR professionals in the Asia-Pacific region for their opinions about their profession. The results provide a snapshot of the health of this ever-evolving industry, showcasing what’s being done well and what needs to improve

Features

Head above water: New executive transitions
How can employers ensure new executives not only have their heads above water but are on their victory lap by the time their first appraisal rolls around?  

Building on similarities, not differences: LG’s cultural exchange
LG is known for its company slogan ‘Life’s Good’, but how does this translate to the employee experience? Iain Hopkins chats to HR director Amanda Jackson about building a culturally diverse company that thrives by looking back on its rich history as much as it does by future planning

7 truths for dealing with toxic CEOs
Toxic CEOs can derail your career, flatten your enthusiasm and even make you sick. Cindy Tonkin provides seven pathways on dealing with toxic bosses

Not-for-profits: Mythbusters
Despite tight budgets and often limited resources, the pros outweigh the cons in not-for-profit organisations – but that’s not to say HR practitioners in Australia’s 45,000+ significant NFPs have it easy. One HRD is keen to clear the air

Wish you were here: HR at LinkedIn
It’s now one of the most well-known brands in the world, but just three years ago LinkedIn was just starting out on its journey. HRD chats to Kate Cowman, senior HR business partner talent solutions, APAC, about the latest developments

L&D: New challenges, new approaches
From MOOCs to ‘swarming’ and a whole host of new and innovative L&D initiatives, Gary Taylor explores the brave new world of corporate learning