Features

  • Dotting the I’s and crossing the T’s by HRD

    With contracting increasing in popularity for both workers and employers, how can HR create  contracting relationships that are both value-adding and compliant?

  • Calming stormy seas: executive coaching by HRD

    In periods of uncertainty it’s in the interests of both employers and employees to commit to professional development, and one proven option is executive coaching

  • Strength through diversity by External

    Beyond cultural awareness days, what else can organisations be doing to break down cultural barriers in the workplace? Jessica Cooper explores the latest options

  • Breaking down the barriers by Iain Hopkins

    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

  • What's your China strategy? by External

    Tasked with helping to expand operations into China? What separates the heroes from the zeroes is the ability to hit the ground with both a plan and the flexibility to update it on the fly. Morry Morgan provides some advice before you start to pack

  • Once upon a long ago by External

    Traditional leadership programs, with their suite of standard skills development opportunities, may not produce leaders capable of dealing with ambiguity and complexity. An alternative approach places an emphasis on facilitating ‘self-actualisation’ through storytelling. Paul Lawrence & Kieran White explain

  • Talking loud...and saying nothing by External

    Online communication, printed material, and town hall meetings keep staff updated about organisational changes taking place, but they do not change opinions. Steve Casey outlines a more effective approach to change communication

  • SAS – working the good life by Iain Hopkins

    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 about how the region’s company values and employment practices have transformed the business

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