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  • The changing face of leadership development by Miriam Bell

    Excellent leaders are in global demand but a major shortage of candidates means that companies need to be canny and revamp their own leadership development programs.

  • HR gets analytical by Iain Hopkins

    HR's analytical tools have come a long way from the haphazard insights gleaned from Excel spreadsheets. A new report has suggested that a new era of advanced workforce reporting will transform the HR function.

  • Landmark Barclay decision finally settled by the High Court by Stephanie Zillman

    The long-awaited decision in the case of Barclay v The Board of Bendigo Regional Institute of TAFE has been handed down and is being celebrated as a major win for employers fighting adverse action claims.

  • Industrial disputes on the rise: ABS by Iain Hopkins

    Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics regarding industrial disputes has shown that for 2011/12 there was a significant increase in disputes and days lost in the labour market – sparking debate on both sides of the political fence.

  • Rewiring the brain to boost visionary thinking by Iain Hopkins

    An alarming 71% of Australian business leaders lack high levels of visionary thinking – yet new research may reveal that neuroscience is the key to unlocking this potential in everyone.

  • HR outsourcing firm has landmark restraint of trade win by Astrid Wilson

    Restraint of trade clauses are a contractual headache for employers and HR – notoriously difficult to enforce, they have frequently been thrown out when tested by the courts. Yet a new finding may have turned that notion on its head.

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