- What to do when Cupid strikes
While there’s no way (and perhaps no reason) to try and prevent workplace romances, office liaisons can be tricky and awkward to manage – looking at them from a decidedly unromantic perspective may be the way to go.
- The workplace of the future is here: Shorten
The sheer acceleration of workplace trends that have been at play for the last two decades, such as higher participation rates, more women in the workforce, greater flexibility, and lifelong education and training, mean in many ways the ‘workplace of the future’ is already here.
- Salary expectations a ‘pressure cooker’ in 2012
HR is the meat in the sandwich as the C-suite increases pressure to improve the quality of new recruits whilst keeping a lid on salary expenses, according to the findings of a new report.
- HR software market: The sleeping giant has awoken
In one of the biggest corporate deals to hit the business headlines this year, Oracle yesterday announced the acquisition of corporate recruiting software provider Taleo – but the takeover bid spells more than just an interesting market change. The sleepy niche HR software market has awoken.
- HR managers must challenge employees
A new online survey has revealed that the number one reason employees leave their jobs is because they do not feel challenged or motivated at work.
- Go as Gaga to work: Dare to wear initiative
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is no longer just a foot note in the day-to-day life of an organisation, but an integral aspect of HR strategy and a way to communicate a commitment to the community in which a business operates.