- Bullying claims at 10 Downing Street
As the topic of workplace bullying floods the media in Australia, it has reached the top in the UK as Prime Minister Gordon Brown faces allegations of bullying of junior staff in Downing Street.
- Lawyers mentoring to inspire next generation
The Victorian Women Lawyers and the Women Barristers Association will work to assist the next generation of female lawyers via the 2010 Law Student Mentoring Program.
- Toyota put the brakes on training
Toyota’s president, Akio Toyoda, has admitted that the company’s desire to grow and expand was not matched with adequate training, causing widespread failure of the Japanese cars
- Workforce planning high on HR agenda
Organisations expect efforts in workforce planning to increase dramatically in 2010.
- HR salary survey reveals jobs in demand
There may be increased demand for experienced HR professionals specialising in learning and development, recruitment and talent management in 2010, a recruitment firm has suggested.
- Knowledge workers doing the work of three people
Companies which do not plan to replace the staff they let go in 2009, or come up with an alternative solution, may find a decrease in the quality and sustainability of knowledge workers’ performance.