- Saving 'face'
Thinking about 'friending' your boss on Facebook? You may wish to reconsider. According to a US survey released by Robert Half, nearly half of all employers revealed they were uncomfortable being 'friended' by the staff they manage (48%) or their bosses (47%) on social networking site, Facebook.
- Leaders need to move from resignation to resilience
How do leaders create organisations that will emerge better than before the GFC? Leaders need to look beyond the tough times for opportunities in the current climate, keep an unwavering eye on their strategic objectives and use their values in decision making.
- Board recruitment based on gender and friends
Being the right gender and having the right friends makes it easier to get a position on a board, a recent study has revealed.
- Westpac human resources chief to retire
Westpac group executive for people, Ilana Atlas, has announced she will retire from the bank in December 2009. Atlas joined Westpac in 2000 as group secretary and general counsel and was appointed group executive, people & performance in 2003.
- Summer clerkship recruitment still a priority
In stark contrast to their UK counterparts, Australian firms are standing strong when it comes to their summer clerk recruitment programs.
- Individuality crushed in the workplace
Senior executives are compromising the productivity of their organisation by suppressing individuality and taking a highly conventional approach to leadership, recent research has revealed.