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  • Dismal pay rises expected in 2009 by

    Employees in Asia-Pacific will see the most drastic cuts to their pay rises this year as companies cut back across the board, according to a Hewitt survey

  • Women and the talent crunch by

    Government and corporate leaders need to remove barriers facing women in the workplace, particularly those that make it difficult for women to balance the demands of work and family, in order to meet long-term workforce needs, according to Manpower

  • Leaders risk corporate recovery by

    Leaders are posing high risks to their organisations because of deficiencies in the skills needed to see them through the economic crisis, according to a Development Dimensions International (DDI) analysis of information about 3623 executives

  • Companies drop talent management ball by

    At a time when organisations need to optimise their workforces by addressing talent challenges promptly and appropriately, most companies are still struggling to institutionalise effective talent management practices and programs, a recent study has found

  • Employer confidence hits record low by

    Many employers are nervous about making long-term strategic decisions in relation to hiring and talent management as a result of uncertainty around the global financial crisis, according to Mark Steyn, CEO of Hudson Australia/New Zealand

  • Don’t get spooked by the downturn by

    Companies should not let worsening unemployment figures spook them into making hasty decisions about the retention and development of employees, according to Susan Heron, the CEO of the Australian Institute of Management in Melbourne

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