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  • Hold onto your middle managers by

    Companies should think carefully before they go through with wholesale retrenchments of their middle managers and staff in non-transactional areas, a recent report has found

  • Don’t let former employees out of sight by

    Employers could be missing out on vital business opportunities by cutting ties with former employees as involuntary turnover continues to rise

  • Employee engagement vital in downturn by

    In an economic downturn, improving employee engagement can add real value to an organisation’s bottom line, according to a US expert

  • Perks kicked to the curb by HCA

    Recent reports indicate that some companies have resorted to cutting office perks in an effort to stay afloat amid financial turmoil; but while the cuts may help the bottom line, the effect on employee morale could be costly.

  • 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

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