- Managing in tough economic times
WITH CONCERNS about a global economic decline, organisational leaders and managers are facing tough questions and difficult choices: how deeply can you cut costs without creating unintended negative consequences? What about layoffs? How do you get workers energised despite looming economic threats? How do you discourage defensive internal politics?
- HR’s boost for business in spotlight
A SMALL but growing number of companies are demonstrating the impact HR policies can have in meeting overall business goals, according to a recent US report
- Employers get more bargaining chips
THE INTRODUCTION of a good faith bargaining obligation under Fair Work Australia will have a significant impact on enterprise bargaining and workplace relations generally, according to a leading expert in enterprise bargaining
- HR at boiling point in Asia
GROWTH IN Asia has made human capital challenges in the region increasingly acute and has intensified the competition for talent, according to a recent study
- Are experienced employees falling behind?
EMPLOYERS SAY workplace skills are more important now for experienced workers than for new entrants to the workforce.
- Train, cross train and retrain
A BREAKDOWN in the education-to-employment supply chain must be addressed by managing education and conducting workforce planning, says Matthew Tukaki, director and head of Government policy organisation SansGov.