- Top-ranked companies
TWO AUSTRALIAN companies – BHP Billiton and Woolworths – have been listed in their industry categories in the 2008 rankings of “The World’s Most Admired Companies.”
- More older women in the workforce
THE NUMBER of women in the workplace over the age of 55 will increase by 19 per cent between now and 2012.
- CEOs hazy on emissions trading
CEOs AND senior executives know alarmingly little about Australia’s emissions trading scheme (ETS), an initiative of the Federal Government to adjust for the challenges of global climate change.
- Welcome to the reality of diversity
Is “diversity” yet another buzzword being bandied about by large organisations trying to attract and recruit top employees? Or are diversity programs becoming a reality within today’s organisations and something which no company can survive without?
- Australia worst in world at taking holidays
THIRTY-EIGHT per cent of Australians do not take all of their allocated annual leave days, making them once again the worst in the world at taking all their entitled annual leave.
- Firms make virtue of the virtual
VIRTUAL TEAMS are becoming an integral part of the corporate world and will soon not just be a luxury but a necessity.