• Uncharted territory: HR IN THE SOCIAL ERA by External

    Jim Lefever outlines why the shift away from Industrial Age thinking cannot be ignored – and why the new ‘Social Era’ means HR must tap into the power of community

  • Adapt or Die: How to Stay Relevant by External

    Why do some organisations adapt and thrive while others fade away and disappear? Michael McQueen provides his tips for ensuring your employer brand – and your organisation as a whole – stays ahead of the wave of change

  • Australia's Best HR Teams by Iain Hopkins

    What makes for a phenomenal HR team in 2013? Human Capital asks four of last year’s shortlisted ‘best HR team’ leaders from the Australian HR Awards

  • Are you thinking of the ink? Tattoos impacting hires by Cameron Edmond

    Despite a surge in popularity, tattoos still present a barrier for many job-seekers, research suggests.

  • Optimising meetings: Stronger, better, fewer by HCA

    Meetings can be time-consuming and counterproductive, but are sometimes necessary. How can you optimise the meetings in your workplace?

  • Hiring for Engageability by External

    An enormous amount of time and money is spent by companies on employee engagement, under the premise that a more engaged workforce contributes to the bottom line. Much of the effort afforded to engagement is via employee surveys used to identify how the work environment can be optimised to engage people further. While there is no doubt considerable benefit to be gained from implementing change initiatives aimed at optimising engagement, we feel too many organisations concentrate their efforts on engaging people once they are in the organisation. Yet engagement is a two-way street – it depends on how you treat people as well as on who you hire.

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