- Hiring for Engageability
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.
- Frontline Intelligence: HR transitions – a crucial time to get it right
Transitioning into a new role in HR is an exciting time. New challenges, new priorities and new achievements are all on the horizon. The trick is to get off on the right foot by - and by paying attention to some key strategies this can be accomplished, writes Craig Mason.
- Australian HR Awards wrap up
This year’s Australian HR Awards were held on Friday night – what was it like, and who took away the big awards?
- Job ads drop as employers ease back on hiring intentions
Job ads are approaching new lows as employers pull back on hiring…for the time being, at least.
- Open-plan workspaces: Is it right for you?
Although hailed as another great leap in re-shaping the working world, are open-plan workspaces right for you and your organisation?
- The final frontier of executive search: Finding the next CEO
Although the process has only just kicked off, the search for Microsoft’s next CEO has already taken some interesting turns.