- One in four workers are depressed
According to new research, one in four employees worldwide (23% of all respondents) identifies with five or more of the key factors in depression, as outlined by the World Health Organisation.
- HR in the driver’s seat of change
HR professionals are better equipped than ever to shape the businesses they work in, despite the monumental economic and leadership challenges they face, according to opinions shared at an annual HR conference and exhibition held in the UK.
- Opportunity knocks: Learn adaptive leadership skills
The renowned Adaptive Leadership model from Harvard University will be featured at a two-day course in Sydney on 1-2 December, hosted by not-for-profit organisation,The Benevolent Society.
- The boomerang effect: Should you rehire?
Welcoming back former employees can be a smart move, and may be the answer to filling managerial positions during the tightening of the skills shortage, but only under the right circumstances.
- Thorough contingency plans needed for GFC2
Simply trying to “just survive” during the economic downturn is not going to cut it during 2012, and a leading business turnaround consultant has warned businesses must take the uncertain conditions as an opportunity to stand out from the competition.
- New era of team building needed
While HR continues to invest in team building exercises, a new study has shown that many programs miss the mark when it comes to improving engagement, workplace relationships, communication and motivation.