- Employee assessment tools – friend or foe?
Buying in assessment tools such as psychometric tests and organisational surveys appears to be a growing trend in Australian human resource management. Fiona Marsden looks at how organisations are using these tools in recruitment, staff development and training
- The ROI in Enterprise Web 2.0 and Corporate Social Networking
Few social phenomena of the past decade have rivalled social networking and Web 2.0. Websites such as LinkedIn, MySpace, Facebook, Wikipedia and in India, Orkut, have attracted millions of users of all ages and backgrounds. For “social” networking and public information sharing, these tools have been spectacularly successful. It only stands to reason then, that the technology might be used for professional or corporate use; for networking and knowledge sharing – behind the firewall, so to speak
- I love your work …
Business leaders constantly search for the X-factor incentives that will motivate their people to be enthusiastic and productive. But what really works?
- Making change stick: CEOs’ top 7 tips
Flexibility of leadership style and the speed to respond to external drivers are essential for making change stick, according to Australian-based CEOs
- Keeping a finger on the pulse
Increasingly, Australian organisations are embracing broad-ranging programs to improve employee health and wellbeing. Fiona Marsden looks at how organisations are using health assessments to measure pre-and post-program outcomes
- Where HR meets risk management
A number of years ago I interviewed Stephen Cooper, who was the interim CEO for Enron in the wake of its spectacular collapse in 2001