- Weight training is for girls
When women started flocking to the gyms in the 1970s and ’80s, the craze was all about ‘women’s fitness’, which pretty much meant aerobics. Perhaps an issue of perceived femininity, there has long been a taboo about women lifting weights, undoubtedly fuelled by many of the old myths, some of which survive today. Here are just a few
- How can HR help during an economic crisis?
This issue’s executive panel speak to Sarah O’Carroll about what HR should be doing to help their organisation if times are tough
- The rise of the interim manager
Australian businesses are often reluctant to use freelance interim managers to temporarily fill senior leadership vacancies while suitable permanent candidates are sought. However, as Phil Warburton reports, a change in attitude is starting to emerge
- Building the business case for HR investments
Organisations are constantly seeking to improve their return on investment in people and increase their profitability. Les Pickett shares some practical guidelines to help HR professionals prepare a business case for human capital investments
- Do your homework
The MBA is a popular choice of further study for business executives who want to change, fast-track or consolidate their careers. Choosing the best university to study at means different things to different people. Teresa Russell reports
- All aboard!
Online inductions are being used by some organisations to streamline and transform the on-boarding process. Teresa Russell looks at how companies have discovered that inducting new employees online supplements, but doesn’t replace, the face-to-face orientation process