- HR software market: The sleeping giant has awoken
In one of the biggest corporate deals to hit the business headlines this year, Oracle yesterday announced the acquisition of corporate recruiting software provider Taleo – but the takeover bid spells more than just an interesting market change. The sleepy niche HR software market has awoken.
- HR managers must challenge employees
A new online survey has revealed that the number one reason employees leave their jobs is because they do not feel challenged or motivated at work.
- Go as Gaga to work: Dare to wear initiative
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is no longer just a foot note in the day-to-day life of an organisation, but an integral aspect of HR strategy and a way to communicate a commitment to the community in which a business operates.
- Road to self-discovery: Exit interviews
Understanding the actual motivations behind resignations from an organisation is a vital first step in addressing staff turnover issues, yet this process is regularly overlooked according to a recent study.
- Learning to learn: Overcoming barriers to learning
Are your learning programs met with apathy, cynicism or outright avoidance by staff? Kate Messenger outlines the barriers to learning and how to overcome them.
- Offshoring the result of “poor HR leadership”: Minister
Business leaders have issued a stern response to comments by employment and workplace relations minister Bill Shorten, who said yesterday that the tide of off-shoring is a band-aid response to the high cost of doing business in Australia, and organisations could get better productivity by retaining their workers long-term.