- Plugging into HR central
What’s best? A central HR function where all HR-related matters can be addressed by a group of experts? Or should companies do away with HR and make it the responsibility of line managers? Kate Gibbs looks at the pros and cons of centralised, decentralised and hybrid HR models
- Should You Go With RPO?
Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) is usually considered by organisations when DIY recruitment is not working.
- The outsource resource
HR teams in many organisations lack the full range of skills and/or resources required by the businesses they serve. Consultants and outsourced solutions can bridge these skills gaps. Teresa Russell speaks with two organisations that run lean and mean HR operations without creating a dependency on their consultants or outsourced providers
- Come jump on the CSR bandwagon
It’s surprising that eighty per cent of CEOs admit that they don’t know anything (or very little) about Australia’s Emissions Trading Scheme (see CEOs hazy on emissions trading)
- Women in finance
THE PROPORTION of females working in the finance industry has fallen 3 per cent to 45 per cent since 1997, with female participation in the sector dropping off particularly in the older age groups.
- Holding the winning hand
When university graduate Benjamin Leopold applied for a job as a network analyst with Oliver Wyman in New York, he didn’t think he would get it