- The Faces of Redundancy
Four executives speak about their different experiences of being made redundant. Sarah O’Carroll reports
- Short, sharp and to the point
Executive education programs expose groups of managers to targeted academic and practical management education. Teresa Russell discovers why, even in tough times, spending in this area of learning is under no threat at McDonald’s or Melbourne Water.
- Resilience from within
Companies that are strong on the inside are showing resilience in the economic storm. Richard Barrett outlines how companies can build resilience through a value-based approach
- Workplaces rife with bullying
Despite the risk of hefty fines and damage to corporate reputation, many employers still seem blasé about the issues of workplace discrimination and bullying.
- Great returns on psychometric assessments
Psychometric assessment is a well-established tool used to help find the best person for a particular role. Teresa Russell looks at how Savills used a new approach with an old tool and reaped great business rewards
- Too nice has a price
The best HR managers combine great people skills with the backbone to be tough when necessary. It’s a delicate balance, writes Ken Gunn