- Senior management buy-in: overcoming resistance to change
HR professionals often have an uphill battle when it comes to securing management support for HR management systems. In the first of a two-part article, Asta Development’s Michael McCullen looks at some of the more common mistakes and reveals a number of practical suggestions for gaining the support of management
- Do you really know your employees?
The fact that something is written down doesn’t make it true. Unfortunately, this is especially true of CVs. Teresa Russell talks with two organisations that have strengthened their pre-employment screening and background checks. One has done so by choice and the other by law
- Weathering the economic storms
In the last few issues of Human Resources magazine, we have looked at the effects of a possible economic downturn on organisations and how their leaders and HR professionals should respond. The overall line of this coverage is that organisations should not put the brakes on and brace for impact
- Workplace stress and why it matters
Stress is simply a consequence of a failure to adapt to change, and results when one perceives a discrepancy, whether real or not, between the demands of a situation on the one hand, and on their resources to deal with them on the other.
- Manage your gym investment
Gym memberships aren’t cheap. So, when you make the commitment to pay their fees, you also need to make a commitment to yourself to get something out of it. Think of this not as an expense, but as an investment in your health and ultimately, your life. Like any investment, how well you manage it will determine the outcome. Here are some suggestions to help get the most from your fitness investment
- HRIS and the importance of integration
I am currently evaluating various HR systems and I keep hearing how important integration is. I can appreciate a successful HRIS strategy would require an effective payroll integration, but where else would integration be important and why?