- Career and children - do women have to choose?
I’m very frustrated listening to statistics about women in the workplace. The fact that 65 per cent of women from the public service who took maternity leave in 2000-01 have not received promotions in the last six years astounds me.
- Ethical business key for women
Australian female consumers and employees are demanding transparency and ethical business practices, with more than 90 per cent saying that a company’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a must and that it affects their purchasing and employment decisions.
- A dual-earner household, but with a twist
Let’s take an example. Catherine has recently completed a double degree in law and psychology. She is about 25, and working in a rehabilitation practice with workers returning to work after injury, a job she loves.
- 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