- Successful succession
Succession planning is a particular challenge in the professional services and legal sector, as firms face a plethora of challenges on this front. Kate Gibbs looks at solutions to these succession planning problems and how to guarantee the future people viability of professional services and law firms
- Secrets of senior management buy-in
HR professionals often have an uphill battle when it comes to securing management support for HR management systems. In the last of a two-part article, Asta Development’s Michael McCullen looks at the steps to success in gaining the support of senior management
- Spreading the learning love
Fully leveraging the investment in a learning management system takes some doing. Teresa Russell talks with two companies that chose less expensive systems which exceeded their functional requirements, but had an immediate positive impact on the bottom line, and continue to do so
- 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.