- Is it time?
Business has expressed some serious concerns about Labor’s industrial relations policy, with a few very large companies personally letting Kevin Rudd know how they feel. On the other hand, business has not been overtly happy with all the red tape and confusion around the introduction of WorkChoices either. In fact, many companies (see page one stories) are still taking a wait and see approach with the Federal Government’s industrial relations reforms
- Demonstrating HR’s value
HR needs to be able to communicate the value that it brings to the table. Craig Donaldson speaks with David Sykes, CEO of Symantec, about the value HR can add and how it can best demonstrate this
- On the road to health
We have put a health and wellbeing program in place for our senior managers, however many of them have extensive travel commitments and find it hard to stick to a set program. What sort of things can we do to realistically help them?
- 12 best recruiting practices to copy
A recruiting function can become excellent merely by identifying, copying, and then improving upon what other firms have already proven to be effective. There’s no shame in copying from the best, writes John Sullivan
- 100% YES!
Emotional intelligence is an increasingly popular way of assessing the soft skills of managers and executives. There are a raft of tests available on the market to help companies assess EI, but what realistic, quick and effective methods are available to help managers and executives improve on the results of less than positive EI test results?
- Taking the pulse
It takes a lot of character to undertake an organisational survey when you know the troops aren’t happy. Teresa Russell talks to some organisations that are not only prepared to listen, but use the negative results to create positive workplaces