- Rethinking talent management in an economic downturn
Given the centrality of talent to organisational success, it is difficult to imagine a more pressing business imperative. Yet, short-termism deflects management attention from longer-term issues such as talent sourcing and development, writes Dianne Jacobs
- 10 ways to transform your HR services
The route to e-enabled HR is rarely smooth. HR transformation expert Paul McLintic offers 10 tips for HR transformation
- Hitting pay dirt
Technological developments in payroll administration and processing can have a dramatic impact on the role that HR plays in an organisation. Teresa Russell looks at organisations that have freed themselves from the shackles of old, unstable payroll systems
- Broadening the value of your MBA
All MBA students should graduate with the basic skills and tools necessary for problem solving in the business environment. Most expect to further their careers as a result of their study. Teresa Russell talks with HR professionals about the value of their MBA studies
- Will US economic woes impact the market for offshore talent?
The current US unemployment rate is 5 per cent, which is a decade high. Subprime housing, credit, oil and dollar crises are all signs of a potentially severe economic recession in the US. The US economy may suffer further as the effects of the slumping housing market ripple through the economy, eroding job creation and consumer spending.
- Making the step up from HR to the CEO
It is rare for a CEO to come up through the HR function. However, it is not unprecedented, and with the right tools and experience, it is possible. Sarah O’ Carroll speaks to leaders in the field about the best path a HR professional can take in order to pave their way to the top job