- Succession planning: women in the pipeline?
Succession planning is considered necessary for every organisation from the family farm through to Fortune 500 companies. Teresa Russell talks to two organisations that operate at different ends of the spectrum. Both are doing what is within their powers (and budget) to identify, develop and retain future leaders - with a special emphasis on women
- Has HR really changed?
In August 2005, Fast Company Magazine published an article that launched a firestorm among HR professionals worldwide
- The people equation: cost versus value
HR is often perceived as a cost centre within organisations. Melissa Yen speaks with Wayne Cascio about the economic and financial impact of HR initiatives and people investments, and what HR can do to capitalise on return on investment
- HR strategy: myth or reality?
HR professionals need a well-rounded skill set in order to take a more strategic approach. However, as Personnel Today recently found, there are a number of different views on just what the skill sets should be comprised of
- Taking the next HRIS step
Our organisation has a few well-defined HR processes and we use mainly excel to track the data. Now we are considering purchasing a HRIS. Could you tell me what I need to consider when evaluating an out of the box solution vs. customised application?
- Making the most of workforce planning
In an era of skills shortages and retention challenges, workforce planning has become more critical than ever. How can technology assist in future workforce planning, how can companies extend their approach across an entire industry, and how can you get a return on workforce planning system investments? Angus Kidman investigates