- 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
- Get the timing right
Time and attendance systems are central to any HR technology implementation, and newer systems are increasingly integrating into the overall business. Angus Kidman speaks to three diverse companies about their time and attendance software strategy
- Why knowledge is power
When long-term members of staff leave an organisation, they also take with them organisational knowledge. Melissa Yen speaks with Professor Wayne Brockbank about knowledge transfer and why it will become increasingly important
- Career or life – women’s only choice
ALMOST 57 per cent of Australian women believe taking maternity leave will be detrimental to their careers
- Defence follows private sector lead
One of our front page stories looks at the restructure of the Australian Defence Force’s HR function. The story notes that Defence is poised to launch a massive HR transformation which will split its strategic HR and service delivery functions and align HR more closely with Defence’s strategic priorities and decision making