- The right pill to take
HR needs the support of the CEO if it is to be successful, but HR also needs to deliver on executive expectations. Craig Donaldson speaks with Blackmores GM and COO Jennifer Tait about the relationship between HR and the business
- Providing objective feedback to managers
I have a manager who is simply not operating at the strategic level. They are a really nice person and their own team thinks they are wonderful but they are very operationally focussed. What things can I do to help highlight my concerns?
- Back to basics HR
Thank you for this down-to-earth article (issue 124, 20 March 2007, p 8), written for real people by real people. Having come through financial services, hospitality HR (as an outsider) and then a manufacturing environment – always as a one-person HR show, I can tell you that Malcolm Jackman has it nailed!
- Better management of injured workers needed
Employers need to manage injured workers better if they want to reduce workers’ compensation costs under the current state regimes, according to risk advisory firm Marsh
- Corporate medical examinations: what is the focus?
The human being was designed more than 100,000 years ago and lived in a nature park better than heritage listing. Now, the human being lives in an environment that has been chiefly man-made or extensively human-influenced. Currently, modern man is constantly adapting a Stone Age design to the new situation
- Manager skills update
In the ever-evolving role of the manager, the current skills shortage has cast leadership ability into even sharper focus. Melissa Yen looks into what some experts are saying modern-day leaders needs to include in their kit bags