- Is HR becoming more strategic?
While many HR professionals believe they are taking an increasingly strategic approach to business, the performance of HR departments is often called into question by executive teams. HR has come in for a fair bit of constructive criticism in some past issues of Human Resources magazine. This has largely been a reflective of much research and a wide variety of commentary from hundreds of executives, managers and often HR practitioners themselves
- View from the top: CEOs on HR
Executive impressions of HR have not always been the most glowing. In the first of a four-part series of executive roundtables, Craig Donaldson speaks with the officers in chief from four companies about HR’s strengths, shortcomings and areas for improvement
- AHRI – to give up on or not give up on?
I would like to reply to an item in your last edition (Issue 115, 17 October 2006, p10) by former AHRI Queensland state councillor and Griffiths University HR director, Janine Walker
- Taking a competitive technology advantage
Technology is revolutionising the practice of HR within many companies. Melissa Yen explores how HR related technology can assist organisations in establishing a competitive advantage
- Bringing home into work
Onsite childcare would be the holy grail of benefits for many employees with children. As Meg Mason writes, there are also numerous business benefits for providing childcare in the workplace
- Catching and keeping senior women beyond the glass ceiling
Getting a more balanced representation of women into top jobs is only worthwhile if they thrive, succeed and stay in their jobs once they break through the glass ceiling. Stephen Bevan reports