- Redundancy misfire: Communicating to the survivors
Amid widespread redundancies, for the ‘survivors’ of the action there needs to be strategies and measures in place to restore the workplace back to its previous state, or at least a state of optimum productivity and engagement.
- HR in the driver’s seat of cultural direction
An interesting development in the HR community is the appointment of a ‘director of people and culture’ at News Limited – touted by the Australian CEO to institute a program of cultural change.
- HR in the driver’s seat of change
HR professionals are better equipped than ever to shape the businesses they work in, despite the monumental economic and leadership challenges they face, according to opinions shared at an annual HR conference and exhibition held in the UK.
- Online jobs ads no longer cutting edge
While the decline of print advertisements for jobs has been well documented, industry experts have predicted the beginning of a so-called 'third wave' of recruitment, whereby 'traditional' online job advertisements are losing out in favour of social networks.
- 300 workers latest cutback casualties
More than 300 jobs are expected to be lost under plans by Telstra to relocate some services to India as well as other offshore locations.
The company is intending to outsource some 160 jobs to India, with another 146 contractor positions also forecasted to go abroad.