General people management

  • Sleeping on the job –a new innovative work practise? by External

    Once frowned upon as a definite no-no, short naps at work are just now being recognised as providing a vital boost to worker productivity. Christina Sykiotis investigates the benefits.

  • Lessons from Coca-Cola: centralise for efficiency by HRM

    How do you reduce costs and still ensure a consistent and high quality response to human resources issues? If you’re Coca-Cola you move all your HR management to one location and install a hotline.

  • Onboarding and the bottom line by Rose Sneyd

    An excellent onboarding process has a real, positive impact on a business’s bottom line, according to new research.

  • Staff angry sexual harassment manager reinstated by Stephanie Zillman

    Ambulance staff are furious a manager who was demoted for sexual harassment will return to work alongside the very people who lodged the complaints.

  • Talk is cheap in a telework environment by External,Iain Hopkins

    If you ask most HR managers what their company’s policy is around teleworking, the chances are they’ll tell you that they actively support and implement a teleworking program, writes Katie Fabian.

  • Yahoo boosts maternity leave by Iain Hopkins

    Yahoo’s new CEO Marissa Mayer famously returned to work just two weeks after having a baby last September, but she’s making sure other new mums get much longer.

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