General people management

  • Future leaders: Who has the right stuff? by Iain Hopkins

    Making the leap from manager to leader has always been challenging, but what will the leaders of tomorrow be up against, and how can employers groom them for an uncertain future?

  • Opinion: Redefining talent management to improve company performance by External

    Many organisations make the mistake of defining top talent simply as high performers, without taking into consideration their alignment with the company's overall strategy. Paul MacRae outlines a better approach.

  • Communications Department executives slammed – for lack of communication by Chloe Taylor

    A review into the Communications Department has found that employees are unhappy with their executive leadership team, ironically for their lack of visibility in the workplace.

  • ‘On-demand economy’ – the catch 22 of employment? by Chloe Taylor

    Research has found that ‘on-demand’ employees are noticing increasing pitfalls to their work. One organisation has suggested that the steady employment of a minority is damaging the labour market.

  • Australian jobseekers among most likely liars in Asia-Pacific by Chloe Taylor

    Background screenings have found that Australian candidates are some of the most likely in the Asia-Pacific region to be caught lying to secure a job – are your candidates lying to you?

  • The business of design by Iain Hopkins

    Look around your office. How many desks sit empty? With telework taking off, studies have shown that, on occasion, just 50% of desks are ever occupied. Beyond having flashy corporate HQs, it might be time to focus on making the space support the business and the people working within it, as Iain Hopkins discovers

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