- Career and children - do women have to choose?
I’m very frustrated listening to statistics about women in the workplace. The fact that 65 per cent of women from the public service who took maternity leave in 2000-01 have not received promotions in the last six years astounds me.
- Senior management buy-in: overcoming resistance to change
HR professionals often have an uphill battle when it comes to securing management support for HR management systems. In the first of a two-part article, Asta Development’s Michael McCullen looks at some of the more common mistakes and reveals a number of practical suggestions for gaining the support of management
- Weathering the economic storms
In the last few issues of Human Resources magazine, we have looked at the effects of a possible economic downturn on organisations and how their leaders and HR professionals should respond. The overall line of this coverage is that organisations should not put the brakes on and brace for impact
- Talent wars: beating the pack
Organisations need to consider how they can use recruitment, development and retention strategies to effectively manage their talent, while keeping these strategies in line with overall business strategy, Michael Potter writes
- New recipes for self-sourcing
When competition for talent is fierce and quality candidates are not knocking down your door, what can be done? Teresa Russell talks with two organisations that have used innovative low- and hi-tech sourcing strategies to solve their recruitment woes
- Keeping employees for being responsible
The Federal Government has signalled a clear commitment to environmental change with the release of its emissions trading green paper. As noted in our lead story, the proposed Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme is perhaps the most significant economic and social reform the country has seen in 25 years