- Salary expectations a ‘pressure cooker’ in 2012
HR is the meat in the sandwich as the C-suite increases pressure to improve the quality of new recruits whilst keeping a lid on salary expenses, according to the findings of a new report.
- Investigations - when to conduct internally or externally
When assessing whether an investigation should be conducted internally or not, John Boardman recommends that organisations consider several key factors.
- HR managers must challenge employees
A new online survey has revealed that the number one reason employees leave their jobs is because they do not feel challenged or motivated at work.
- Go as Gaga to work: Dare to wear initiative
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is no longer just a foot note in the day-to-day life of an organisation, but an integral aspect of HR strategy and a way to communicate a commitment to the community in which a business operates.
- Road to self-discovery: Exit interviews
Understanding the actual motivations behind resignations from an organisation is a vital first step in addressing staff turnover issues, yet this process is regularly overlooked according to a recent study.
- Offshoring the result of “poor HR leadership”: Minister
Business leaders have issued a stern response to comments by employment and workplace relations minister Bill Shorten, who said yesterday that the tide of off-shoring is a band-aid response to the high cost of doing business in Australia, and organisations could get better productivity by retaining their workers long-term.