- Holding the winning hand
When university graduate Benjamin Leopold applied for a job as a network analyst with Oliver Wyman in New York, he didn’t think he would get it
- Establish your own recognition tradition
In Europe 50,000 white-collar workers were asked the question: “When looking for a new job, what motivates others and what motivates you?” Eighth in the list of what they thought motivated others was: “A full appreciation of work done” – but that answer was ranked first on their list of what motivated them
- HR jabberwocky
Could someone please tell me the difference between “talent management” and “human capital management”? People come into the corporate world talking like normal people and within a month, a week if they’re quick learners, they are bereft of simple English. Conferences, speeches and meetings, are awash with trite terminology, each new phrase more convoluted than the last. And who is more imaginative and colourful than the HR folk.
- Does one IR umbrella really provide protection?
Human Resources practitioners are often called upon to determine whether a Federal or State law applies to an employee.
- The branding imperative in talent management
Borrowing from the concepts of product and trademark brands, the talent brand is a relatively new idea.
- Going beyond paying lip service to paid maternity leave
There has been some debate lately around paid maternity leave. As our story on the left details, the government is looking to incorporate extra maternity leave entitlements into its National Employment Standards