- Leisure boosts
By the time you read this column, I should be carving up a mountain in New Zealand – or at least brushing snow out of my beanie and off my face, while my seven-year-old son giggles uncontrollably at the gap between his father’s perception of his ability and the reality.
- Has HR really changed? Part two
In the first part to this article (published in issue 131) I cited Keith Hammonds’ feature in Fast Company Magazine entitled: “Why We Hate HR”.
- Building a relationship for success
You can have as many fine HR initiatives as you like, but if you can’t sell them to your line managers, they’re not worth the paper they’re written on. Teresa Russell talks with a senior HR manager and a national sales manager about the key elements of a successful HR strategy rollout
- Walking the line
“It’s show business, not show friends.” Or so the saying goes. But where does that leave HR? As Australia faces the impact of globalisation, a private equity boom, low levels of unemployment and an economy that demands transformation within its workforce, business focus remains on processes, productivity and ultimately, cost effectiveness
- Has HR really changed?
In August 2005, Fast Company Magazine published an article that launched a firestorm among HR professionals worldwide
- The people equation: cost versus value
HR is often perceived as a cost centre within organisations. Melissa Yen speaks with Wayne Cascio about the economic and financial impact of HR initiatives and people investments, and what HR can do to capitalise on return on investment