- 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
- Behold the unsung heroes
Organisational restructuring is notoriously tumultuous for a business. Kate Gibbs goes behind the scenes of some mergers in the legal profession to explore how HR can contribute to the process
- The growing divide in HR
In our most recent issue of Human Resources magazine, the front page news story, “Future of HR still not certain” noted that the future of the HR function will continue to rely increasingly upon its ability to establish a high level of strategic business presence