HR Strategy

  • Why HR isn’t asked for HR advice by

    HR will never be able to contribute as it should to the success of an organisation unless HR professionals have broader business experience, writes David Creelman

  • Secrets of senior management buy-in by

    HR professionals often have an uphill battle when it comes to securing management support for HR management systems. In the last of a two-part article, Asta Development’s Michael McCullen looks at the steps to success in gaining the support of senior management

  • Career and children - do women have to choose? by

    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 by

    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 by

    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 by

    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

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