HR Strategy

  • Sick and tired of HR rhetoric by

    That’s it; I am sick and tired of all this continual HR rhetoric. If my company isn’t talking about “talent management” it’s talking about the “psychological contract” or “continual employee development”. Who knows what next month’s buzz phrase is going to be? The only thing that has remained consistent during the past five years is that all these empty HR/retention strategies are a load of hot air

  • Resolving disputes on the job by

    Unresolved workplace disputes and grievances can be very costly. Carole Goldsmith examines the role of conflict resolution in the workplace and looks at strategies that employers are using to prevent and handle disputes on the job

  • The pursuit of life, work and happiness by

    A few issues ago we published an article on WorkChoices and its potential contribution to the decline of trust and fairness in the workplace in the pursuit of profitability

  • IR sky is not falling by

    It seems it is fashionable to blame current industrial relations legislation for just about everything negative that happens in the workplace. The recent article, “WorkChoices killing loyalty” (issue 131, 26 June 2007, p1) is one example

  • The diversity advantage by

    Companies that embrace diversity open themselves up to a new source of competitive advantage, writes Allan Schweyer

  • Creating space for HR by

    HR professionals need time and space in order to make a more strategic contribution to business. Craig Donaldson speaks with Chris Mitchell, MD of EDS Australia, about this process and how HR can better work with management

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