HR Strategy

  • Demonstrating HR’s value by

    HR needs to be able to communicate the value that it brings to the table. Craig Donaldson speaks with David Sykes, CEO of Symantec, about the value HR can add and how it can best demonstrate this

  • Why knowledge is power by

    When long-term members of staff leave an organisation, they also take with them organisational knowledge. Melissa Yen speaks with Professor Wayne Brockbank about knowledge transfer and why it will become increasingly important

  • Defence follows private sector lead by

    One of our front page stories looks at the restructure of the Australian Defence Force’s HR function. The story notes that Defence is poised to launch a massive HR transformation which will split its strategic HR and service delivery functions and align HR more closely with Defence’s strategic priorities and decision making

  • Global workforce engagement versus productivity: a paradox? by

    In Mid-April I travelled to Bangalore, India to deliver a two-day workshop on advanced talent management. I facilitate this workshop throughout Asia, Africa, the Middle East, North America and Europe. Delegates are usually thoughtful, vocal and a little impatient of theory – eager to roll up their sleeves and jump into discussions of leading edge talent management practices, tools and techniques

  • CEOs take the lead on HR by

    Over the past ten years or so, the pace and complexity of business has changed significantly. A myriad of forces have come to bear on business, and CEOs and fellow C-level executives have had to take a big step up to the plate if their companies are simply to survive

  • Spending up on HR by

    Human Resources magazine’s study of the top ASX-listed companies in Australia has shed light on the business of people management within Australia. In the final installment of a three-part series, Craig Donaldson looks at trends in HR budgets as well as staffing levels of HR professionals

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