- Alternatives to downsizing
Downsizing is taken as an unpleasant but real fact of today’s corporate life. However it need not be so. Franco Gandolfi examines some of the perils of downsizing, and presents some viable alternatives to retrenchment
- Look around you
It might be time to take a step back, take a little breather and take a look around at the troops.
- HR’s time for recognition
The time has come again to raise the standard for HR leadership. After a year of global economic mayhem, large-scale industrial and legal reforms, and continued workforce and skills shortages, companies have been faced with some of the toughest survival challenges of recent times.
- Google Wave and HR
Google’s new product, Wave, looks set to create waves for HR and organisations, writes David Creelman
- Managing a wealth of high-flyers
How will leading global companies create value through people? Les Pickett gives HR Leader a peek at a new UK report on “tomorrow’s global talent”
- Cut costs, not heads: 5 strategies to prepare for the upturn
Employees are often a company’s greatest cost. As HR managers are being asked to devise ways to cut the wage bill, Sarah O’Carroll investigates other ways to save costs and make cutting head count the last resort