Learning and development

  • How well do your middle managers understand the numbers? by

    Do your mid-level managers understand financial reports? Leonie Curtis-Kempnich outlines why this is a crucial but often overlooked capability.

  • Talking loud...and saying nothing by External

    Online communication, printed material, and town hall meetings keep staff updated about organisational changes taking place, but they do not change opinions. Steve Casey outlines a more effective approach to change communication

  • Casual vs permanent: the latest word by

    The experiences of one of Australia’s biggest retailers has highlighted the business case for investing in permanent employment contracts, but in doing so has added to the ongoing permanent vs casual debate between employers, unions, and workers.

  • Is the resume an out-dated hiring tool? by

    A US-based entrepreneur who started a business in the mid-2000s did not have a HR team to take the pain out of hiring, and soon grew weary of wading through stacks of resumes to find the best applications. That is why he created a new system that says goodbye to the resume forever.

  • Aussie managers: Do they innovate and think globally enough? by

    Lack of innovation and missing or incomplete global strategies could be two key areas of management weakness that are stifling productivity within Australian organisations.

  • Workplace policies and return to work by

    Scott Sanderson takes a look at how organisational policies and practices can have a big impact on return to work outcomes.

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