Learning and development

  • Career development – the benefits of getting it right by

    formal career discussions between employees and their immediate managers remain a rarity for many organisations, Yu Dan Shi reveals what's involved in setting up an effective career development process.

  • A Christmas wish list by

    Kate Messenger asks if employee knowledge-sharing and a shift towards true customer-centricity could be the answer for retail employers looking to get ahead of the competition over the festive season.

  • Tech deluge killing efficiency and productivity by

    The mountain of inefficiently handled data received by corporate information systems is silently killing productivity and comes at a cost of $3bn every year, a new report has found.

  • Opportunity knocks: Learn adaptive leadership skills by HCA

    The renowned Adaptive Leadership model from Harvard University will be featured at a two-day course in Sydney on 1-2 December, hosted by not-for-profit organisation,The Benevolent Society.

  • Price on carbon to lead ‘Green Collar’ jobs boom by Stephanie Zillman

    Yesterday the Labor government’s carbon tax was officially passed by the lower house, and already commentators are tipping the beginning of a new jobs boom; the so-called green collar workforce.

  • Is mobile technology a gimmick or viable channel for HR? by

    It took two years to sell a million iPods, 78 days for iPhones and 28 days for iPads. Make no mistake, the way we work, play and love, will never be the same.

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