- Made to measure
Executive education is designed for time-poor executives. A growing number of organisations have moved towards tailored programs that allow participants to focus on leadership issues that are specific to their industry, organisation and even individual circumstances. Teresa Russell reports
- Do you really know your employees?
The fact that something is written down doesn’t make it true. Unfortunately, this is especially true of CVs. Teresa Russell talks with two organisations that have strengthened their pre-employment screening and background checks. One has done so by choice and the other by law
- HRIS and the importance of integration
I am currently evaluating various HR systems and I keep hearing how important integration is. I can appreciate a successful HRIS strategy would require an effective payroll integration, but where else would integration be important and why?
- No train no gain
The skill of the trainer can make or break almost every L&D initiative.Teresa Russell talks with one organisation whose training helped topple John Howard’s government and another whose training has improved the lives of a million elderly and disabled people
- The feedback payback
360-degree feedback is an established tool that assesses employee and managerial performance. Teresa Russell talks with two organisations that use different tools, in different ways, for different staff and with very different outcomes
- How to motivate top achievers
Q. We have a large employee base and currently run a top achiever program. We are not achieving the employee engagement and productivity target expected. How can we improve program performance?