Learning and development

  • Do your homework by

    The MBA is a popular choice of further study for business executives who want to change, fast-track or consolidate their careers. Choosing the best university to study at means different things to different people. Teresa Russell reports

  • Managing HRIS change management by

    Our organisation is about to deploy a new HRIS which includes Employee Self Service (ESS). We have been advised to spend a significant amount on change management. Do we really need to this, and if so, how would it be best spent?

  • Made to measure by

    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? by

    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 by

    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 by

    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

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