Learning and development

  • Justifying new HR software by

    I’m stuck because we don’t have a system that provides me with head count, leave balances and performance management information in real-time, and I don’t know how to justify the budget for purchasing a comprehensive system

  • Lead a lawyer to learning by

    The business of education is a serious one for an increasing number of Australian law firms. But just how do the teams of people organising CLE for a firm’s lawyers keep control of quality, quantity and partner involvement? Kate Gibbs and Clare Buttner report

  • Succession planning: women in the pipeline? by

    Succession planning is considered necessary for every organisation from the family farm through to Fortune 500 companies. Teresa Russell talks to two organisations that operate at different ends of the spectrum. Both are doing what is within their powers (and budget) to identify, develop and retain future leaders - with a special emphasis on women

  • Taking the next HRIS step by

    Our organisation has a few well-defined HR processes and we use mainly excel to track the data. Now we are considering purchasing a HRIS. Could you tell me what I need to consider when evaluating an out of the box solution vs. customised application?

  • On the road to health by

    We have put a health and wellbeing program in place for our senior managers, however many of them have extensive travel commitments and find it hard to stick to a set program. What sort of things can we do to realistically help them?

  • 100% YES! by

    Emotional intelligence is an increasingly popular way of assessing the soft skills of managers and executives. There are a raft of tests available on the market to help companies assess EI, but what realistic, quick and effective methods are available to help managers and executives improve on the results of less than positive EI test results?

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