Opinion & Best Practice

  • Opinion: HR on the edge of a cliff by Contributor

    Sylvia Vorhauser-Smith outlines how HR will be at the heart of business disruption – but it must first reinvent itself

  • Placing value on valued employees by External

    John Day, CEO of Smartequity, explains how a well-designed employee remuneration strategy firmly anchored in business objectives helps organisations attract, retain and motivate employees

  • M&A best practice 2013 by External

    A company’s ability to successfully retain critical talent during a merger & acquisition has become a significant determinant of overall deal (and company) success, writes Christine Deveney.

  • Combating negative bias in communication by External

    Communicating solely via emails, texts or online communication? What impact is this having on our ability to get unambiguous messages across? Tammy Tansley suggests social neuroscience may provide some insights.

  • Developing a father-friendly workplace by External

    Research suggests work-life conflict is no longer just an issue for women and men are now experiencing higher levels of work-life conflict than before. Fiona Hitchiner outlines the importance of tools that support and recognise the importance of fathers as workers and parents.

  • Frontline Intelligence: Technology - Mobile HR now a reality by External

    For this month's technology question, Nick Southcombe responds to a query about HR apps. Fad or genuine game changer?

  • Frontline Intelligence: HR Consulting - Employee engagement by External

    Does culture really eat strategy for breakfast? Organisations that proactively go about managing their culture attain greater returns across key metrics such as revenue, profit and customer service than those that don’t, writes Stuart Havill.

  • Internal communication using social media by External

    Confused about the myriad social media tools and platforms on the market? Eva-Maria provides her tips for using three of the most popular for creating employee groups.

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