Opinion & Best Practice

  • Skills and behaviours of great leaders by External

    Penelope Cottrill, principal practice lead, leadership & learning at Nous Group, outlines the key attributes leaders must have in 2017

  • Dismissing an employee overseas by External

    With a global workforce, understanding your legal responsibilities as an employer has never been more critical. George Cooper, partner, Melbourne and Asia at Ashurst, outlines which jurisdiction applies  for employers based overseas

  • Teambuilding: Getting the right mix to create successful teams by HCA

    It's rare to find a team that's performing so well it doesn't need further development. 'Where to start?' is one of the most important questions facing HR consultants when planning a team intervention, writes Dr Dick McCann

  • Developing leaders during tough economic times by HCA

    How can leaders thrive during a recession? Adam Kreuzer writes that a multidimensional learning approach with strong links between organisational goals and enterprise-wide leadership competencies develops resilient leaders.

  • Corporate culture: How to maintain a healthy people resource and corporate profile by HCA

    A hundred years ago, the key resource for business was the capital that bought the raw materials, land, factories and transport needed by businesses to thrive. People, although important to the whole process, made little difference to the productivity delivered by the machines that capital was able to buy. Things have changed, writes Craig McCallum

  • Payroll goes green? by HCA

    Max Nicholls explores how paperless payrolls and 'green' payslips can help reduce your carbon footprint

  • The Holy Grail for HRIS providers by HCA

    Mike Giuffrida outlines why the public sector is fuelling a race to develop new HR technology and pushing HRIS vendors to develop the Holy Grail for HR professionals

  • Frontline leadership: Are you on the level? by HCA

    If most of the action happens on the frontline, Dan Hammond asks why leaders spend so little time there

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