Opinion & Best Practice

  • Purpose and performance by External

    How important is purpose and performance in leadership development programs? Adam Canwell responds

  • How to manage mental well-being by HCA

    Managing mental wellbeing is one of the toughest tasks for a people manager. What legal obligations do employers hold?

  • Taking stock: Moving into a new financial year by HCA

    Deep cuts to staff and pay are on hold for rest of 2009 as Australian businesses trade-up their workforce, according to a Mercer global survey. Peter Promnitz reports

  • The time is now: New compliance for payroll and super reporting by HCA

    New ATO payroll and superannuation reporting obligations come into effect from July 1, 2009 for all employers. Craig Osborne discusses how vital it is

  • Legal: Swine Flu - Business as usual? by HCA

    Extensive media exposure and the confirmed cases of swine flu in Australia have sparked debate among concerned employers about their ability to fulfil workplace health and safety obligations during a pandemic. Fay Calderone provides some tips

  • Changing the way we change by HCA

    Change and transition outcomes are achieved by more than hard-metric results. It is how people get those results. Dianne Jacobs advocates an action learning approach to change management

  • Has human resource development been helpful? by HCA

    The requirements of employer and employee have profoundly changed over the past 25 years, but traditional HRD has not kept pace with these shifting priorities. Dr Tim Baker reveals why in his latest book

  • Superannuation: HR's role as an information conduit by HCA

    The latest round of changes to superannuation, announced in last month's Federal Budget, has many implications for Australian workers contributing towards superannuation, in particular for those who are nearing retirement. HR should be acting as a conduit for this information, writes Peter Promnitz

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