Profiles

  • Janssen-Cilag’s prescription for retention by

    Alarm bells sounded in the finance department of Janssen-Cilag in 2004 when they examined the high cost of turnover. However, a few simple changes have dramatically improved retention rates and impacted positively onthe bottom line. Sarah O’Carroll reports

  • Career development and downsizing by

    I am an HR generalist with more than eight years’ experience. I have a pretty good handle on the requirements of my role, because my business has previously been in growth mode

  • Accenture: defying the downturn by

    Rigorous attention to learning and development has helped Accenture remain resilient in the face of a global economic downturn. Sarah O’Carroll reports

  • TEAM:ING with the CEO by

    The labour market upheaval has turned the spotlight on HR, but ING head Harry Stout has long been aware of the importance of having his HR team as close allies. Sarah O’Carroll reports

  • Profile: A change for the better by Iain Hopkins

    Paula Ward has funnelled a passion for environmental sustainability into an impressive HR career in professional services firms. Iain Hopkins reports

  • Demographic fault line running through workforce by

    There is a “demographic fault line” running through the Australian labour force, whereby generational gaps will see the number of new entrants to the workforce decrease steadily over the next 50 years, according to leading demographer Bernard Salt

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