Profiles

  • Minimise risk of retrenchment by

    As a mid-level HR professional, I am concerned about the impact new economic conditions might have on my career. In the last few years I have been focusing on developing a specialisation in learning and development. Should I continue down this path, or reposition myself as an all-rounder?

  • My brilliant career – Paula Ward by

    I am the National Human Resources Director for PKF with responsibility for leading the HR and Knowledge, Learning & Development (KLD) teams.

  • Sickies cost $26.6 billion per annum by

    Australians take on average 8.62 days of sick leave/personal leave each year, costing the economy around $26.6 billion per annum, or $3,017 per employee, according to the 2008 Absence Management Survey by Direct Health Solutions

  • Engaged staff the right stuff by

    Success and continued growth in Novartis is attributable to two HR-driven factors: employee engagement and a warm, collaborative and participative work culture. Sarah O’Carroll speaks to Charlie Hough and Makarand Tare about winning HR strategies at Novartis

  • Networking for success by

    Q. I’m looking for a new HR role and someone I respect suggested that I should be networking as well as applying for roles. How can I access a network and what should I be doing?

  • My brilliant Career – Jennifer Nilsen by

    I am the HR director Asia Pacific for URS.

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