Profiles

  • 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.

  • Employees concerned about job security by

    A recent SEEK survey of more than 10,000 Australian employees found that 67 per cent are concerned about their current job or career in light of the global economic slowdown

  • My brilliant career – Rhonda Brighton by

    I’m Group General Manager of HR for Luxottica, covering Australia, NZ, Asia and South Africa. I report to the CEO, as part of the Exec Team, and together we design and execute the business strategy and, as one critical component of that, the people strategy.

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