- Sickies cost $26.6 billion per annum
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
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
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
I am the HR director Asia Pacific for URS.
- Employees concerned about job security
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
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.