Profiles

  • Fairness Test makes a difference by

    The Fairness Test appears to have mitigated some of the harsher changes commonly associated with WorkChoices, according to a recent report from Sydney University’s Workplace Research Centre

  • My brilliant career – Amy Rixon by

    I am Human Resources Manager at Optus. It is a generalist consulting role working in partnership with an L&D consultant to support a particular business unit and forms part of the wider HR structure, including corporate HR functions.

  • Is contracting the career kiss of death? by

    I’ve been working as a contractor in various HR roles – some specialist assignments such as recruitment and L&D, and some more generalist type roles.

  • Candidates weigh up their options by

    Multiple employment offers have led to candidates becoming far more selective in the vacancies considered, according to a Hays report

  • WL Gore: a leaderless success by

    Manufacturing company WL Gore, which consistently tops the lists of best places to work in the UK, boasts a hierarchy-free structure. So what’s it like to work in its HR team? Jo Faragher met HR leader Ann Gillies

  • Getting a snapshot of the current HR climate by

    I am a senior HR manager about to relocate with my partner from Auckland to Brisbane. I have an undergraduate degree in human resources management and more than 10 years’ experience within three large NZ professional services firms

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