Profiles

  • Work-life balance beats salary by

    Despite the tight job market, employees are overwhelmingly swayed by work-life balance considerations rather than salary

  • Surviving the age-old talent war by

    As the workforce is challenged by an ageing population and skills shortages, mature age workers become increasingly valuable. Melissa Yen speaks to Errol Peters of Sunstate Cement, examining their innovative and award winning approach to an ageing workforce

  • My next move – balancing experience by

    I’m in a standalone HR role, so am involved with a lot of recruitment, HR admin and some HR officer duties. I have a law degree and a masters in human resource management. I’m job-hunting and the feedback I get after interviews for HR admin roles is that I am overqualified, but when I apply for HR officer roles, they say I lack experience. What should I do?

  • My brilliant career – Deborah Burt by

    My brilliant career – Deborah Burt

  • How to … create meaning in the workplace by

    Research by talent management consultancy YSC of more than 10,000 workers over the past five years shows that successful organisations are tapping into what people want by finding out what inspires and motivates employees to create meaning in the workplace

  • My next move – fearing the end by

    I will be redundant by the end of July. I have had over 20 years’ experience in HR and three years ago took the ambitious route of widening my career and carrying out a general management role while retaining the HR senior position within a manufacturing site

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