- Considering hiring and firing
Q. I have recently been informed that our company will be making a number of redundancies, and the HR department itself could be under threat. I am in a difficult position where I need to keep up morale, but I am also considering looking for work elsewhere. What is the best way to keep my options open?
- How to … get the best from work experience
In a survey of top employers conducted by the Association of Graduate Recruiters, structured work experience was deemed to be the most effective way of selecting graduate recruits. And if you’re looking to get into or get on in HR, a work placement is a good start
- My brilliant career – Maree Morgan-Monk
Human Resources Manager, Novotel Northbeach, Wollongong
- Morningitis gives workers the blues
‘Morningitis’ is a real workplace risk, according to a study of 750,000 workers’ compensation claims. The study found that every weekday morning was more hazardous than the afternoon, but the effect was most pronounced on Monday and gradually tapered off during the week
- How to … manage upwards
Management is a two-way street, and effective managers need to maintain and develop good relationships – not only with their teams, but with their senior managers, too.
- Top of the HR mountain
Blue Mountains City Council won The Vurv Award for Best HR Strategic Plan at the 2006 Australian HR Awards. Melissa Yen looks at the council’s award winning strategies