- How to … delegate
Delegation can be one of the riskiest things we do at work as it means relinquishing control and placing your trust in another individual to carry out one of your job tasks. Their performance is then seen as a reflection of your own. Even though it might not be your fault if they fail, as a manager, you must take responsibility for the outcome. It’s little wonder that many of us shy away from it.
- A rendezvous with reward
Melissa Yen speaks with Patrick Sheehan, VP of HR for Rendezvous Hotels and Resorts International, about what it took to win the Davidson Trahaire Corpsych Award for Employer of Choice (more than 1,000 employees) at the 2006 Australian HR Awards
- My brilliant career – Joneen Thompson
Executive Manager – HR, Sutherland District Trade Union Club
- How to … have kick-ass ideas
Breakthrough or ‘kick-ass’ ideas are what make organisations world-class players, setting them apart from the competition. Without innovation, companies cannot grow, and their products, services and people can become stale.
- Strategic functions increase for HR in organisations
More than 50 per cent of HR professionals report that strategic planning is part of their function, according to a Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) study of 427 HR executives in the US
- The law of attraction and retention: Henry Davis York
The war for talent is very much alive in the legal industry, with fierce competition for good lawyers at all levels. Craig Donaldson speaks with Deborah Stonley about the keys to Henry Davis York’s unique approach to attraction and retention, and what makes the firm an award-winning employer of choice