- The outsource resource
HR teams in many organisations lack the full range of skills and/or resources required by the businesses they serve. Consultants and outsourced solutions can bridge these skills gaps. Teresa Russell speaks with two organisations that run lean and mean HR operations without creating a dependency on their consultants or outsourced providers
- HR salaries tipped to rise
HR SALARIES are predicted to increase by between 4 and 7 per cent in the coming year, despite mounting pressure from a broader economic policy perspective to curb wages growth, according to Michael Page’s human resources salary survey for 2008/2009
- Reduce the stress with ESS
Regardless of the reasons an organisation invests in an employee self-service system, the results following implementation are often the same.
- Behold the unsung heroes
Organisational restructuring is notoriously tumultuous for a business. Kate Gibbs goes behind the scenes of some mergers in the legal profession to explore how HR can contribute to the process
- Globetrotters ‘08
Many international assignments today are the product of a global perspective on talent management – far more strategic than the tactical moves of a decade ago. Teresa Russell reports on HR’s role in ensuring the success of short and long-term assignments
- Mega-merger targets duplication
WESTPAC and St.George have agreed on merger terms, paving the way for the combined group to become Australia's biggest bank. However, while neither bank has reported any expected job losses, both organisations will look to reduce duplication of services as a result of their merge.