- Change managers are HR’s most wanted
Change managers, and learning and development and OH&S professionals have emerged as the three roles in HR that are most in demand.
- Educating executives
Executive education is a popular and cost-effective option for many time-poor business professionals when it comes to bolstering knowledge and skills. Craig Donaldson looks at the latest trends in executive education and how participants can get the best return on their learning and development dollar
- Instep: Take a walk in their shoes
Craig Mason examines how HR professionals can boost their levels of business acumen
- Westpac human resources chief to retire
Westpac group executive for people, Ilana Atlas, has announced she will retire from the bank in December 2009. Atlas joined Westpac in 2000 as group secretary and general counsel and was appointed group executive, people & performance in 2003.
- Grow your own leaders
Recent research confirms what many HR professionals have known for years. Employees with strong leaders are significantly more productive than those with weak leaders. Teresa Russell talks to three companies that have invested heavily in leadership development programs and discovers some of the benefits and problems associated with growing your own leaders
- Alternatives to downsizing
Downsizing is taken as an unpleasant but real fact of today’s corporate life. However it need not be so. Franco Gandolfi examines some of the perils of downsizing, and presents some viable alternatives to retrenchment