- Why strategy, not technology, will take top spot for HR investment in 2013
The year 2013 may see HR professionals turn their attention to 'strategic enablement': in other words, working out how to use technology to improve performance. Marc Havercroft believes a back to basics approach is on the cards.
- The workplace of the future is here: Shorten
The sheer acceleration of workplace trends that have been at play for the last two decades, such as higher participation rates, more women in the workforce, greater flexibility, and lifelong education and training, mean in many ways the ‘workplace of the future’ is already here.
- HR in 2012: Forum warns employers to adapt or be left behind
A panel of industry experts in Sydney yesterday warned that Australia is entering the ‘new world of work’ and as yet, the challenges are not being met by the majority of organisations.
- SAS – working the good life
From free M&M’s 26 years ago to a world-renowned employee benefits system – SAS has pipped Google as the World’s Best Employer in Fortune magazine. Tom Washington speaks to ANZ managing director Gordon Clubb and HR director Brendan Gregor about how the region’s company values and employment practices have transformed the business
- Employers review car benefits to manage costs
Many employers are reviewing their car benefit policies to contain costs as a result of the economic downturn and low corporate income growth.
- Talent management to change as economy picks up
Employers in the US are planning to reshape their talent programs as the economy shifts out of the recessionary period, according to global management consultancy Mercer.