- How many turkeys do you hire?
While much attention has been given to the importance of hiring talented employees, issues around the cost of bad hires is of increasing importance to both HR professionals and their organisations. In this first of a two-part series, US recruitment expert Dr John Sullivan looks at strategies for reducing the number of bad hires and improving candidate assessment
- Bottom-line benefits of leadership development
Leadership is the topic du jour for many HR professionals, but many organisations still struggle with how to treat tomorrow’s leaders today.
- Luck of the draw?
There are countless methods available to define and assess culture and many more methods available to assess job candidates' potential to fit organisational culture. Dr Elizabeth Allworth provides a comprehensive guide to screening for cultural fit
- Corporate culture: Tread carefully during restructuring
Now more than ever brand loyalty from both customers and employees is critical. Craig McCallum explains why
- HR staff take pay cuts to change jobs
HR professionals are more likely to expect a pay decrease than an increase if they changed job this year.
- Addicted to work?
It's a long time between holidays for workers in Canada. According to a study by Ipsos-Reid and Expedia, there are 41 million untaken annual leave days currently on employer ledgers, one of the biggest economy-wide deficits in the world. Researchers say the owed leave is worth US$6.3bn in total.