- 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
- Holding the winning hand
When university graduate Benjamin Leopold applied for a job as a network analyst with Oliver Wyman in New York, he didn’t think he would get it
- Importance of psychological assessments
We are reviewing our recruitment and selection process for executives and would like to know how important psychological assessments are. How much weight should be placed on them and how accurate are they in depicting one’s ability?
- HR jabberwocky
Could someone please tell me the difference between “talent management” and “human capital management”? People come into the corporate world talking like normal people and within a month, a week if they’re quick learners, they are bereft of simple English. Conferences, speeches and meetings, are awash with trite terminology, each new phrase more convoluted than the last. And who is more imaginative and colourful than the HR folk.
- 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.
- Train tomorrow’s successors today
As the population ages and a large number of baby boomers approach retirement, the development of future leaders has become a hot issue in management and HR circles.