- ‘Fighting fires’ costing thousands
IT COSTS a company $7000 to $10,000 extra to hire an employee if no sufficient recruitment plan is in place.
- 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
- How Nokia and IBM go about employer branding and winning the war for talent
Organisations with a strong employer brand don’t need to fight for candidates in a tight labour market. Teresa Russell looks at how Nokia and IBM go about employer branding and winning the war for talent
- Hard work needed to combat skills crisis in mining
There is no magic wand for companies in the mining sector trying to overcome skills shortages, only the need to optimise their recruitment practices and do it better than competitors, mining leaders were told at a recent conference in Sydney
- The Asian equation
More Australian HR professionals than ever before are fast-tracking their careers on the Asian Express. Teresa Russell talks to Australian HR expatriates in Hong Kong, Singapore and India about their challenging work
- The taste of success: YUM!
With 32,000 employees in Australia and New Zealand alone, YUM! Restaurants is the world’s largest restaurant company. Sarah O’Carroll speaks to YUM!’s Albert Baladi and Amanda Fleming about the HR strategies that set them apart from the rest