- Initiatives of employers of choice for women
The University of New South Wales provides a career advancement fund for women returning from maternity leave, which assists full-time and part-time female academics to re-establish their careers upon returning to the workforce
- Getting maximum business benefit from employee benefits
We are looking to roll out an employee benefits program to our employees. What steps can I take to ensure that it assists to achieve our 2008 HR objectives of staff attraction and retention, and make sure we get the maximum return on our investment?
- Frustrated with hiring managers
I am a HR manager who has an active role in the recruitment activities of our business. I find myself frustrated with the hiring managers who always want to hire someone who has done the exact same role before that we are looking to fill. They have unrealistic expectations and cannot see the need to hire someone who has room to grow into the role. How can I get them to see the need to hire on potential and move away from the ‘tick the box’ hiring mentality?
- Corporate performance linked to employee enablement
COMPANIES SEEKING to improve their performance should focus more attention on their employees, giving them the tools, resources and autonomy they need to do their jobs well
- All packaged up
Although salary packaging may not realise as big a tax saving as it once did, more employers than ever before are finding it an essential part of effective attraction and retention strategies. Teresa Russell looks at how organisations are leading the way in offering innovative packaging for employees
- Improving my interview prospects
I have spent the past 10 years progressing to HR manager level within financial services, while I have enjoyed my time and have developed excellent skills, I want to broaden my commercial experience within another industry. I am starting to get frustrated and concerned as it appears that I am not even being considered for roles that I know I am qualified for. Is there something else I can be doing to at least get to interview stage?