Cutting down the recruitment process
Although Skype chats and psychometric tests are all the rage, a shorter recruitment process might be the answer, experts say.
Too busy to lead: The diary of a well-intentioned manager
Graham Winter presents the true story of Alex, a manager in a medium- to large-sized Australian company, struggling to make the transition from ‘manager’ to ‘leader’manager transitions
Shades of performance
Every company aspires to be high performance. Is this a realistic objective? Human Capital talks to Dave Jackson, executive director, Solterbeck, about navigating the performance process for optimum results
Cards on the table
HR is frequently asked to fix performance issues by providing training, when systemic, deeper issues are at play. Iain Hopkins looks at some root causes of poor performance, and what can be done to improve the situation
HR Without Bondaries
Few people have had a career as illustrious as Gareth Bennett’s. The 2012 recipient of the Australian HR Awards accolade for Lifetime Achievement, Gareth talked to Iain Hopkins about the transition to consultancy work, why change should be ...
Big data equals smart decision-making: Research
Organisations recognise the importance of connecting business strategy and people, but are missing the crucial link – quality data on their talent.
Organisation ordered to back-pay deceased worker
A Fair Work Ombudsman litigation has led to the back-payment of wages to the estate of an underpaid Brisbane worker, as well as fines in excess of $50k.
Tradition vs innovation: new leadership models sought
The majority of business and HR leaders are seeking innovative ways to develop new leaders as traditional leadership models fail to keep pace.
Budget implications for bullying claims
The budget announcement that the Fair Work Commission (FWC) will receive an extra $5m every year may indicate an expectation that claims will rise.
Employee makes Fair Work claim over no demotion
An Australian Federal Police (AFP) officer has taken an unusual claim to the Fair Work Commission – he says his employer failed to demote him.