- NBN on recruitment drive
The National Broadband Network (NBN) is currently on a recruitment drive as it seeks to triple its headcount from 100 to 300 by the middle of 2010, however, recruitment experts have warned that a shortage of skilled IT professionals could hamper the project
- Leaders need to move from resignation to resilience
How do leaders create organisations that will emerge better than before the GFC? Leaders need to look beyond the tough times for opportunities in the current climate, keep an unwavering eye on their strategic objectives and use their values in decision making.
- 'Short-termism' fatal for business: AIM survey
A survey of more than 1,200 executives has revealed that achieving 'short-term financial goals' is influencing the business direction of almost half of Australia's corporations.
- Employees addicted to social networking sites
MORE THAN half of employees (55 per cent in the U.S. and 52 per cent in the U.K.) are using internet social networks at work.
- Choosing the right reward
Incentive programs used to be for the sales force, but are now an integral part of many an organisation’s attraction and retention strategies. Teresa Russell reports on the latest trends and looks at how companies are using incentives in innovative but effective ways
- Making the step up from HR to the CEO
It is rare for a CEO to come up through the HR function. However, it is not unprecedented, and with the right tools and experience, it is possible. Sarah O’ Carroll speaks to leaders in the field about the best path a HR professional can take in order to pave their way to the top job