- Workplaces rife with bullying
Despite the risk of hefty fines and damage to corporate reputation, many employers still seem blasé about the issues of workplace discrimination and bullying.
- Great returns on psychometric assessments
Psychometric assessment is a well-established tool used to help find the best person for a particular role. Teresa Russell looks at how Savills used a new approach with an old tool and reaped great business rewards
- Too nice has a price
The best HR managers combine great people skills with the backbone to be tough when necessary. It’s a delicate balance, writes Ken Gunn
- Defining people priorities in a downturn
Despite the seriousness of the economic downturn in the US, talent management challenges still abound for companies, writes Allan Schweyer
- How can you engage employees in a downturn?
As tension and anxiety builds among many employees amidst growing numbers of redundancies, Sarah O’Carroll asks this issue’s executive panel about how to engage the staff you keep in a downturn
- Redundancy equations don’t add up
The lead news story for this issue, Redundancies on the cheap cost dearly, looks at the fallout of redundancies. They are a necessary fact of life for many organisations which are struggling in current economic conditions, and are the quickest way to cut costs out of a business