- Let’s redress the stress mess
Times are tough and as demands press on employees to balance tighter budgets and battle in more competitive workplaces, pressure also builds for HR departments to help ease their employees’ woes.
- Helping companies become chameleons
Adapting systems and responses within an organisation in response to the credit crunch – from retraining to redundancies and communicating change – has become an integral part of the HR role, writes Sarah Sharples
- Executive games
The fear of losing face in boardroom meeting can often lead executives to stay quiet on issues when they speak up. This can mean important issues are not being dealt with. Paul Donovan explores the telltale signs of executives avoiding issues and what HR can do to stop it.
- The Faces of Redundancy
Four executives speak about their different experiences of being made redundant. Sarah O’Carroll reports
- Resilience from within
Companies that are strong on the inside are showing resilience in the economic storm. Richard Barrett outlines how companies can build resilience through a value-based approach
- 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