- Employment market: Light at the end of the tunnel?
Australian employers are being urged not to rush into further workforce cuts in response to the economic downturn, despite the Australian Bureau of Statistics June Labour Force results revealing unemployment has risen 0.1% to 5.8%.
- Engineering a great workplace
Dow Corning has been recognised globally as a great place to work. Craig Donaldson examines why its employees rate it so highly and details the strategies of a multi-award winning employer of choice
- Keeping hold of your best people
Retaining and engaging high performers is especially important for businesses in tough times. Hay Group’s Jane Fraser looks at what organisations can do to retain, engage and enable their best people during these uncertain times
- The Holy Grail for HRIS providers
Mike Giuffrida outlines why the public sector is fuelling a race to develop new HR technology and pushing HRIS vendors to develop the Holy Grail for HR professionals
- Learning from the future
We are currently revising our learning and development strategic plan in light of the downturn. How can I ensure we are making informed investment decisions about our future learning and development?
- New style of management needed to help motivate employees
Time constraints, organisational culture, a perceived lack of skills and a lack of confidence to deal with difficult people are the main barriers to achieving a coaching style of management within organisations, a UK report has found