- Westpac human resources chief to retire
Westpac group executive for people, Ilana Atlas, has announced she will retire from the bank in December 2009. Atlas joined Westpac in 2000 as group secretary and general counsel and was appointed group executive, people & performance in 2003.
- Grow your own leaders
Recent research confirms what many HR professionals have known for years. Employees with strong leaders are significantly more productive than those with weak leaders. Teresa Russell talks to three companies that have invested heavily in leadership development programs and discovers some of the benefits and problems associated with growing your own leaders
- Alternatives to downsizing
Downsizing is taken as an unpleasant but real fact of today’s corporate life. However it need not be so. Franco Gandolfi examines some of the perils of downsizing, and presents some viable alternatives to retrenchment
- HR salary trends
Q. I’m looking to move jobs and I’m wondering what you can tell me about current HR salary and benefit trends?
- 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