- Headhunt, train and demand accountability
It has been an exciting time on Wall Street to say the least. The US government conducted rescue operations to bail out AIG, Bear Stearns, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Lehman Brothers was allowed to crumble and Merrill Lynch was sold to Bank of America. Leadership has failed Wall Street, and some would argue Wall Street has failed the world’s financial system.
- HR recruitment: steady as she goes
Despite a general economic slowdown, the HR recruitment has remained relatively buoyant compared with other sectors. Craig Donaldson reports
- Money talks to HR professionals
SALARY IS the number one issue that would attract HR professionals to another employer, according to recent research conducted by Human Resources magazine
- Productivity goes up in smoke
THE ESTIMATED cost to employ a smoker is $5000 a year more than a non-smoker as a result of reduced productivity and increased absenteeism. Companies often overlook this fact because it is not a tangible cost that is visible on the bottom line, according to a quit-smoking expert.
- My Brilliant Career – Teresa Grove, GE Money Australia & New Zealand
Head of Industrial Relations, HR Compliance and Corporate Citizenship, GE Money Australia & New Zealand
- Experience versus qualifications
I came into an HR role with my current organisation about five years ago without any formal qualifications. While this has never been a problem in the past, I am now looking at other roles in HR and I fear this may become an issue.