- HR Leadership Awards nominations open
Nominations are open for the HR Leadership Awards 2009 – the country’s leading event for recognition of people leadership and benchmark HR practice
- Australian employers advised to 'declare war' on recession
With unemployment levels predicted to rise to alarming levels by 2010-2011, Australian business leaders are advised to build a 'combat ready' workforce to survive.
- HR to play a role in organisational health
CEOs increasingly expect HR leaders to play a major role in improving organisational health through factors such as sustainability, culture and values, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
- Businesses cannot afford to run for cover during redundancy storm
Growing numbers of Australian businesses are coming under threat because poor redundancy strategies have led to an increase in the poaching of organisations’ remaining pivotal talent, with headhunting of top talent particularly prevalent in the professional services, banking and finance, engineering and mining sectors
- Employers looking to bring retrenchments forward before Fair Work Bill
More than a third of Australian employers are considering bringing forward retrenchments to before 1 July when the Fair Work Bill is introduced, recent research has found
- Gunning for talent - poachers on the prowl
Growing numbers of Australian businesses are coming under threat because poor redundancy strategies have led to an increase in the poaching of organisations' remaining pivotal talent. Headhunting of top talent is particularly prevalent in professional services, banking & finance, engineering and mining.