Strategy

Doing more with less: the lean, talented workforce

The HR function has been under increasing pressure to do more with less. However, as Craig Donaldson writes, effective talent management is critical to developing a lean but productive and talented workforce Doing more with less is a common challenge faced by HR departments and professionals. from increased reliance on […]

What does the workplace of the future look like?

Workplaces of the future will be designed around individuals instead of institutions, and will operate like interconnected hubs, allowing people to select work spaces that suit their changing needs and wants. “We think that ideas will move between people, not institutions,” said Juliet Bourke, human capital partner at Deloitte. “In […]

Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan & Al Switzler

Authors: Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan & Al Switzler Publisher: McGraw Hill Educational RRP: $21.95 This revised and updated second edition of Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change targets one primary aspect of people: their behaviour. Designed as a guide for leaders in understanding their roles […]

A new operating model for HR

There is a pressing need to redesign the role of HR as the traditional model of HR is not keeping up with business, writes Josh Bersin Pressure has been building on the human resources function during the past few years. Organisations are struggling with a number of talent challenges (global […]

Tan Le: a HR entrepreneur’s tale

Building a successful business in the competitive world of Silicon Valley is no easy feat. Craig Donaldson speaks with Tan Le about what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur and how to overcome the HR challenges along the way When Tan Le set out to raise US$100,000 to fund […]