Why are the words “hard” and “soft” rolled out to describe the skills that a manager needs to possess and execute to be successful in their day-to-day job? Why is it that the more technical skills, the ones usually aligned to competence and easily measured, are labelled as “hard”, whilst […]
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HR should play a lead role in building a dialogue with managers and employees on how technology can work for them in driving a digital transformation program, according to the head of HR for Microsoft Australia. People can either be a key driver or barrier to tech adoption within a […]
HR needs to invest in its own professional development to establish itself as a strategic part of the business (and not just a “partner”), writes Josh Bersin Much has been written about the skills crisis within the HR profession. The Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends 2015 report shows that HR […]
In the post-COVID work climate, soft skills such as emotional intelligence are more in-demand than ever before. Workforces with high EQ are more agile and much better placed for business survival. Corporate psychologist and CEO and co-founder of Shortlyster, Rudy Crous, discusses the importance of emotional intelligence in the workplace […]
A holistic HR strategy has played a critical role in the business turnaround of boutique hair product business ghd with significant increases in both operating income and employee engagement, according to ghd’s people manager for Australia and New Zealand, Symeon Leslie. Prior to 2016, there was no HR presence within […]