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Peter Horgan, CEO of OMD

OMD’s 3 keys to become an employer of choice

Clear communication, investing in staff development and a culture of sustainable innovation are three keys that have led OMD to become recognised as an employer of choice for four years in a row, according to the communication agency’s CEO, Peter Horgan. The initial drive to become a better employer started […]

Linda Devereux, general manager of human resources for Atlas Iron

4 keys to building a great CEO relationship

There are four important elements in building and managing relationships with CEOs and other C-level executives, according to Linda Devereux, general manager of human resources for iron ore producer Atlas Iron. Each senior executive in the ASX 200 listed company, from its MD Ken Brinsden down, faces different challenges within […]

The University of Melbourne's professor Bill Harley argues the productivity debate is missing a key ingredient

How to improve the managerial link to productivity

Debates around productivity improvement are largely inconsequential unless organisations can find and implement innovative ways to build management capabilities and encourage effective people management, according to The University of Melbourne. “Centralised HR functions can put in place policies and procedures to encourage good practice, but we know that to be […]

HR needs to play an critical role in the design of future workforces

How HR can manage skills across hybrid workforces

The world of work is changing at breakneck speed, and HR needs to take a proactive role in leading their company into the new work reality, writes Kjetil Olsen, vice president of online work platform, Elance Due to ever-increasing globalisation, an accelerating technological revolution and changing lifestyle demands, we’re entering […]