Tag: career development

Nicola Meyer-Smith, executive director of human resources for Nielsen, says the business is getting better at attracting top talent in Australia and overseas

Leading digital change at Nielsen

In Nielsen’s bid to transform itself into a stronger digital enterprise over the coming years, one of the main challenges it faces is the acquisition of key top talent with more specialised skillsets, according to the business’ executive director of human resources, Nicola Meyer-Smith. “Our focus on diversity in our […]

Lessons from the front lines of talent

There are three critical talent trends that will impact business over the remainder of the decade and HR needs to take a proactive approach in helping workforces and organisations adapt, according to leadership expert Herminia Ibarra. The first of these critical talent trends affecting companies is the frequency of job […]

How female HR leaders can get ahead

Female HR professionals looking to get ahead and move up in their organisation need to invest in finding the right mentors and sponsors as early as possible in their careers, according to a global search and consulting firm. “Only with the right support and network do we see the most […]

How HR helped Fiat Chrysler triple sales results

A strong focus on improving employee engagement has boosted Fiat Chrysler’s commercial success and played a key role in significantly improving sales results, according to the business’ head of HR. “There is definitely a strong link between employee engagement and the business and sales growth we’ve experienced,” said Mietta Gibson, […]

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 […]