Tag: change management

There is increased demand for the hiring of contract HR professionals with specialist expertise. Source: iStock

Change projects increases demand for contract HR specialists

Many organisations are currently going through significant transformation processes, and this has led to increased demand for professionals with experience in change management, organisational development, instructional designers and trainers to support systems, process improvement and leadership, according to a global recruitment firm. However, companies are taking a very selective and […]

Performance is mostly driven by an ability to perform under pressure when needed most. This is assisted by a performance mindset. Source: Thinkstock

4 steps to creating a high performance mindset

There are many lessons that businesses can learn from Australia’s inspiring and disproportionately large share of sporting success, according to an expert in high performance, who said one of the most interesting parallels is on the subject of ‘mindset’. “Athletes with better coping skills and who courageously execute their game […]

Having an understanding of culture is about interpreting the writing on the wall for HR. Source: Thinkstock

3 steps for HR to effective culture change

Many CEOs and HR practitioners lack a thorough understanding of culture, and as a result, attempts to change culture often miss the deeper aspects of cultures such as beliefs, world views and the ethos of employees, according to an expert in the field. CEOs too often assume that they only […]

Wendy Lenton, director of people and performance for George Weston Foods aims to create culture change

3 keys to driving culture change

Role modelling expected behaviours in a business is critical to setting standards as a HR leader and driving culture change, according to Wendy Lenton, director of people and performance for George Weston Foods. Driving culture change. “What you walk past is what you accept,” she said. “We need to role […]

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. The four keys to building and managing relationships- Each senior executive in the ASX 200 listed company, from its […]