Tag: HR leadership

What is the number one skill for HR leaders?

Stakeholder management is the “number one skill” for any HR leader in a professional services environment, according to Susan Ferrier, national head of people, performance and culture for KPMG. Stakeholder management can be more of a challenge in professional services than other environments, as Ferrier says leaders are also shareholders […]

Wesfarmers: why HR leaders need to work with boards

The human capital agenda is becoming more important at board level and HR leaders need to be comfortable in working effectively with directors, according to Wesfarmers’ chief human resources officer, Ben Lawrence. “Boards have really dialed up their interest around the human capital agenda and they have a high expectation […]