Tag: HR strategy

How to structure HR for maximum business benefit

Matching the structure of the HR department with how the business is organised has a significant impact on performance, writes Wayne Brockbank The relationship between business strategy and HR strategy has received much attention.  Noticeably less attention has been given to the relationship between corporate strategy and HR strategy. Since […]

4 keys to becoming a best employer

Understanding the impact of change, developing a cohort of engaging leaders, valuing employee contribution and engagement, and developing an attractive employment brand are four hallmarks of best employers, according to Aon Hewitt. The current rate of change in the business and economic environment is unprecedented, and Stephen Hickey, partner at […]

Top 3 talent management pitfalls

Short-term thinking within companies and pressure from shareholders detracts from the effectiveness of long-term talent management strategies and their associated business benefits, according to Lynda Gratton, professor of management practice at London Business School. “Talent management is incredibly difficult, because of all the things that a company does, talent management […]

Keys to talent management in Tabcorp

Attracting, retaining and developing talent is the responsibility of all leaders in an organisation, and it is critical to have company directors, CEO and senior leadership team on-board with the process of talent management, according to Merryl Dooley, executive general manager, human resources for Tabcorp Holdings. “Over the past few […]