Talent management has become one of the most challenging functions for many organisations. There is constant pressure to deliver better candidates, faster, and more cost effectively. Budgets are constrained. Headcount is limited. Times are tough.
Can HR professionals restrict who attends investigative interviews as a support person? How should interviewers deal with uncooperative respondents? When is it OK to audio-record interviews? This Q&A with expert investigator Harriet Stacey answers these questions and more.
The indicators employers need to report against under the Workplace Gender Equality Act include information that many organisations don't yet capture, and might have to create systems for, according to Ashurst lawyers Michael Tamvakologos and Melissa Bulat.
In 2013, business leaders are increasingly looking to partner with HR on difficult decisions. With growing pressure for busy HR practitioners to innovate, this year you will need courage and skills to influence the business agenda.