An organisational change that goes badly can leave workers disengaged and resentful, but sometimes all that's needed to fix it is an opportunity to "vent", says Right Management managing director Bridget Beattie.
People often see organisational change as "more of an art than a science", but the more scientific your approach, the better your chances of implementing change effectively, says Deloitte Consulting national leader of human capital, Nicky Wakefield.
It might be a tough year for HR professionals on the employment market, with organisations becoming much more particular about the hard and soft skills they're seeking in the practitioners they bring on board, says HR recruitment specialist Marisa Iuculano.
A good corporate newsletter is a trusted source of information that tells employees an ongoing story about their organisation, providing a link between what's going on and what's in it for them, says Melcrum Asia Pacific research and content director, Jonathan Champ.
As employers restructure their organisations to take advantage of global markets, HR managers will need to lead and shape the agenda around change, talent and global operations, according to Deloitte Consulting partner Kate McDonald.