Employers should develop workplace surveillance policies to avoid the risk of breaching privacy legislation and copping heavy fines - whether they intend to monitor staff or not, according to Harmers Workplace Lawyers senior associate, Bronwyn Maynard.
Effective talent management involves thinking more than two years ahead, aligning talent strategies with the organisation's long-term goals, and holding executives to account, according to a new study from Hewitt and the Human Capital Institute.
Maintaining employee interest and participation in a health and wellbeing program is one of the HR manager's greatest challenges, and key to ensuring not only the success of the individual program but the viability - in the board's eyes - of similar future initiatives.
"Smart" employers are looking to mature-age workers to fill contract positions during the economic slowdown, to reap the benefits of their experience in challenging times, according to SageCo director, Alison Monroe.
Employers appear to be taking a passive, "wait-and-see" approach to staffing, with hiring intentions at their lowest levels for eight years, according to the CEO of Hudson Australia/New Zealand, Mark Steyn.
HR managers can build happy, productive teams and save big bucks on recruitment in the process simply by determining the work preferences of individual employees, according to management consultant, Dick McCann.