Sunday, September 25, 2011

Global - HRM = Business Partner

Look at job descriptions for HR manager or HR consultant positions and you will often find the term "HRM as Business Partner". The same expression is frequently used in organizations' HRM policy statements. Richard van der Lee, Manager Retail Clients from Rabobank finds this a fascinating phenomenon and asks whether HRM really wants to be a Business Partner.

HRM = Business Partner. Is building a bridge over the 'Grand Canyon' possible?

Thursday, September 15, 2011

UK - Improving Women's Chances

Women can further their careers more quickly by understanding how men communicate and by adapting their style in order to be heard in the boardroom. (News Release)

Women can increase boardroom chances by understanding male speak

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Australia - Ansett 10 Years On

Australian unions will today reflect on a 10 year journey alongside thousands of former employees of Ansett airlines to ensure they received as close to 100% of their entitlements as was possible.

The Ansett fleet was grounded by administrators on 14 September 2001, leading to the demise of the 65-year-old airline and one of the largest corporate collapses in Australian history, impacting on the lives of 15,000 employees. (News Release)

Ansett: a 10 year journey by workers and unions comes to an end

Friday, September 09, 2011

Australia - Online Recruitment Site

Endeavour Learning Group has launched an online recruitment site resulting in record interest from the natural health and education job market both domestically and overseas to join Australia’s leading provider of health, fitness and beauty
education. (News Release)

Innovative campaign helps Endeavour Learning Group attract record interest from job market