Bottom Line : HRVoice.org

By: Hrvoice  09-12-2011

Bottom Line : HRVoice.org

Would it be a strategic, forward-thinking utopia – or a backwater that focused on tissues, teabags and time and attendance? An undignified way of describing anybody’s job, you may say, but if the latter is the view taken by any CEO, it doesn’t bode well for an HR director hoping to take the top spot in a business. And the number of CEOs in the FTSE 100 with a career history in HR comes in at a dismal zero


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09-12-2011

ResearchVOICE : HRVoice.org

As indicated by the HR Metrics Service, voluntary turnover is on the rise; in fact, something of a ‘turnover contagion’ appears to be in season. Once one couple puts their wedding invite in the mail, the contagion spreads like wild fire. Have you ever noticed that once one wedding invitation arrives.


09-12-2011

PeopleTalk : HRVoice.org

Leadership is a privilege and with it, come certain obligations, one of which is that leaders need to instill trust in people that they will do the right things, regardless of whether or not they are being watched. Nowhere is this more crucial than for those who hold leadership positions. Character is, indeed, who we are when no one is looking.


09-12-2011

News : HRVoice.org

Jones and her SHR team received the Otto Kroeger Organizational Excellence Award, which honours an organization outside the field of psychological type for ethically using type to improve its business practices and the work lives of its employees. The Association for Psychological Type International recently awarded honours to Elaine Jones, executive director, Strategic Human Resources Branch , BC Ministry of Finance.


09-12-2011

Recruit & Retain : HRVoice.org

With laptops, smart phones and iPads becoming more sophisticated, and advances in the quality of video conferencing that make meetings as effective as they would be in person, almost anyone can work remotely. This isn’t your grandfather’s workforce anymore…thanks to advances in technology, work no longer needs to be tethered to a specific time or place.


09-12-2011

Leadership : HRVoice.org

This can be frustrating for all involved, including human resources business partners who are often faced with determining where and how to allocate leadership development dollars. Many organizations invest time and money in developing their leaders’ skills, only to realize limited, if any, measurable gains.