The role of Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) has evolved to meet the disruptive times we’re living in. Having the right person in charge of Human Resources has never been so critical. Enlightened CEOs also know that success hinges on who they have leading HR simply because the set of challenges facing the CHRO have never been so profound. Howard Pezim, Partner, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Bedford Consulting Group Inc, explains more.
Twenty years ago, when Jack Welch was the CEO at GE, and also when Lou Gerstner was the CEO at IBM, he knew that people and culture were critical to his success. They both knew that their HR leader wa... Read »
“To get a foot in the door and boost the number of interviews that come along, executive job seekers must be ready to invest in some upfront sweat equity that, in reality, is not all that different from the strategies they employ to be successful in their roles. Here’s how …”
The upside of a booming economy means hiring is stronger than ever. The downside? More folks are out there emboldened to test the job search waters. The bottom line? The job market is growing increasi... Read »
Kate Beaumont has always been someone to give credit where credit is due. Kate shares a couple of feel-good stories to counter the stereotypical assumption that those new to the workforce expect the world or don’t seem to be aware they have to earn their stripes for millennia.
When it comes to pursuing an advanced degree, most professionals wonder “Will the output of time and energy be worth it?” It’s a big commitment, especially for established professionals who usually have plenty to balance already. Chris Swan explains what to consider if you are contemplating this pursuit.
Resilience can be defined as “The capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness”. Organisations want people who aren’t afraid to tackle difficult tasks – problem solvers who learn from a challenge, not folk who say “that’s too hard” and pack it in. Angela Yeoland shares three take outs from a resilience training session led by Monique Slade from Springfox and The Resilience Institute.
Recently relocating from Sydney to Melbourne, let’s just say I appreciate the differences between the two! Coming from a retail background, not only did I have to adjust to a different work style i... Read »
Thorough reference checking is a gold plated step on the path to finding out more about a candidate, such as areas for development once on-boarded with your organisation. Kylie Rutherfoord provides 3 ‘Insider Tips’ as a seasoned ‘Referencer’.