Harnessing the talent boomerang
Employees are at the heart of EY, the Big Four firm formerly known as Ernst & Young. Its Global Managing Partner of People, takes HRM through the firm’s re-branding exercise and shares how its strong networks keep past employees coming back for more
Misunderstood Millennials: are Gen Y really that bad?
Half of bosses say Gen Y are lazy, unfocused, over-confident and greedy. Is it really true?
Having children bad for career?
A survey of mothers reveals most think maternity leave undermined their careers. Can organizations help reduce the impact?
Mental health issues: Gen Y “more accepting” than older generations
With Mental Health Day approaching, research indicates Gen Y are more accepting than other generations.
Music: Should it be banned in the office?
Banning employees from rocking out while they write reports or bobbing along to some pop as they type may be stymieing their productivity.
$110k fine for worker fall
Another Canadian manufacturer is facing a big fine for failing to protect a worker in a scissor lift.
Break your smartphone dependence, it’s killing you
We’re all guilty of it: answering a business call at midnight, responding to a work query whilst on holiday with the family, having a video call at the kid’s hockey game – but here’s why you have to stop.
Shaking up the interview process
When you only have a short time to figure out what makes a potential employee tick, it’s time to throw out the safe, boring questions and mix things up.
Jobs to be automated: How safe is HR?
New research has predicted what jobs may become automated in the future – how safe is HR?
Address unconscious bias to reduce turnover, boost diversity
An enduring hurdle preventing a truly diverse workplace is the persistent problem of unconscious bias. If HR can overcoming this, organizations reap rewards such as lower turnover and better leadership options.