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HR in 2017, a year in review

December 15, 2017

It’s been an been an interesting year in the world of HR. Let’s look at some of the developments and controversies that came out in 2017. Read more


How to keep perspective in high stress environments

July 6, 2017

If your job is to help the families of children with life-threatening conditions – people are living through something terrifying, and heartbreaking – how do you maintain perspective, and keep your mind focused on your responsibilities? Read more


Considering mentoring? Here’s what you need to know

June 30, 2017

Executive coach, speaker and facilitator Ricky Nowak CAHRI and human resources specialist at Tatura Milk Industries Limited, Lainie Vaughan MAHRI talk about the value of mentoring and what they’ve learnt from it. “Think deeply about why you want to be mentored and what’s important for you to change.” – Ricky Nowak CAHRI “If I was working … Read more

learning and development

What makes for effective learning and development?

May 23, 2017

What does it take to develop outstanding talent in the service industry? We spoke to Brendan Toomey, vice president of human resources, Asia Pacific, Hilton about their award-winning approach to employee learning and development across cultures – and oceans. Managing a global workforce comes with a unique set of challenges. Add to this the high-paced … Read more

people with disabilities

3 Say: What must happen to get more people with disabilities in work?

May 1, 2017

The goodwill towards employing people with disabilities isn’t translating into jobs. What must happen to change that? Suzanne Colbert AM CEO, Australian Network on Disability “It’s important to indicate your interest in a diverse workforce. You need to call it out specifically, as diversity to many people means gender.” “The good news is Australian businesses … Read more

Clare Murphy

Meet…Clare Murphy

April 4, 2017

The Dave Ulrich HR Leader Award Winner at the 2016 AHRI Awards, Clare Murphy FCPHR talks about her proudest moments. Tell us about how you began work in HR I actually started out at 19 working in hospitality and then did a variety of management roles. At one hotel the HR manager went on parental leave and … Read more