In December 2013, Holden announced it would no longer be manufacturing in Australia, with approximately 3000 jobs being cut.
Holden’s executive director of human resources, Ashley Winnett CAHRI, spoke to HRM TV about his recommendations for HR practitioners who are facing a significant downsize and restructure in their business, and the knowledge that they can take from Holden’s recent journey.
HRM TV speaks to Dr Heidi Sundin from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency about what strategies and actions HR practitioners can take to address the pay gap between women and men, and remove gender bias.
In addition, Sundin explores why an organisation might have a pay gap, the benefits for organisations in addressing gender pay equity and what role leaders play in achieving equal remuneration. She also talks about new WGEA tools to address pay equity.
Sundin will be sitting on a panel at the 2014 AHRI National Convention, held 20–21 August 2014, that will provide an overview of pay equity and the steps required to build a pay equity strategy, as well as sharing best practice on managing pay equity across all levels of organisations.
St Michael's Grammar School has been acknowledged for its leading practice in HR.
HRM TV talks to CEO, Simon Gipson, and director of people and strategy, Clare Talbot, on how to achieve a successful and strategic working relationship, where to start in the journey of transforming an HR function to become a key enabler of strategic goals and what impact a poor CEO/HR director relationship can have on business objectives.
HRM TV talks to Chris Steinfort, director of human resources at Australian Red Cross, about working in the not-for-profit sector and how to achieve HR best practice with limited resources and funding, and attracting and the challenge of attracting and retaining top talent in this environment.
Head of flexibility and diversity from Allens Dr Jacqui Abbott provides strategies to better manage parental leave transitions in the workplace, and discusses what makes up a successful parental leave program.
Abbott will be talking on the topic at the 2014 AHRI Inclusion and Diversity Conference, held 30 October in Melbourne. Registrations close 21 October.