Building a case for employee ownership

Sydney opera house

It’s surprising that more businesses aren’t owned by employees, says Miriam Staley, Arup’s regional financial chief

Can you really teach workers soft skills?

The recent increase in demand for so-called soft skills, such as communication and adaptability, has been inevitable. How to equip workers with these skills, however, is less clear-cut

Why put learners in charge of their training?

Organisations are increasingly choosing to move away from top-down development frameworks and empower employees by using a more learner-centred approach to workplace learning and development

Should HR be responsible for learning and development?

Whether learning and development should reside within human resources or alongside as its own empowered business unit remains a contentious issue

Automation is not the future, human augmentation is

We’ve long heard that artificial intelligence will free up humans to carry out more interesting and valuable roles, but what exactly will these jobs look like, and what benefits will they bring?

Manufacturing talent: what can you do to bridge the gap?

Man using screwdriver on charging point for EV

As the engineering and manufacturing sectors continually evolve, filling the gaps in talent created by technological change remains a constant battle

Reskilling future workers: who’s responsible?

Rapid technological change, with its impact on jobs, requires a constantly renewed workforce through retraining

The new HR skills leaders need in their toolset

Human resources leaders must equip themselves with new skills so their voice is heard by the board