2013
Author: 
Philip, S.
Publisher: 
Employment Today, May 2013
Pages: 
2
Type: 
Magazine Article
Area of focus: 
New Zealand

The head of Human Resources at AMP explains how the company capitalised on a recent merger with AXA to redesign their resourcing function. An internal strategic resourcing team now manages all appointments, and filled 78 percent of the vacancies arising in 2012 themselves. As the costs of hiring externally are significantly greater, attempts are made to fill roles internally. A benefit of this more direct approach to resourcing was its effect on driving the company's diversity programme: 48 percent of senior role vacancies were filled with women in 2012.