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  • Quick cash action sought from government by

    THE GOVERNMENT has plenty of money to plough into the current economic situation and should act quickly to avoid any severe damage, according to Bill Evans, chief economist of Westpac.

  • Mega-merger targets duplication by

    WESTPAC and St.George have agreed on merger terms, paving the way for the combined group to become Australia's biggest bank. However, while neither bank has reported any expected job losses, both organisations will look to reduce duplication of services as a result of their merge.

  • The Asian equation by

    More Australian HR professionals than ever before are fast-tracking their careers on the Asian Express. Teresa Russell talks to Australian HR expatriates in Hong Kong, Singapore and India about their challenging work

  • Broadening the value of your MBA by

    All MBA students should graduate with the basic skills and tools necessary for problem solving in the business environment. Most expect to further their careers as a result of their study. Teresa Russell talks with HR professionals about the value of their MBA studies

  • Managing climate change at work by

    RECRUITMENT STRATEGIES should be designed to highlight environmental and ethical concerns, according to Anita Mitchell, general manager sustainability for Bovis Lend Lease Asia-Pacific

  • CEOs’ view on recruitment and retention by

    FIFTY-EIGHT PER CENT of CEOs believe it is harder to find staff now than 12 months ago, but this is down from the 68 per cent last year

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