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  • BYO Baby? Company lets parents keep kids at desks by Caitlin Nobes

    What started as a TV experiment is now official policy as a UK car company allows new parents to bring their babies to work.

  • What’s hot and what’s not: HR salaries and sought-after skills in 2012 by Stephanie Zillman

    2012 is past half-way, and the latest data for Q2 is in – if you’re planning on up-skilling, specialising in health and safety, IR or change management could be the ticket to commanding bigger bucks.

  • The economy, stupid? Tough times change hiring criteria by Human Capital

    On any day of the week, the PM and Treasurer sing Australia’s economic praises – yet according to a new report the current economic conditions have spooked employers into changing their hiring criteria.

  • Has teamwork and collaboration declined? by Human Capital

    Olympic athletes may not be the only ones competing for gold. According to a new report workers have become more competitive and less team-oriented compared to 10 years ago.

  • Obese female candidates shown the door by Stephanie Zillman

    A new study looked at the extent to which HR professionals stigmatise obese candidates in the recruitment phase – the findings indicated that obese female candidates are likely to be disadvantaged.

  • Get the office temperature right by Stephanie Zillman

    Ensuring the optimum temperature is a vital ingredient of a happy and productive workforce. When the temperature is uncomfortable, HR can expect a direct effect on productivity and staff morale.

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