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    Businesses pursuing a high performance culture should make sure employment processes are well-managed and that employee expectations are communicated at a company-wide level to avoid any perception by employees of personal intimidation or discrimination, according to a leading employment law firm

  • Secrets of graduate recruiting linked to Facebook by

    Ernst & Young has seen the number of graduate applications increase by 20 per cent and its graduate acceptance rate increase by 7 per cent this year as a result of its successful graduate recruitment strategy on Facebook

  • Top employers named at HR Awards by

    ING Australia, Pacific Hydro and Main Roads Western Australia were named as Australia’s top employers of choice at this year’s Australian HR Leadership Awards 2009.

  • Testing times for HR by

    The human resources function faces many organisational and financial hurdles, particularly in a gruelling business environment. Hiring and training budgets are being slashed, which makes the attraction and retention of talent challenging at best.

  • Companies will pay for pushing employees too far by

    Companies that played on the insecurities of their employees in order to drive out extra hours and more productivity during the downturn will need to be on guard in the coming months, delegates at the HR Leadership conference in Melbourne were told today.

  • Measure relevance to gain the ergonomic chair by

    Measuring the relevance of each task which every employee undertakes is the best way to build respect within an organisation, Jodi Dickson, the group employment relations manager of Mounties Group said today.

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