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    Tokyo has knocked Moscow off the top spot to become the world’s most expensive city for expatriates, according to the latest Cost of Living Survey from Mercer.

  • Minimum wage decision deemed a necessary evil by

    The decision by the Australian Fair Pay Commission not to increase the minimum wage has been met with mixed reactions over the past week and appears to have been seen by some as a necessary evil to protect jobs.

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    Leaders who can manage horizontally and across functions are typical of the world’s most admired companies.

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  • Dispute skills needs met by new course by

    HR PROFESSIONALS may soon have access to a host of new skills after the University of NSW launched an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) masters program for both lawyers and non-lawyers alike.

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