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  • HR: stay relevant to avoid redundancy by

    While there is a trend towards leaner HR teams as a result of the downturn, organisations have not implemented mass HR redundancies, according to Toni Maselli, national practice leader, LINK Recruitment

  • Hold onto your middle managers by

    Companies should think carefully before they go through with wholesale retrenchments of their middle managers and staff in non-transactional areas, a recent report has found

  • Don’t let former employees out of sight by

    Employers could be missing out on vital business opportunities by cutting ties with former employees as involuntary turnover continues to rise

  • Employee engagement vital in downturn by

    In an economic downturn, improving employee engagement can add real value to an organisation’s bottom line, according to a US expert

  • Perks kicked to the curb by HCA

    Recent reports indicate that some companies have resorted to cutting office perks in an effort to stay afloat amid financial turmoil; but while the cuts may help the bottom line, the effect on employee morale could be costly.

  • Dismal pay rises expected in 2009 by

    Employees in Asia-Pacific will see the most drastic cuts to their pay rises this year as companies cut back across the board, according to a Hewitt survey

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