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  • HR can earn its stripes in tough times by

    The current economic climate presents more opportunity for HR managers to earn their stripes than ever before, according to the Melbourne Business School

  • Businesses liable for litigation over redundancy fears by

    The gloomy economic climate has created a heightened sense of anxiety among many employees as they worry about the possibility of losing their job, and employers are now facing the prospect of increased cases claiming psychological damage and mental illnesses such as depression in their workforces, which in turn poses potential legal challenges for businesses

  • HR needs to get stuck into executive reward by

    HR and reward professionals have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make a difference in the debate about executive reward, but this opportunity will be lost unless they can stand toe-to-toe with their peers in understanding business strategy and relevant financial fundamentals

  • 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

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