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  • 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

  • Women and the talent crunch by

    Government and corporate leaders need to remove barriers facing women in the workplace, particularly those that make it difficult for women to balance the demands of work and family, in order to meet long-term workforce needs, according to Manpower

  • Leaders risk corporate recovery by

    Leaders are posing high risks to their organisations because of deficiencies in the skills needed to see them through the economic crisis, according to a Development Dimensions International (DDI) analysis of information about 3623 executives

  • Companies drop talent management ball by

    At a time when organisations need to optimise their workforces by addressing talent challenges promptly and appropriately, most companies are still struggling to institutionalise effective talent management practices and programs, a recent study has found

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