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    DESPITE INCREASED employee awareness regarding what constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace, lawyers believe a recession could see a considerable spike in the problem – especially in traditional white-collar industries.

  • Cheap approach to redundancies costs employers dearly by

    The current round of downsizing by employers is not achieving desired results, with employee morale, motivation and productivity diving after most retrenchment programs, according to research from Drake International

  • Overflowing talent pool a golden opportunity for employers by

    With candidates easier to find today than at any time since 2001, smart employers should be snapping up top talent whenever they can, according to the Recruitment & Consulting Services Association (RCSA)

  • New kind of leader emerges from economic downturn by

    The current economic downturn is the ideal time to identify potential new leaders, according to Alcoa of Australia managing director Alan Cransberg

  • 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

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