- Mega-merger targets duplication
WESTPAC and St.George have agreed on merger terms, paving the way for the combined group to become Australia's biggest bank. However, while neither bank has reported any expected job losses, both organisations will look to reduce duplication of services as a result of their merge.
- The ‘Crackberry’ culture
Whether you love them or you hate them, BlackBerrys have successfully infiltrated corporate life, increasingly blurring the line between work and personal life
- Corporate education programs need more planning
ORGANISATIONS ARE increasingly seeking ways to measure return on investment from their education and training expenditure, however, recent research has found that about only 60 per cent of organisations actually link their corporate education programs to specific corporate goals
- Employers welcome budget
RECRUITERS AND employers have welcomed the Government’s move to address the skills shortage and improve workforce participation with their recent 2008 Federal budget announcement.Web Abstract Long compulsory
- Draining India’s talent
SOURCING SKILLED workers in India to help alleviate the talent shortage has been a common solution for Australian companies, however many are now realising that India’s talent pool is not limitless, says Vishal Bakshi, head of HR Asia Pacific, HCL Technologies.
- Poor talent management increases employee turnover
SEE YA! Thirty per cent of employees left their job to seek new challenges or opportunities that were lacking with their previous employers