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  • The brave new world of recruiting by

    Technology is playing an increasingly important role in recruitment. Craig Donaldson speaks with Rob McGovern, founder of two of the internet’s largest jobsites, about the latest trends in online recruiting and what they mean for HR

  • Meaningful work: why we want more of it by

    WHILE PHILOSOPHERS have long wondered at the value of work beyond providing a living, the notion of “meaningful work” is a relatively new phenomenon that would have made little sense to our forebears of a couple of centuries ago

  • Talent wars set to intensify by

    IF FINDING the right employees isn’t challenging enough, companies in the developed world are about to face a new challenge – recruiters from emerging markets

  • Staff churn continues despite pay hikes by

    AUSTRALIA’S LARGE companies are under increased pressure from growing wage costs, with annual salaries rising by 4.7 per cent in the 2007/2008 year, up from 4.6 per cent in the previous year and 4.0 per cent in 2003/2004, a national salary survey has found

  • Return of the expats by

    EXECUTIVE EXPATS in New York and London are returning home earlier than expected in the face of global financial market instability.

  • Making the virtual office work by

    IN 2008, 41.4 million corporate employees globally will spend at least one day a week teleworking, but there is still resistance to this trend from those preferring face-to-face interaction, according to researcher Gartner

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