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  • Online job adverts discriminatory by

    ONE-HUNDRED-AND-EIGHTY-EIGHT online job advertisements requested “young” candidates to apply, as opposed to just one ad which encouraged “mature-aged” candidates to apply, according to a recent study of online job ads

  • The demise of the lone ranger CEO by

    THE DEMANDS of the top job in organisations are becoming too complex for any one person, and the ‘lone ranger’ CEO is being replaced by recognition for the emerging importance and focus on the senior leadership team

  • Strong demand continues for HR by

    CONTINUED HIGH demand for skilled HR professionals has prompted both permanent and temporary HR salaries to increase by an average of 15 per cent across the country in 2007, and the prospects for HR candidates continue to look good into 2008

  • Australians continue to work overtime for free by

    SEVENTY-NINE PER CENT of Australians don’t get paid for working extra hours

  • Liberals resist Labor’s AWA changes by

    THE DECISION by deputy Liberal leader Julie Bishop to resist the Labor Government’s plans to abolish Australian Workplace Agreements (AWAs) has been described by ACTU president Sharon Burrow as an insult to the Australian people who voted overwhelmingly to reject WorkChoices at last year’s election

  • No confidence in consultants by

    DESPITE THE large supply of human capital consultants in Australia, almost half of Australian companies are not confident that existing service providers meet their needs, according to a recent survey

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