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  • Aussie bankers optimistic about 2008 by

    FIFTY PER CENT of Australian bankers expect to receive higher bonuses than last year, and only 8 per cent expect their bonuses to be lower than the bumper payouts of 2006

  • Cornerstones of good HR by

    EXECUTIVES ARE beginning to appreciate the importance of a more deliberate approach to the management of people and talent, according to a recent Economist Intelligence Unit paper

  • Tackling mining skills shortages by

    IN ORDER to address skills shortages plaguing the mining industry, companies must reduce their demand on skilled professionals through better use of technology and automation, and increase their supply of talent through a stronger focus on workforce planning and development, according to the Mining Industry Skills Centre

  • Sustainability reporting on the rise by

    COMPANIES SHOULD consider reporting on environmental and social factors and disclose health and safety policy and performance in their annual reports

  • Talent management in motion by

    OVER THE coming three years, organisations will continue to aggressively restructure, employees will need challenging work to excel at their jobs, and the competition for talent with global skills will become even more fierce, a recent study of senior HR professionals has found

  • Line managers key to good HR by

    THE ROLE of line managers is becoming increasingly important in influencing employee engagement in the workplace, according to a recent UK report

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