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    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

  • ‘Fighting fires’ costing thousands by

    IT COSTS a company $7000 to $10,000 extra to hire an employee if no sufficient recruitment plan is in place.

  • NZ: workers win in war for talent by

    NEW ZEALAND employee salaries are increasing above inflation in an effort to both attract and retain talent

  • Drawing a line with performance by

    A RECENT study has found that 40 per cent of managers do not talk about the performance of their employees during discussions with them

  • ‘Love contracts’ on rise by

    EMPLOYEES WHO date one another may soon have to sign a so-called “love contract” as a trend of office pre-nups increases in the US

  • Mega-merger targets duplication by

    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.

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