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    IF HR professionals want to be involved in the strategic planning of a business, they have to know the entire business, according to Anne Sherry, CEO of cruise company Carnival Australia

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    WHILE COMPANIES are realising that succession planning is no longer simply a rescue plan to manage the exit of CEOs from an organisation, recent research has found that succession planning is too often unstructured, under-resourced and clouded in mystery

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    DESPITE RECORD levels of employment, Australians wasted an average of 19 per cent (45 days) of working time in 2007, according to a global report

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    MANY COMPANIES are going to have to change their organisational structure and manage their approaches to reward as well as leadership and talent differently if they are to succeed in the future, a new report has found

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    TWO HOURS a day is what Australian office workers are spending online at work. A survey of 158 employees and 159 IT managers at organisations with 50 or more staff revealed that anywhere from one-third to half that time is dedicated to personal internet

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