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    THE REPUTATION of a company is the single most important factor for graduates of 2008 when deciding which employer to join, according to the Australian Association of Graduate Employers (AAGE)

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    RETENTION IS a problem for almost one-third of Australian employers, recent research has found, and retention problems most commonly manifest into serious productivity problems, a decrease in company morale and damage to business relationships

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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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    CHALLENGES LIE ahead for HR departments in devising executive remuneration packages in collaboration with boards which will strike a balance between performance and rewards and satisfy both shareholders and executives, according to an executive remuneration expert

  • Succession planning still in its infancy by

    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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