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    Many businesses are not prepared for the loss of experienced workers that will occur over the next decade, as more than 1 million baby boomers retire. Sarah O’ Carroll recently attended a forum where a number of experts discussed this issue and the importance of wisdom in the workforce

  • Maternity leave should be paid by

    NINETY-TWO PER CENT of workers believe women should be entitled to paid maternity leave

  • Keys to attracting graduates revealed by

    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)

  • One third of employers struggle with retention by

    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

  • HR professionals: know thy business by

    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

  • Executive pay hurdles for HR by

    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

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