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  • Fairness test frustrates HR by

    THE RECENTLY introduced fairness test for Australian Workplace Agreements (AWAs) is frustrating many companies and their HR professionals on a number of levels, according to a Sydney-based law firm

  • Aussies low on pay rises by

    TWENTY-FIVE per cent of Australians do not expect a salary increase this year

  • People issues a big risk by

    HUMAN CAPITAL risks, such as skills shortages, succession planning and the loss of key personnel are the biggest threats to businesses, while issues surrounding climate change are the most ineffectively managed, a KPMG report has found

  • HR professionals lack metrics skills by

    THERE IS a major global shortage of HR professionals with the analytical skills and capabilities required to assist their organisations with HR metrics, according to a global human capital consulting firm

  • Age-old issues for HR remain by

    WHILE THE ageing of the workforce is no longer news for most HR professionals, the challenges it presents are increasing as companies are either taking more of a reactive approach to the issue, putting it on the backburner altogether, or focusing exclusively on the recruitment of younger workers

  • Improving the recruitment game by

    AS A growing number of companies struggle with skills shortages, HR professionals need to work more closely with recruiters so they can sell opportunities more effectively and put forward more attractive value propositions to talented candidates, according to a visiting recruitment expert from the UK

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