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  • Talent acquisition’s edge by

    INDUSTRY-LEADING companies are nearly twice as likely to focus their talent acquisition efforts on long-term workforce planning, according to a recent US report

  • People data needs more rigour by

    MOST EMPLOYERS are failing to communicate their people-related data effectively and in ways that are relevant and accessible to business decision-makers to help them run the business, according to a recent report from the UK

  • HR awards finalists announced by

    THE FINALISTS for the Australian HR Awards 2007 were recently announced in the lead up to the gala awards in Melbourne on 21 September

  • Labor’s IR raises business ire by

    EMPLOYERS WILL face higher labour costs, increased union power and more workplace regulation under Labor’s recently announced industrial relations policy, according to business groups

  • More record keeping under WorkChoices by

    FIFTY-FIVE per cent of companies have reported an increase in record keeping since the introduction of WorkChoices, while a similar proportion reported an increased need to seek legal advice and 40 per cent said WorkChoices made employment arrangements more complex, according to a study

  • Labor unveils OHS policy by

    A LABOR federal government would seek to accelerate harmonisation of OHS and workers compensation regulation through a more empowered national body and financial incentives to the states and territories to adopt reforms, according to shadow workplace relations minister, Julia Gillard

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