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  • Skills shortage a negative for managers by

    SEVENTY-FOUR per cent of Australian and US managers said the skills shortage impacted them negatively

  • SMEs face talent shortage by

    The largest obstacle to competitiveness among small to medium sized businesses (SMEs) is the availability of a qualified workforce, according to research

  • Defence to restructure HR by

    DEFENCE WILL appoint a new head of HR and restructure its existing HR function as part of a $1 billion overhaul of its current approach to recruitment and retention

  • CEOs force change on HR by

    AS C-level executives are forced to justify business value and deliver greater efficiencies and effectiveness, there is a trend for chief executives to oust HR directors who are unable to deliver on ever-increasing business expectations and replace them with more commercially savvy COOs, according to a global human capital consultancy

  • Depressed professionals turn to drugs and alcohol by

    Lawyers are more likely to suffer depression and use drugs and alcohol to manage depressive symptoms, than their professional peers, according to a new study

  • Shedding light on private equity by

    WITH PRIVATE equity buyouts on the rise in Australia, recent UK research has found that private equity firms tend to introduce strict new performance management systems such as performance and merit pay, regular performance appraisal and new HR management systems upon buying companies out

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