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    HR professionals are routinely called upon to deliver bad news, and are also expected to provide follow-up support. This can range from informing colleagues of a team member’s death, a restructure, redundancies and salary freezes through to misconduct issues or performance issues. But what are the wrong and right ways of communicating bad news?

  • Correction by HCA

    In an article posted on 4th December, HC Online published incorrect information relating to Labour Market Testing (LMT). We apologise for any confusion caused. Readers are advised that correct information regarding LMT can be obtained here from Fragomen.

  • Five ways to get ready for the media by Cameron Edmond

    Got the media knocking at the door? Here are the top five ways to make sure your meeting with the media goes as smooth as possible.

  • Recruitment this quarter: Are you part of the solution? by Cameron Edmond

    Much to the frustration of job-seekers, Australian organisations have adopted a recruitment strategy destined to leave them hanging until next year. Here's how to avoid falling into the trap.

  • Qantas layoffs a sign of the times by Cameron Edmond

    Qantas’ announcement of major job cuts is a sign a broader issue facing Australian workplaces. Where do you stand?

  • Rewiring The Brain for Change by External

    Why do people find it so hard to change, or resist change even when it might be good for them? The answers can be found in the brain itself, as Sonia McDonald reveals

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