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  • Preparing for a downturn by

    No-one can predict where the economy will go, but there are enough worrying signs that savvy HR managers will begin thinking about what they would do in the event of a downturn

  • A career path for outsourcing professionals by

    Several months ago I introduced readers of this column to an initiative that has set out to define the skills and attributes of the outsourcing professional. Significant progress has been made since then

  • The industrial relations sky is not falling by

    With Labor’s victory in the recent federal election, there has been a lot of speculation and misinformation about proposed changes to industrial relations and the timetable for implementation

  • Rewarding A Job Well Done by

    It has long been recognised that rewards programs can play an important role in encouraging performance on the job. Human Resources looks at some of the latest trends in the rewards and incentives market and examines how companies can get the most bang for their buck

  • Who needs to change: women or organisations? by

    Women do not traditionally possess some of the characteristics and social skills needed to progress in the workplace, according to Maureen Frank, managing director of Emberin, a consulting firm which helps women at work

  • Leading women by

    Women are notoriously good at underselling their leadership capabilities. We don’t know why this is, and authors such as Amanda Sinclair offer many reasons. But the fact still remains: women are less likely than men to put themselves forward and to assume a leadership role

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