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    So often a little foresight can go a long way – and now new research has been released which identifies the six key trends that will affect organisations in the coming two decades.

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    An SAP-based HR software system rolled out by government departments in the US state of Kentucky caused an employee to be paid $10,000 erroneously – but the finger has been pointed at “material weaknesses” in the administration of the software, not glitches in the coding itself.

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    The unfortunate task of delivering hard news to employees often falls to HR, and while death is never an easy subject to deal with, having a protocol in place ensures that the matter will be dealt with appropriately and professionally.

  • Introducing changes to the workplace by

    How many times do you hear of organisations introducing changes (for example new software) only to find that six months down the track employees have developed workarounds, such as basic Excel spreadsheets, in order to get their work done? Tammy Tansley talks about introducing changes to the workplace.

  • Surf’s up at National HR Summit by

    The HR Summit team is pleased to announce surfing great Layne Beachley will be chairing the National HR Summit on 28 March 2012.

  • Ensure no surprises come Sunday: Voluntary wage audits may be for you by

    While state workplace regulators enforce random compulsory wage audits to ensure employers comply with the minimum award requirements, many organisations are now voluntarily submitting to wage audits through the use of contractors to ensure they are in full compliance with pay requirements.

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