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  • Taking the bull of change by the horns by

    In this issue, our lead news story, “Poor communication’s high cost”, looks at the issue of why CEOs and managers need to take a more proactive approach to WorkChoices and industrial relations changes. Since the introduction of WorkChoices, many companies have opted for this approach given uncertainty around legislative changes, increased red tape, fears around increased union involvement or a simple ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ mindset

  • The journey to the top by

    After 10 years in my last position, I recently embarked on a new role. And what an experience! Now to put this into perspective, I’ve worked in 10 countries and had my fair experience of working in culturally diverse environments and challenging scenarios. So, a new job in a similar industry and in the same city should be a breeze – right? Wrong!

  • Women in business course, NIDA reviewed by Melissa Yen by

    Being female in the workplace poses many challenges for businesswomen. As hard as it may be to accept, there are some characteristics we hold that highlight our tendency to come across as the ‘softer’, ‘more vulnerable’ sex, particularly when it comes to presenting to an audience of men and other coworkers who require us to be as articulate and confident as possible in order to gain credibility

  • Diversity in discrimination by

    WOMEN ARE not the only ones to face barriers when it comes to career advancement, according to a survey of more than 200 employees from diverse backgrounds in the UK and USA

  • How to … ‘clothe’ your inner leadership potential by

    Hemlines, hair-dos and heels: when it comes to corporate wardrobes, it seems as though everyone has an opinion

  • Branding St.George Bank by

    Employer branding has gained traction recently, as more organisations face the reality of recruiting in a tight labour market and retaining the talent they already have. Teresa Russell talks with St.George Bank about the remarkable success of its 12-month-old employment brand strategy

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