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  • Pay inequity persists in the workplace by

    In 1969, the Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Commission handed down its first ‘equal pay for equal work’ decision. The effect of this historic decision was to grant women the right to the same pay as their male colleagues for comparable work

  • The business perils of HR jargon by

    In the last issue of Human Resources magazine, we featured an interview with Malcolm Jackman, CEO of Coates Hire. Jackman lamented the fact that “People intellectualise HR way, way too much” and that “HR is full of bloody jargon.”

  • Gender a key inhibitor to career advancement by

    TWENTY-SIX per cent of women around the globe have cited gender as the primary reason for not advancing in their careers, as opposed to only 4 per cent of men

  • Getting HR on board by

    Human Resources magazine’s study of the top ASX-listed companies in Australia has shed light on the business of people management within Australia. In the second of a three-part series, Craig Donaldson looks at trends in the structure of HR functions and examines its influence at board and management levels

  • People as product by

    The effectiveness of HR can be determined by the extent to which its strategies extend to servicing clients. Melissa Yen speaks with Jones Lang LaSalle CEO Christine Bartlett about the skills HR needs to bring to the table

  • Back on the job by

    When workers are injured on the job, legislation requires employers to have a rehabilitation and return to work program in place. Carole Goldsmith looks at recent developments in the field and speaks with safety and risk managers about such programs

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