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    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 final installment of a three-part series, Craig Donaldson looks at trends in HR budgets as well as staffing levels of HR professionals

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    In an effort to improve efficiencies and focus on core business, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) is being used by organisations to attract talented staff. Carole Goldsmith speaks with HR professionals from a variety of industries that have integrated RPO into their businesses

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    The demand for executive education courses in Australia has boomed in the last five years. Teresa Russell examines this trend and finds out why HR and other business professionals are taking up these short courses in record numbers

  • The right pill to take by

    HR needs the support of the CEO if it is to be successful, but HR also needs to deliver on executive expectations. Craig Donaldson speaks with Blackmores GM and COO Jennifer Tait about the relationship between HR and the business

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    I have a manager who is simply not operating at the strategic level. They are a really nice person and their own team thinks they are wonderful but they are very operationally focussed. What things can I do to help highlight my concerns?

  • Back to basics HR by

    Thank you for this down-to-earth article (issue 124, 20 March 2007, p 8), written for real people by real people. Having come through financial services, hospitality HR (as an outsider) and then a manufacturing environment – always as a one-person HR show, I can tell you that Malcolm Jackman has it nailed!

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