- The Asian equation
More Australian HR professionals than ever before are fast-tracking their careers on the Asian Express. Teresa Russell talks to Australian HR expatriates in Hong Kong, Singapore and India about their challenging work
- Is there a lawyer in the house?
Recruiting in-house counsel can be a challenge. With the demand for good in-house legal professionals increasing, successfully attracting and retaining this sub-specialty may strongly impact the bottom line. Teresa Russell reports
- Ergon Energy: plugging the skills gap
Up until 2004 Ergon Energy was feeling the effects of the skills shortage in the energy industry. Over the past four years, however, they have introduced a number of initiatives which have eased the issue. Sarah O’ Carroll reports
- Keeping your best and brightest
According to a recent survey, 61 per cent of Australian employers are having difficulty finding the right people to fill jobs – a dramatic increase compared to 2006. Teresa Russell looks at how organisations are making retention a strategic imperative in practice
- 2008: Buoyant HR job market ahead
2008 is shaping up to be a good year for HR jobs. Craig Donaldson speaks with a number of experts about the latest trends and how HR professionals can make the most of career opportunities over the coming year
- What attracts top graduates?
Competition is tough for the top university graduates every year, and as the talent shortage continues to bite, companies need to take a smarter approach to attracting and retaining such graduates. Sarah O’ Carroll speaks with four top graduates about what attracted them to their current employers