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  • CSR key to retention by

    COMPANIES NEED to have better corporate social responsibility programs in place if they want to attract and engage quality staff, a global report has found

  • GE Commercial Finance rides the economic waves by

    The knock-on effects of increased oil prices and unstable financial markets have led to some changing job roles within GE commercial finance. Sarah O’Carroll speaks to managing director Kerri Thompson and head of HR, Megan Nettleton to find out how they’ve been affected

  • Come jump on the CSR bandwagon by

    It’s surprising that eighty per cent of CEOs admit that they don’t know anything (or very little) about Australia’s Emissions Trading Scheme (see CEOs hazy on emissions trading)

  • The taste of success: YUM! by

    With 32,000 employees in Australia and New Zealand alone, YUM! Restaurants is the world’s largest restaurant company. Sarah O’Carroll speaks to YUM!’s Albert Baladi and Amanda Fleming about the HR strategies that set them apart from the rest

  • Dangling the performance carrot by

    R&R – recognition and reward – have become the catchwords for those looking to motivate and retain their staff. And companies are increasingly seeking outside help to ensure their employees continue to give their all. Marian Edmunds reports

  • Workforce participation crucial for economy by

    THE FEDERAL Government is reviewing The Job Network, providing an extra 450,000 extra vocational education places and using tax breaks to encourage people back into work, in order to head off an expected 8 per cent decline in work participation in coming years, the recruitment industry was told recently

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