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  • Passing the baton: Restoring trust in the HR profession by

    The HR profession faces a crisis of trust and a loss of legitimacy in the eyes of its major stakeholders. However, as Tom Kochan writes, the profession can redefine its values, professional identity and responsibilities, and in doing so pass on the baton to a new generation

  • Alternatives to downsizing by

    Downsizing is taken as an unpleasant but real fact of today’s corporate life. However it need not be so. Franco Gandolfi examines some of the perils of downsizing, and presents some viable alternatives to retrenchment

  • HR salary trends by

    Q. I’m looking to move jobs and I’m wondering what you can tell me about current HR salary and benefit trends?

  • Best practice: Putting employees first pays off for HCL by HCA

    One global IT organisation has turned theories about customer loyalty on their head by adopting 'Employee First Customer Second'. The results have been a sea-change for the organisation - here's how they did it

  • The 360-degree spin by

    360-degree feedback is a well-rounded and established method of assessing employee managerial performance. Craig Donaldson looks at how a leading automotive retailer has successfully used 360-degree feedback to develop its leaders and improve business performance

  • Outsourcing out in the open by

    In the space of a few short years, the word “outsourcing” has gone from being a dirty word to a buzzword within international legal circles, writes Laura MacIntyre

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