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  • Talent management as viable as ever part II by

    In this second part of a three part article, Allan Schweyer looks at the evolution of talent management and its importance for HR

  • Internal change, productivity and people costs biggest concerns for employers by

    One in every five organisations plans to reduce staff numbers by the end of 2009, with employers citing their biggest challenges over the next 12 months as managing internal change (20 per cent), people and productivity (19 per cent) and controlling people costs (15 per cent)

  • Instep: HR - Not being tipped overboard by HCA

    There has been significant column space taken up in the general media about the increasing number of Australians being made redundant as organisations respond to the current business environment. Whilst HR has been significantly impacted, as a broad generalisation it would seem to date that HR practitioners are not being released into the supply market in large numbers. Craig Mason explores why this is the case

  • My brilliant career – Lisa Cooper by

    Lisa Cooper, regional director human resources, CB Richard Ellis

  • Dismissal intentions a legal minefield by

    A SURVEY has found that employers are increasingly changing their employment intentions in view of an impending recession, but lawyers warn: despite recession fears, staff dismissal should only occur once all other avenues of survival have been pursued.

  • Great returns on psychometric assessments by

    Psychometric assessment is a well-established tool used to help find the best person for a particular role. Teresa Russell looks at how Savills used a new approach with an old tool and reaped great business rewards

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