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  • 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

  • Hold onto your middle managers by

    Companies should think carefully before they go through with wholesale retrenchments of their middle managers and staff in non-transactional areas, a recent report has found

  • Building the HRIS business case in tough times by

    Given the current economic crisis, all our IT purchases are heavily scrutinised, if not frozen. What tips can you give me on justifying an HRIS purchase?

  • Accenture: defying the downturn by

    Rigorous attention to learning and development has helped Accenture remain resilient in the face of a global economic downturn. Sarah O’Carroll reports

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