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  • RSPCA breeds safer, stronger culture by

    Over the past five years, RSPCA Victoria has been transformed from an amateur charity to a leading professional organisation. The changes were largely HR-driven, reports Sarah O’Carroll

  • Australia’s employers of choice named at the Australian HR Awards 2008 by

    Accenture, Teachers Credit Union, Sparke Helmore and Glen Eira City Council were named as Australia’s top employers of choice at the Australian HR Awards 2008

  • Employee advocacy role in doubt by

    DEBATE OVER over whether or not HR should take the role of employee advocate still exists among CEOs.

  • During turbulent times, what can HR do to help their organisation? by

    Sarah O’Carroll asks the executive panel about how HR can help their organisation during an economic downturn

  • Employee assessment tools – friend or foe? by

    Buying in assessment tools such as psychometric tests and organisational surveys appears to be a growing trend in Australian human resource management. Fiona Marsden looks at how organisations are using these tools in recruitment, staff development and training

  • The ROI in Enterprise Web 2.0 and Corporate Social Networking by

    Few social phenomena of the past decade have rivalled social networking and Web 2.0. Websites such as LinkedIn, MySpace, Facebook, Wikipedia and in India, Orkut, have attracted millions of users of all ages and backgrounds. For “social” networking and public information sharing, these tools have been spectacularly successful. It only stands to reason then, that the technology might be used for professional or corporate use; for networking and knowledge sharing – behind the firewall, so to speak

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