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  • 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

  • Movers & Shakers by

    Shaneen Argall has recently been appointed to the newly created role of director, human resources, SMS Management & Technology. Prior to joining SMS, Argall was with the law firm Allens Arthur Robinson in the role of head of policy & talent development.

  • Made to measure by

    Executive education is designed for time-poor executives. A growing number of organisations have moved towards tailored programs that allow participants to focus on leadership issues that are specific to their industry, organisation and even individual circumstances. Teresa Russell reports

  • Globalisation driving recruitment change by

    GLOBALISATION WILL see the war for talent heat up over the next decade, and business will need to become more culturally aware to adapt to more people working across borders, recruiters were told at a recent RCSA conference

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