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  • Candidates weigh up their options by

    Multiple employment offers have led to candidates becoming far more selective in the vacancies considered, according to a Hays report

  • New recipes for self-sourcing by

    When competition for talent is fierce and quality candidates are not knocking down your door, what can be done? Teresa Russell talks with two organisations that have used innovative low- and hi-tech sourcing strategies to solve their recruitment woes

  • No train no gain by

    The skill of the trainer can make or break almost every L&D initiative.Teresa Russell talks with one organisation whose training helped topple John Howard’s government and another whose training has improved the lives of a million elderly and disabled people

  • Getting a snapshot of the current HR climate by

    I am a senior HR manager about to relocate with my partner from Auckland to Brisbane. I have an undergraduate degree in human resources management and more than 10 years’ experience within three large NZ professional services firms

  • The challenge of walking and chewing gum: becoming a more effective leader by

    Many organisations become trapped in the status quo long after the quo has lost its status. As such, it is becoming increasingly important to invest time and effort into sustaining the relevance of our organisations, writes Roger Collins

  • HR positions fail to engage by

    MANY HR hiring managers are currently using recruitment practices that fail to engage job seeking HR professionals, a recent report has found

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