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  • Successful succession by

    Succession planning is a particular challenge in the professional services and legal sector, as firms face a plethora of challenges on this front. Kate Gibbs looks at solutions to these succession planning problems and how to guarantee the future people viability of professional services and law firms

  • My brilliant career – Dean Sparshott by

    General manager human resources for Ergon Energy.

  • IR causes confusion in construction by

    Recent changes to industrial relations legislation is more of an interference than a help for some industries, according to Tony Noonan, group human resources manager, MacMahon Holdings.

  • 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

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