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  • Metrics and measuring up HR by

    It is impossible to have a strategically-driven HR function unless you have a good handle on your human capital metrics. Teresa Russell investigates world’s best practice and speaks to an expert who says the only HR metrics that are important have dollar signs in front of them

  • Keeping your best and brightest by

    According to a recent survey, 61 per cent of Australian employers are having difficulty finding the right people to fill jobs – a dramatic increase compared to 2006. Teresa Russell looks at how organisations are making retention a strategic imperative in practice

  • Bonita Croft – my brilliant career by

    Bonita Croft – my brilliant career

  • Weighing up the value of human capital by

    Measuring the exact return on people-related investments is an issue often avoided by CFOs and HR directors alike. But an increasing number of investors and employees are turning to human capital reports to assess organisations, writes Sarah O’ Carroll

  • Employee surveys: it’s all in the follow-through by

    Online surveys solve the problems of cost, timeliness, anonymity, data collection and analysis – the biggest issues in employee surveys. Today’s major issue is follow-through. Teresa Russell talks with two companies that have effectively leveraged employee survey data to create positive business results

  • Making HRIS deliver for your business by

    Few HR professionals would want to carry out their day-to-day tasks without a decent HRIS system, but how can you move from basic functions to getting maximum return on your technology investment? Angus Kidman looks at how to reap the most benefits from a HRIS

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