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  • What do employees really think? by

    Gathering meaningful feedback from the whole workforce can be a challenge in small and large organisations alike – but usually for differing reasons. Surveys have now evolved into being far more than the “staff happiness indicators” that they were in the past. Teresa Russell reports

  • My brilliant career – Michael Sommerton by

    My brilliant career – Michael Sommerton

  • Crunching HR’s numbers is critical by

    IN THE face of a global credit crunch, the need for rigorous human capital analysis is becoming more evident as HR is increasingly placed at the forefront of a company’s financial value, research has found

  • Australian HR Awards 2007 winners recognised by

    ST.GEORGE BANK took out four awards at the recent Australian HR Awards 2007, including the much sought after Davidson Trahaire Corpsych Award for Employer of Choice (more than 1,000 employees)

  • Discovering the in-house option by

    Australia’s business schools offer short, intensive courses to hone the skills of busy professionals. Many participants attend open courses – often in CBD campuses, but some organisations contract these schools to run customised executive education courses in-house. Teresa Russell reports

  • Finetuning finances through employee benefits by

    Employers greatly underestimate the appeal of financial services as a benefit, according to recent Australian research. Teresa Russell talks to three companies about the motivation behind their programs and discovers some innovative products and services that are aimed at boosting attraction and retention strategies

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