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  • Female HR executives earn less by

    WHILE ALMOST four out of ten executive HR manager positions in the ASX top 200 companies are held by females, the median pay gap between male and female executive HR managers is a massive 43 per cent

  • 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

  • 2008: Buoyant HR job market ahead by

    2008 is shaping up to be a good year for HR jobs. Craig Donaldson speaks with a number of experts about the latest trends and how HR professionals can make the most of career opportunities over the coming year

  • Development and retention top priorities by

    FORTY-FOUR PER CENT of employers have said that staff development and retention is their top priority for 2008, a national study has found

  • The industrial relations sky is not falling by

    With Labor’s victory in the recent federal election, there has been a lot of speculation and misinformation about proposed changes to industrial relations and the timetable for implementation

  • Warning over AWA duress by

    AUSTRALIA’S WORKPLACE Ombudsman recently warned employers against applying undue pressure on workers to sign Australian Workplace Agreements (AWAs) following reports that some businesses want to move their employees to AWAs to pre-empt proposed transitional legislation by the new Federal Government to phase-out AWAs and stop new ones being signed

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