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  • Know your employees and reap the dividends by Iain Hopkins

    How well do you know your employees? Do you know, for example, what what might drive them towards a promotion? Research has shown it may be as simple as offering more responsibility – and that doesn’t necessarily cost a lot.

  • Major failure on change initiatives - what's going on? by Human Capital

    Has your change initiative come undone? You are not alone. Only 38% of employees believe that major change initiatives within their organisation are well managed and help the organisation to deliver better business results, according to a recent study.

  • What employees want – myths exposed in new survey by Human Capital

    Australian job hunters and employees are among the most demanding in the world – but are some of the common myths about jobseekers true or false?

  • Aussie workers are mobile addicts – but at what cost? by

    A new survey has revealed that Australians are more tethered to their devices than ever before, relying on them to get more work done out of office hours. What price is this addiction having on individuals and employers?

  • Centralised HR causing concern among jobseekers by

    The relocation of HR functions is causing concern among jobseekers despite a significant return of confidence to the HR and safety job market.

  • High hopes for post-GFC pay rises: a challenge for HR professionals by

    With the GFC storm navigated on these shores, employees and jobseekers are now looking forward to a nice pay rise after months of inaction. But Australian employers aren’t quite ready to boost remuneration budgets to pre-GFC levels. Derek Berry, principal, human capital at Mercer, discusses the challenges this brings

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