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  • Short, sharp and to the point by

    Executive education programs expose groups of managers to targeted academic and practical management education. Teresa Russell discovers why, even in tough times, spending in this area of learning is under no threat at McDonald’s or Melbourne Water.

  • Australian employees to be hit by GFC by

    Australian employees will no longer be shielded from the global financial crisis as national salary budgets are predicted to fall further during 2009.

  • What's in a name? Why your employer brand still matters by

    In times of economic growth, employer branding assumes that all employees are discriminating consumers, to be engaged, won over and retained by employers. Iain Hopkins asks whether the employer brand still has a role in tough times

  • HR: stay relevant to avoid redundancy by

    While there is a trend towards leaner HR teams as a result of the downturn, organisations have not implemented mass HR redundancies, according to Toni Maselli, national practice leader, LINK Recruitment

  • Accenture: defying the downturn by

    Rigorous attention to learning and development has helped Accenture remain resilient in the face of a global economic downturn. Sarah O’Carroll reports

  • 2009: crunch time for HR by

    2009 will be one of the toughest years for business in some time. Craig Donaldson speaks with experts about the challenges and asks how HR can step into the breach during the downturn

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