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  • No ‘one size fits all’ solution in downturn by

    THERE ARE clear differences between what companies in the US and those in Australia and NZ are doing in response to the economic downturn, according to global HR consulting firm Hewitt

  • Minimise risk of retrenchment by

    As a mid-level HR professional, I am concerned about the impact new economic conditions might have on my career. In the last few years I have been focusing on developing a specialisation in learning and development. Should I continue down this path, or reposition myself as an all-rounder?

  • Networking for success by

    Q. I’m looking for a new HR role and someone I respect suggested that I should be networking as well as applying for roles. How can I access a network and what should I be doing?

  • Bright spots for HR jobseekers by

    CANDIDATES WITH strong HR generalist skills have become a hotspot of demand in the economic downturn, while remuneration and benefits professionals are in high demand as employers seek more imaginative salary packages to retain talent

  • Cup team on winning track by

    Victoria Racing Club stages one of the most well-known racing events in the world – The Emirates Melbourne Cup. Sarah O’Carroll speaks to CEO, Dale Monteith and general manger HR, Donna Price about the challenges and opportunities within an internationally growing Club

  • Do your homework by

    The MBA is a popular choice of further study for business executives who want to change, fast-track or consolidate their careers. Choosing the best university to study at means different things to different people. Teresa Russell reports

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