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  • The Holy Grail for HRIS providers by HCA

    Mike Giuffrida outlines why the public sector is fuelling a race to develop new HR technology and pushing HRIS vendors to develop the Holy Grail for HR professionals

  • Learning from the future by

    We are currently revising our learning and development strategic plan in light of the downturn. How can I ensure we are making informed investment decisions about our future learning and development?

  • New style of management needed to help motivate employees by

    Time constraints, organisational culture, a perceived lack of skills and a lack of confidence to deal with difficult people are the main barriers to achieving a coaching style of management within organisations, a UK report has found

  • 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

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