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  • 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

  • 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?

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