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  • Money lost on L&D overload by

    THE LARGE majority of learning and development programs are ineffective because they cram too much information in for the brain to physically handle, according to a leadership development expert

  • Candidates weigh up their options by

    Multiple employment offers have led to candidates becoming far more selective in the vacancies considered, according to a Hays report

  • Getting a snapshot of the current HR climate by

    I am a senior HR manager about to relocate with my partner from Auckland to Brisbane. I have an undergraduate degree in human resources management and more than 10 years’ experience within three large NZ professional services firms

  • HR salaries tipped to rise by

    HR SALARIES are predicted to increase by between 4 and 7 per cent in the coming year, despite mounting pressure from a broader economic policy perspective to curb wages growth, according to Michael Page’s human resources salary survey for 2008/2009

  • How happy is your company? by

    Most companies that regularly survey their staff communicate results back quickly. Many follow through with actions. Teresa Russell talks with two organisations who make sure the impact of follow-through hits the bottom line

  • Companies suffer because of female unfriendly cultures by

    DESPITE RECORD education levels and rising numbers of women entering the labour market, employers are failing to provide workplaces that enable women to fully participate and fuel the growth in the Australian economy

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