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  • How to become an HR contractor by

    Q I understand a lot of HR vacancies at present are contract-based – what advice do you have for people before embarking on a career as a contractor?

  • Top 5 retention tools by

    Employers who pushed retention to the sideline may soon need to revisit it because 56 per cent of employees said they know “quite a few” people who are now looking to change jobs, according to recruitment firm Hays.

  • Top 10 equal pay questions for employers by

    Employers have been advised to protect themselves against potential equal pay claims as the number of class actions taken by employees continues to grow.

  • Employees taking a pay cut to find a job by

    Forty-two per cent of employees who started a new job in 2009 took a pay cut compared to just 28 per cent in 2008, recent research has revealed.

  • Managing the total workforce by

    Contractors are a part of the federal workforce, but it is unclear whether their deployment is more often strategic or simply convenient, writes Allan Schweyer

  • How will the downturn change the future of work? by

    Once-powerful employer brands are at risk of being unable to attract top talent in the next decade, according to a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers report on how the downturn will change the future of work

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