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  • Developing your people in a downturn by

    Although many organisations are downsizing, the Australian arm of investment bank UBS has been able to redeploy skilled workers, thanks to well-planned career development and transition programs. Teresa Russell reports

  • Outplacement: Down but not out by

    Downsizing is one of the toughest challenges a manager can face. Fortunately, there is help at hand, as Iain Hopkins discovers

  • Don’t get spooked by the downturn by

    Companies should not let worsening unemployment figures spook them into making hasty decisions about the retention and development of employees, according to Susan Heron, the CEO of the Australian Institute of Management in Melbourne

  • HRIS in 2009: doing more with less … or nothing by

    Despite sizeable investments, some organisations fail to fully leverage the benefits that HRIS can offer. Teresa Russell looks at the process of realising efficiencies and returns on investments in HR technology

  • Profile: A change for the better by Iain Hopkins

    Paula Ward has funnelled a passion for environmental sustainability into an impressive HR career in professional services firms. Iain Hopkins reports

  • Demographic fault line running through workforce by

    There is a “demographic fault line” running through the Australian labour force, whereby generational gaps will see the number of new entrants to the workforce decrease steadily over the next 50 years, according to leading demographer Bernard Salt

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