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  • HR: boom or bust? by

    Has HR missed its opportunity to establish itself as a trusted business partner during the boom? Matt Hewitson writes

  • 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?

  • My brilliant career – Paula Ward by

    I am the National Human Resources Director for PKF with responsibility for leading the HR and Knowledge, Learning & Development (KLD) teams.

  • Trimming the ranks in banking and finance by

    The banking and finance sector is the hardest hit by the current global economic downturn. In this second part of a three-part series, Craig Donaldson speaks with experts who answer questions from HR professionals in banking and finance about the process of handling redundancies and outplacement with sensitivity and professionalism

  • Sickies cost $26.6 billion per annum by

    Australians take on average 8.62 days of sick leave/personal leave each year, costing the economy around $26.6 billion per annum, or $3,017 per employee, according to the 2008 Absence Management Survey by Direct Health Solutions

  • Working from home under watch by

    ELECTRONIC MONITORING is eliminating one of the biggest obstacles to working at home – employers’ fears that remote workers will slack off, according to recruitment firm Julia Ross

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