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  • Engaged staff the right stuff by

    Success and continued growth in Novartis is attributable to two HR-driven factors: employee engagement and a warm, collaborative and participative work culture. Sarah O’Carroll speaks to Charlie Hough and Makarand Tare about winning HR strategies at Novartis

  • Western wisdom by

    Unwanted staff departures can dampen the spirit of the festive season. But that’s not the case for some smart West Australian business leaders – despite operating in Australia’s tightest labour market

  • Employees concerned about job security by

    A recent SEEK survey of more than 10,000 Australian employees found that 67 per cent are concerned about their current job or career in light of the global economic slowdown

  • Navigating the retrenchment road by

    A number of companies are retrenching staff in light of the economic downturn. Provided companies take a long-term, sustainable approach to workforce decisions, outplacement can play an important role in assisting organisations to downsize. Craig Donaldson reports

  • Looking past the credit crunch by

    WHILE THE finance sector is feeling the brunt of the economic downturn and other industries such as retail, real estate and manufacturing are increasingly vulnerable, demand for skilled professionals is still strong in industries such as engineering, mining, health care and education

  • Redundancy fears haunt UK and US by

    AS THE impact of the global economic downturn takes hold, companies across the UK and the UK are bracing themselves for more redundancies over the coming 12 months

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