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  • US companies focused on talent despite economic uncertainty by

    MOST US companies believe they are reasonably well prepared to adapt to the challenges of the current economic environment, with only a few planning unilateral, across-the-board cuts

  • Recruiters failing to embrace Web 2.0 technology by

    A UK STUDY has revealed that just 10 per cent of HR and recruitment managers social networking sites and only a small minority used blogs, videos or other technology for recruitment

  • Healthy means wealthy and wise by

    Health and fitness programs are gaining in popularity in many corporate circles. But proving their ROI is still a challenge for HR professionals. Sarah O’Carroll speaks to Sinclair Knight Merz’s Carrie Luzar about the benefits of a healthy workforce

  • UK talent ripe for picking by

    LOCAL RECRUITERS say they are responding to requests from Australian law firms looking to bring locally-trained talent back to Australia, once lured away by the profitable UK job market

  • 457 visa delay deters skilled migrants by

    THE FEDERAL Government’s delay in addressing a key issue of the 457 visa scheme is resulting in overseas workers giving up on Australia, worsening the crisis faced in many skills-short industries such as health, resources and IT, according the Recruitment & Consulting Services Association (RCSA)

  • Tapping into the latest on talent by

    Competition for talent is growing increasingly fierce. Sarah O’ Carroll reports on the latest trends and techniques for snaring talent across a variety of sectors

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