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  • Recruiters get poor marks by

    CORPORATE RECRUITERS are missing out on the chance to create a competitive advantage for their companies by failing to implement best practice, a report has found

  • Fast-tracking professional skills ignores key industries by

    THE TREASURER, Wayne Swan’s recent move to fast-track national recognition of professional skills has finally put the professional skills crisis on a national platform, but ignores certain industries in urgent need of professional accountants, according to an international recruitment firm

  • Making work family friendly by

    Setting up a workplace crèche is often thrown into the too hard basket due to issues such as risk, space, liability and capital. But with more than 300,000 women in the labour force having a baby every year, an increasing number of organisations are putting crèches in place to help retain an important segment of skilled employees. Sarah O’ Carroll reports

  • Employee surveys: it’s all in the follow-through by

    Online surveys solve the problems of cost, timeliness, anonymity, data collection and analysis – the biggest issues in employee surveys. Today’s major issue is follow-through. Teresa Russell talks with two companies that have effectively leveraged employee survey data to create positive business results

  • Wanting to work for a good cause by

    I have built my HR career in the corporate world, but have recently become interested in careers within the not-for-profit and cause-based organisations. Can you give me any recommendations for approaching these organisations and for transferring my corporate skills over to this sector?

  • 2008: Buoyant HR job market ahead by

    2008 is shaping up to be a good year for HR jobs. Craig Donaldson speaks with a number of experts about the latest trends and how HR professionals can make the most of career opportunities over the coming year

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