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  • Talent shortage hurts HR by

    EIGHTY-FIVE per cent of HR hiring managers agree the talent shortage has increased the time it takes to recruit new staff, with almost one-quarter saying they have experienced increases of more than six weeks, according to recent research

  • How to sell HR by

    The benefits of having a strong employer brand are compelling. But if HR were an organisation, what would its employer brand be, and how would it attract fresh talent? Human Resources speaks with four recruitment advertising agencies about how HR should best promote itself

  • How to … create a successful job-share by

    Job-sharing is often dismissed by managers as being too expensive and too difficult to manage – but the benefits of creating job-sharing roles can far outweigh the initial struggle to overcome these hurdles

  • How to hire for cultural fit by

    Cultural fit is a relatively new buzzword in recruitment. Bruce Watt examines why cultural fit is important and looks at how hiring managers can put it into practice

  • Skilled labour shortage a main concern for 2004 by

    Australia will see stronger economic growth conditions in 2004, however potential shortages in the skilled labour market may put a break on economic growth, according to recent research by the Recruitment and Consulting Services Association (RCSA).

  • The law of attraction and retention: Henry Davis York by

    The war for talent is very much alive in the legal industry, with fierce competition for good lawyers at all levels. Craig Donaldson speaks with Deborah Stonley about the keys to Henry Davis York’s unique approach to attraction and retention, and what makes the firm an award-winning employer of choice

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