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  • HR outsourcing firm has landmark restraint of trade win by Astrid Wilson

    Restraint of trade clauses are a contractual headache for employers and HR – notoriously difficult to enforce, they have frequently been thrown out when tested by the courts. Yet a new finding may have turned that notion on its head.

  • Human Resources Director by HCA

    This well known global retailer with an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit wins awards time and time again for their product range, customer experience, culture and technology.

  • Strong dollar drives recruitment by

    Competition for skilled professionals is expected to rise with an increasing number of employees willing to jump ship for more attractive pay packets.

  • High hopes for post-GFC pay rises: a challenge for HR professionals by

    With the GFC storm navigated on these shores, employees and jobseekers are now looking forward to a nice pay rise after months of inaction. But Australian employers aren’t quite ready to boost remuneration budgets to pre-GFC levels. Derek Berry, principal, human capital at Mercer, discusses the challenges this brings

  • Taking responsibility – HR’s role in CSR by

    There are clear business benefits to be had through a sound corporate social responsibility program. Tom Washington reports on what makes such schemes successful and the role HR must play

  • Workers set for pay rise as fight for talent begins by

    They say that every cloud has a silver lining, and amid concern over a national skills shortage, Australian workers could at least be looking forward to a decent pay hike.

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