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  • The future of postgraduate education by

    Without regular updates, the value of postgraduate and undergraduate education declines as knowledge creation increases, writes Dr Roger Collins

  • CSR a victim of the GFC? by HCA

    Australian companies are struggling to keep corporate social responsibility (CSR) on the business agenda during the downturn, with fewer than half of employers reporting that they have CSR practices in place, a new white paper reveals.

  • Getting with the learning game by

    Training: employees want more and more of it – putting pressure on HR professionals to be more creative with tighter budgets. Craig Donaldson looks at how The Collingwood Football Club did more with less through the implementation of a new learning management system

  • The resume bombardment by

    We are currently getting inundated with unsolicited resumes from people wanting to work with us, some from very talented people. How should we deal with these when we have no immediate opportunities but would welcome them if economic conditions improved?

  • People profit … and how to measure it by

    A company’s employees are typically its largest expense, but often the least measurable when it comes to productivity and profit. Craig Donaldson looks at how HR can help a company measure what an employee is really worth

  • Cultural diversity, IBM style by

    Cultural diversity initiatives can provide organisations with a number of benefits, however there are a number of variables that can impact upon the success of such initiatives. Kylie Nicolson looks at the history of cultural diversity within IBM Australia, examines the business case for establishing diversity strategies and shares some of the initiatives employed by IBM

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