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  • Experience versus qualifications by

    I came into an HR role with my current organisation about five years ago without any formal qualifications. While this has never been a problem in the past, I am now looking at other roles in HR and I fear this may become an issue.

  • Secrets of senior management buy-in by

    HR professionals often have an uphill battle when it comes to securing management support for HR management systems. In the last of a two-part article, Asta Development’s Michael McCullen looks at the steps to success in gaining the support of senior management

  • IR causes confusion in construction by

    Recent changes to industrial relations legislation is more of an interference than a help for some industries, according to Tony Noonan, group human resources manager, MacMahon Holdings.

  • Managing in tough economic times by

    WITH CONCERNS about a global economic decline, organisational leaders and managers are facing tough questions and difficult choices: how deeply can you cut costs without creating unintended negative consequences? What about layoffs? How do you get workers energised despite looming economic threats? How do you discourage defensive internal politics?

  • HR’s boost for business in spotlight by

    A SMALL but growing number of companies are demonstrating the impact HR policies can have in meeting overall business goals, according to a recent US report

  • HR at boiling point in Asia by

    GROWTH IN Asia has made human capital challenges in the region increasingly acute and has intensified the competition for talent, according to a recent study

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