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  • Senior management buy-in: overcoming resistance to change by

    HR professionals often have an uphill battle when it comes to securing management support for HR management systems. In the first of a two-part article, Asta Development’s Michael McCullen looks at some of the more common mistakes and reveals a number of practical suggestions for gaining the support of management

  • No time for complacency by

    THREE OUT of five private practice lawyers list remuneration as the main reason for leaving their firm despite salary bands remaining constant in 2007-2008.

  • HRIS and the importance of integration by

    I am currently evaluating various HR systems and I keep hearing how important integration is. I can appreciate a successful HRIS strategy would require an effective payroll integration, but where else would integration be important and why?

  • Talent wars: beating the pack by

    Organisations need to consider how they can use recruitment, development and retention strategies to effectively manage their talent, while keeping these strategies in line with overall business strategy, Michael Potter writes

  • New recipes for self-sourcing by

    When competition for talent is fierce and quality candidates are not knocking down your door, what can be done? Teresa Russell talks with two organisations that have used innovative low- and hi-tech sourcing strategies to solve their recruitment woes

  • Getting a snapshot of the current HR climate by

    I am a senior HR manager about to relocate with my partner from Auckland to Brisbane. I have an undergraduate degree in human resources management and more than 10 years’ experience within three large NZ professional services firms

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