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  • Talent wars set to intensify by

    IF FINDING the right employees isn’t challenging enough, companies in the developed world are about to face a new challenge – recruiters from emerging markets

  • Making the virtual office work by

    IN 2008, 41.4 million corporate employees globally will spend at least one day a week teleworking, but there is still resistance to this trend from those preferring face-to-face interaction, according to researcher Gartner

  • ‘Fighting fires’ costing thousands by

    IT COSTS a company $7000 to $10,000 extra to hire an employee if no sufficient recruitment plan is in place.

  • How Nokia and IBM go about employer branding and winning the war for talent by

    Organisations with a strong employer brand don’t need to fight for candidates in a tight labour market. Teresa Russell looks at how Nokia and IBM go about employer branding and winning the war for talent

  • The ‘Crackberry’ culture by

    Whether you love them or you hate them, BlackBerrys have successfully infiltrated corporate life, increasingly blurring the line between work and personal life

  • Corporate education programs need more planning by

    ORGANISATIONS ARE increasingly seeking ways to measure return on investment from their education and training expenditure, however, recent research has found that about only 60 per cent of organisations actually link their corporate education programs to specific corporate goals

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