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  • HR salaries tipped to rise by

    HR SALARIES are predicted to increase by between 4 and 7 per cent in the coming year, despite mounting pressure from a broader economic policy perspective to curb wages growth, according to Michael Page’s human resources salary survey for 2008/2009

  • HR jabberwocky by

    Could someone please tell me the difference between “talent management” and “human capital management”? People come into the corporate world talking like normal people and within a month, a week if they’re quick learners, they are bereft of simple English. Conferences, speeches and meetings, are awash with trite terminology, each new phrase more convoluted than the last. And who is more imaginative and colourful than the HR folk.

  • The branding imperative in talent management by

    Borrowing from the concepts of product and trademark brands, the talent brand is a relatively new idea.

  • Going beyond paying lip service to paid maternity leave by

    There has been some debate lately around paid maternity leave. As our story on the left details, the government is looking to incorporate extra maternity leave entitlements into its National Employment Standards

  • Surviving the boom: Alcoa gets proactive by

    The booming mining sector is showing no signs of slowing down, with another 90,000 jobs tipped to be created by 2020. More than half that growth will be in Western Australia, says the Minerals Council of Australia, and sitting in the middle of the boom is Australia’s leading aluminium producer, Alcoa.

  • 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

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