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  • Tracking potential talent by

    Is there anything negative about moving to an automated applicant tracking system? Teresa Russell talks with two organisations that managed smooth transitions and have achieved impressive returns on investment

  • Shifting mature age mindsets by

    WORKERS AGED 55 and over, particularly women, appear to be the answer to the ongoing skills and labour shortage – not generation Y – and Australian employers must consequently shift their focus from young to old to maintain productivity

  • Work and life rolled into one by

    SEVENTY PER CENT of workers said they would continue to work in some capacity even if they won the lottery which reinforces the high value employees place on job satisfaction rather than remuneration

  • Women need to connect with each other by

    In order to successfully achieve results with retaining and attracting female employees we have to be successful ‘marketers’ to women

  • Making friends with finance by

    Understanding the key drivers of the business from a financial point of view can help HR in its quest to become more strategic. However, exactly how much of the financials are HR expected to know and what are the most important attributes of an effective HR team? Sarah O’ Carroll asks some CFOs about how HR can better partner with finance

  • Getting maximum business benefit from employee benefits by

    We are looking to roll out an employee benefits program to our employees. What steps can I take to ensure that it assists to achieve our 2008 HR objectives of staff attraction and retention, and make sure we get the maximum return on our investment?

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