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  • HR leaders doubt their influence by

    HR LEADERS are deepening their partnerships with business, but continue to feel pressures associated with globalisation, changing corporate landscapes and the war for talent

  • Wage growth strongest in years by

    DESPITE TALK of an economic slowdown, salaries have risen by 4.7 per cent over the past 12 months – the highest movement in more than three years

  • Ergon Energy: plugging the skills gap by

    Up until 2004 Ergon Energy was feeling the effects of the skills shortage in the energy industry. Over the past four years, however, they have introduced a number of initiatives which have eased the issue. Sarah O’ Carroll reports

  • Making myself marketable by

    I am a senior HR consultant who is considering leaving my current employer. What do you see as the key HR trends and skills currently in demand, and how can I leverage these to make myself more marketable?

  • 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

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