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  • Hottest jobs for 2008 by

    Learning and development managers (in the $80–$160,000 bracket), tax accountants ($120–$140,000) and financial controllers ($150–$180,000) are among the top ten hottest jobs for 2008

  • Female HR executives earn less by

    WHILE ALMOST four out of ten executive HR manager positions in the ASX top 200 companies are held by females, the median pay gap between male and female executive HR managers is a massive 43 per cent

  • Weighing up the value of human capital by

    Measuring the exact return on people-related investments is an issue often avoided by CFOs and HR directors alike. But an increasing number of investors and employees are turning to human capital reports to assess organisations, writes Sarah O’ Carroll

  • Making work family friendly by

    Setting up a workplace crèche is often thrown into the too hard basket due to issues such as risk, space, liability and capital. But with more than 300,000 women in the labour force having a baby every year, an increasing number of organisations are putting crèches in place to help retain an important segment of skilled employees. Sarah O’ Carroll reports

  • Employee surveys: it’s all in the follow-through by

    Online surveys solve the problems of cost, timeliness, anonymity, data collection and analysis – the biggest issues in employee surveys. Today’s major issue is follow-through. Teresa Russell talks with two companies that have effectively leveraged employee survey data to create positive business results

  • Development and retention top priorities by

    FORTY-FOUR PER CENT of employers have said that staff development and retention is their top priority for 2008, a national study has found

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