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  • New laws make social media interaction dangerous for bosses by

    New workplace legislation has made social media communications between employers and employees more dangerous for employers, according to a leading workplace relations lawyer

  • Westpac human resources chief to retire by

    Westpac group executive for people, Ilana Atlas, has announced she will retire from the bank in December 2009. Atlas joined Westpac in 2000 as group secretary and general counsel and was appointed group executive, people & performance in 2003.

  • Earn your stripes by HCA,Iain Hopkins

    HR professionals face unique challenges when it comes to L&D in a recession. Not only must they ensure the learning needs of all employees are considered, they must also look after themselves. Human Capital explores some cost-effective upskilling options

  • Benefiting from the Fair Work Act by

    Q: I am concerned about the impact the new Fair Work Act may have on our business. It is important that we remain flexible and competitive, so where might the potential opportunities lie in these new arrangements?

  • All hail the HR leader of the future by

    HR leaders of the future will need to exhibit personal proficiency and excel in a specific number of business domains. In the first of a two-part series, Craig Donaldson speaks with Dave Ulrich and other HR gurus from around the world about what the HR leader of the future will look like

  • HR to play a role in organisational health by

    CEOs increasingly expect HR leaders to play a major role in improving organisational health through factors such as sustainability, culture and values, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

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