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  • 'Performance' reviews all about development by Rose Sneyd

    Many managers consider performance reviews to be on the way out, but perhaps they just need to be refocused.

  • Fair Work hones in on unpaid work schemes by Stephanie Zillman

    The Fair Work Ombudsman today announced a new focus on educating employers and employees about the legitimacy of schemes for unpaid work experience.

  • Centralised HR causing concern among jobseekers by

    The relocation of HR functions is causing concern among jobseekers despite a significant return of confidence to the HR and safety job market.

  • High hopes for post-GFC pay rises: a challenge for HR professionals by

    With the GFC storm navigated on these shores, employees and jobseekers are now looking forward to a nice pay rise after months of inaction. But Australian employers aren’t quite ready to boost remuneration budgets to pre-GFC levels. Derek Berry, principal, human capital at Mercer, discusses the challenges this brings

  • Increase in demand for HR specialists by

    Australia’s healthy labour market has seen an increase in demand for certain specialist HR professions including learning and development executive candidates and culture and leadership candidates. 

  • Personalised learning by HRM

    How can HR individualise learning and development programmes for staff?

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