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  • Is contracting the career kiss of death? by

    I’ve been working as a contractor in various HR roles – some specialist assignments such as recruitment and L&D, and some more generalist type roles.

  • Senior management buy-in: overcoming resistance to change by

    HR professionals often have an uphill battle when it comes to securing management support for HR management systems. In the first of a two-part article, Asta Development’s Michael McCullen looks at some of the more common mistakes and reveals a number of practical suggestions for gaining the support of management

  • Are experienced employees falling behind? by

    EMPLOYERS SAY workplace skills are more important now for experienced workers than for new entrants to the workforce.

  • Do you really know your employees? by

    The fact that something is written down doesn’t make it true. Unfortunately, this is especially true of CVs. Teresa Russell talks with two organisations that have strengthened their pre-employment screening and background checks. One has done so by choice and the other by law

  • No time for complacency by

    THREE OUT of five private practice lawyers list remuneration as the main reason for leaving their firm despite salary bands remaining constant in 2007-2008.

  • Candidates weigh up their options by

    Multiple employment offers have led to candidates becoming far more selective in the vacancies considered, according to a Hays report

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