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  • Janssen-Cilag’s prescription for retention by

    Alarm bells sounded in the finance department of Janssen-Cilag in 2004 when they examined the high cost of turnover. However, a few simple changes have dramatically improved retention rates and impacted positively onthe bottom line. Sarah O’Carroll reports

  • The balance sheet is king by

    Recruitment leaders must think of the bigger picture and look at how they can remove and reduce recruitment costs in a downturn, write Tim Way and Gareth Flynn

  • Mutual benefits by HCA

    Whether it is through a reward and recognition model or an incentive model, acknowledging and rewarding the good work of employees is crucial to motivation and retention. Human Capital explores both options

  • Accenture: defying the downturn by

    Rigorous attention to learning and development has helped Accenture remain resilient in the face of a global economic downturn. Sarah O’Carroll reports

  • Developing your people in a downturn by

    Although many organisations are downsizing, the Australian arm of investment bank UBS has been able to redeploy skilled workers, thanks to well-planned career development and transition programs. Teresa Russell reports

  • Don’t get spooked by the downturn by

    Companies should not let worsening unemployment figures spook them into making hasty decisions about the retention and development of employees, according to Susan Heron, the CEO of the Australian Institute of Management in Melbourne

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