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  • Speaking the language of line managers by

    Line managers have inherited many of the tactical aspects of HR. How can HR learn to work with line managers and make this relationship prosper? The UK’s Lucy McGee reports

  • Ergon Energy: plugging the skills gap by

    Up until 2004 Ergon Energy was feeling the effects of the skills shortage in the energy industry. Over the past four years, however, they have introduced a number of initiatives which have eased the issue. Sarah O’ Carroll reports

  • Making myself marketable by

    I am a senior HR consultant who is considering leaving my current employer. What do you see as the key HR trends and skills currently in demand, and how can I leverage these to make myself more marketable?

  • Eenie meenie miney mo? by

    Selection testing has been around for decades and the range of instruments and providers seem endless. Teresa Russell looks at some offerings in the market and looks at how companies use different tailored testing instruments to great effect

  • Tracking potential talent by

    Is there anything negative about moving to an automated applicant tracking system? Teresa Russell talks with two organisations that managed smooth transitions and have achieved impressive returns on investment

  • What jobseekers really want by

    WHILE MANY employers are putting a lack of good job candidates down to factors such as record low unemployment, the current skills shortage, an ageing population or the drain of talent overseas, recent research has suggested that the problem lies with employers because they are either not listening to or do not understand what jobseekers really want

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