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  • Competitor branding impacts attrition by

    Australian companies that fail to have a clearly defined strategy for their employer brand will lose talent to the increasing number who are getting it right, according to Brett Minchington, MD of Collective Learning Australia and co-founding partner of the Employer Brand Institute

  • Online job adverts discriminatory by

    ONE-HUNDRED-AND-EIGHTY-EIGHT online job advertisements requested “young” candidates to apply, as opposed to just one ad which encouraged “mature-aged” candidates to apply, according to a recent study of online job ads

  • Strong demand continues for HR by

    CONTINUED HIGH demand for skilled HR professionals has prompted both permanent and temporary HR salaries to increase by an average of 15 per cent across the country in 2007, and the prospects for HR candidates continue to look good into 2008

  • Metrics and measuring up HR by

    It is impossible to have a strategically-driven HR function unless you have a good handle on your human capital metrics. Teresa Russell investigates world’s best practice and speaks to an expert who says the only HR metrics that are important have dollar signs in front of them

  • High 2008 salary growth in emerging markets in Asia by

    Towers Perrin has projected continuing moderate salary growth in most countries next year, despite expectations for slowing economic growth in some markets

  • Talent management in Coca-Cola: the fizz from within by

    Forced to recruit marketing expertise externally, drinks giant Coca-Cola set about ensuring it had a flow of internal talent ready to step up. The UK’s Nick Martindale reports

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