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Contracts to stop job-hopping

A recurring comment that I hear in my job as an HR Consultant is around employees moving from one job to another and not showing any loyalty. Job-hopping. It seems that gone are the days of a job for life and beginning your career as a 17-year old cadet before retiring with the gold watch

Three Steps to Retaining Great Staff

A few years ago at the height of the mining boom, most people in the Recruitment and HR Consulting industry were banging on about there being a ‘War for Talent’, a phrase coined by consulting firm McKinsey in 1997.  We were all, of course, referring to the drastic shortage of skilled, relevant ‘talent’ in the