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  1. [QUOTE=Mark D;10079]Well, when you grossly...

    [QUOTE=Mark D;10079]Well, when you grossly generalise and run your "US HR is better than Oz HR" mantra at us on multiple occasions in more than one topic on the forum it certainly smells like...
  2. Hi Mark, Looks like I've struck a nerve. I...

    Hi Mark,

    Looks like I've struck a nerve. I have just responded to posts and voiced my opinions, because they aren't in sync with yours now I am a troll.

    Anyhow the discussion was an eyeopener....
  3. Very well said Michaela. ;)

    Very well said Michaela. ;)
  4. Dear Mark, With all due respect to you as a...

    Dear Mark,

    With all due respect to you as a professional, looking at HR with an accountant's eye is part of the problem! Also those that have been working in HR for over 20 years are, as they...
  5. Mark, I just want to make it clear that this...

    Mark, I just want to make it clear that this isnít a them vs us argument. We can agree to disagree on differing HR practices. I am an Australian HR practitioner, but I do want to clarify this isnít...
  6. Moz, That is the beauty of a forum like this,...

    Moz,

    That is the beauty of a forum like this, people can express their thoughts and viewpoints and not everyone has to agree or disagree. You can call it a put down if you like, but I make no...
  7. I have to agree with this article for many...

    I have to agree with this article for many reasons. I have seen it one too many times.
  8. Moz at no point did I suggest there was...

    Moz at no point did I suggest there was "widespread" bias.

    I didn't slag HR in Australia, I just stated fact, it is behind the times period, I don't have a complex about that nor do I feel the...
  9. Frankly you can't. From my experience no matter...

    Frankly you can't. From my experience no matter what you say it won't make a difference as they will be resentful especially since they state they were promised - Did you speak to his/her line...
  10. Comparisons between HR in Australia and the USA

    Admin Note: A discussion in the HR Careers forum went a little off topic and started discussing whether HR practices here in Australia lagged behind US practices. We have therefore moved some of...
  11. Thread: Hi all

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    Moz, The market is tough right now this is...

    Moz,

    The market is tough right now this is true without a doubt, but I also happen to know that I don't get too many candidates applying for jobs that have his qualifications or his experience...
  12. Thread: Hi all

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    Hi Mary-Leigh, Whilst I agree with you, its...

    Hi Mary-Leigh,

    Whilst I agree with you, its very difficult to undertake unpaid work when you need the money to survive, are not entitled to unemployment benefits as you are not an Australian...
  13. Thread: Hi all

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    Hi, There's alot of slack recruitment agencies...

    Hi,

    There's alot of slack recruitment agencies and employers out there who don't afford the courtesy of a response, of simply send the computer generated response of you don't have the right...
  14. Thread: HR & Payroll

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    Hi Kevin, I just finished up a role where part of...

    Hi Kevin, I just finished up a role where part of my HR management duty was to assist in processing the payroll each month with the Finance Manager - I really didn't enjoy doing it!

    If you look at...
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    Forget about the US unless you have American...

    Forget about the US unless you have American experience. Frankly, US HR practices are 10 years ahead of what's happening in Australia and they are very particular about your education as opposed to...
  16. Thread: HR & Payroll

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    Frankly the Payroll function doesn't exist within...

    Frankly the Payroll function doesn't exist within the realm of HR in the USA. Australia is far behind this practice, as payroll should always remain a function of accounting/finance and not be a...
  17. Hi Anne, What's it like to practice HR in...

    Hi Anne,

    What's it like to practice HR in London for an American? Is it possible even if they are an Aussie permanent resident.

    Any advice would be very much appreciated.
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    In all honesty, it will be very difficult to find...

    In all honesty, it will be very difficult to find a job here. I know someone who has had a wealth of HR Generalist and Learning & Development experience not to mention an MBA in HR Management from a...
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