Recruitment

  • Opinion: What is ‘social capital’ worth to your business? by

    In a competitive marketplace, organisations often seek more from staff, but walk a fine line attracting the best talent for the right price. When digital and social skills are highly sought after, should organisations pay for the privilege? Roger Christie explores the concept of employee ‘social capital’

  • Opinion: What is the role of social in the war for talent? by Contributor

    For years HR and corporate affairs teams have fought to keep employee social media activities under wraps. In the ongoing war for talent, what would be gained if they stopped? Roger Christie investigates

  • Shaking up the interview process by HCA

    When you only have a short time to figure out what makes a potential employee tick, it’s time to throw out the safe, boring questions and mix things up.

  • Can you spot a fake reference? by Stephanie Zillman

    HR has a trained eye for spotting questionable details on resumes – but now some candidates are turning to fake reference services and it may be time to background-check not just the candidates but the referees.

  • How do you attract talent? by External

    Talented and savvy potential candidates will seek all avenues to assess whether key corporate messages correlate with their personal values and professional aspirations. Fiorella Kresevic of EI Group outlines the crucial attraction phase of recruitment in the social age.

  • Beyond the GFC: Hiring expectations hitting new lows by HCA

    New research has shown hiring expectations are heading to lows not seen since the GFC, as employers look to “shrink their way to success”.

  • The hidden workforce behind your ideal worker by Cameron Edmond

    The myth of an ideal worker has been debunked time and time again – now take a closer look at the real workers employers are missing out on while they chase ghosts.

  • Discrimination lawsuits cost organisation over $70k by Cameron Edmond

    A large and controversial US retailer has been forced to pay a large sum and change its employee clothing policy after losing legal battles.

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