- Job prospects poor for Indigenous Australians
The Abbott Government is taking action to help ensure unemployed Indigenous people are able to obtain jobs.
- Mental health issues: Gen Y “more accepting” than older generations
With mental health week kicking off on Monday, research has indicated Gen Y are more accepting than other generations.
- Measuring your social recruitment
Through direct posts, tweets, likes and shares, social media has become a powerful tool to get the word out about job openings. A new website seeks to inform organisations of just how well they are plugged in to social recruiting.
- Shaking up the interview process
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?
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?
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.