• Gender quotas: Detriment to merit or a necessary evil? by HCA

    The introduction of gender quotas is approached by many with trepidation. Often naysayers raise concerns that installing quotas could result in candidates being hired based on their gender, rather than merit. But that view may be seriously flawed.

  • The value of contractors in building a powerful workforce strategy by External

    How should employers be utilising the unique skills and flexibility that independent contractors can bring to the workplace? Matthew Franceschini outlines how to tie them into a wider workforce strategy.

  • Counting the cost of a single bad hire by Rose Sneyd

    It’s no surprise that more than half of employers in 10 of the world’s largest economies acknowledge having made a bad hire, but the financial consequences may be very high.

  • Poor recruitment methods costing thousands by Iain Hopkins

    Job defections cost the average Australian company (with 100 employees) an estimated $337,000 per year, according to research.

  • Employees accused of rorting leave system by Iain Hopkins

    Prison staff is Western Australia have been accused of rorting the leave system, systematically claiming ‘unacceptable’ levels of sick leave, overtime and workers compensation.

  • Old-fashioned job seekers wary of social media by Rose Sneyd

    As the recruitment industry stands, job seekers still prefer to use traditional methods of sourcing new roles, according to new research.

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