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

  • Have you been blindsided by charisma? by Stephanie Zillman

    Charisma is the vital ‘somethin somethin’ that is as vital to leadership – but there are big-payoffs to resisting the charms of your biggest talent.

  • Refreshing application letter shakes up Wall Street by Stephanie Zillman

    Not a day goes by when bored corporates don’t share an amusing or inflated cover letter – now a simple, to-the-point email has made international headlines for its refreshing and honest simplicity.

  • A quarter of candidates don’t want the role by HCA

    One in four Australian employees admit to applying for a job with no intention of taking the role, a leading provider of talent assessment solutions has found.

  • Female graduate pay gap doubles by Stephanie Zillman

    New figures show the pay gap between Australian female university graduates and their male counterparts more than doubled last year.

  • Recruitment still a matter of who you know by HCA

    A new study has revealed that despite a plethora of suitable candidates, HR still comes up against it if the CEO has a mate in mind for the role.

  • Hiring and rewards trends in 2013 by HRM

    An annual survey has found that a majority of employees can expect bonuses and pay rises, while a quarter will not have new colleagues this New Year.

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