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

  • Online dating and recruitment have a lot in common by Stephanie Zillman

    You wouldn’t marry someone you had only met online, would you? According to one expert recruiter, hiring someone you have only met online is fraught with risk.

  • Do you really need to hire a social media expert? by Human Capital

    There’s debate over the value of one staff member focused entirely on social media, but if it’s key to your marketing and customer service, it might be time to invest in an expert.

  • How much are your people worth? by Stephanie Zillman

    A new report has indicated a disconnect between current market salaries and what organisations are actually offering. A whopping one third of Aussie employers are getting it wrong.

  • Access to wage subsidy a helping hand by Stephanie Zillman

    Your organisation may be eligible for a new government wage subsidy of approximately $5,700 for each job placement.

  • Wacky resumes: destined for the bin? by Stephanie Zillman

    Giant cookies, bottles of champagne, all delivered with a singing telegram – how far is too far? Do wacky resumes have a one-way ticket to the nearest landfill?

  • The boomerang effect: Should you rehire? by Stephanie Zillman

    Welcoming back former employees can be a smart move, and may be the answer to filling managerial positions during the tightening of the skills shortage, but only under the right circumstances.

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