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    A dip in Australia’s employment expectations over the next three months reflects the ‘wait and see’ approach to headcount that many organisations are taking.

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    An Australian software company has decided that rock bands and artists needn’t be the only professionals to enjoy life on the road – they have their sights set on hiring 15 developers in 15 days, and are about to set off on a European "Recruitment Roadshow" bus tour.

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    Careers fairs are a traditional catch-all recruitment strategy, and organisers say hosting a booth is an ideal way to meet a large group of potential candidates and is beneficial for both large and small-scale organisations – but what is the return on investment for HR?

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    One wonders what kind of an impression a candidate could truly make in 140 characters, or if the career achievements of an applicant would really shine through in a (potentially cheesy) YouTube application – yet, this is the future, or so we’re told.

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    The latest skills index has revealed a severe undersupply of skilled labour in corporate services and engineering, and both require a ‘high level and immediate response’ by organisations.

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