- Induction programs Part I: Have you got a good one?
If you’ve used the expression “you will be expected to hit the ground running” in your job advertisements, chances are your induction program consists of a quick office tour.
- Proposed labour agreement ‘good news’ for recruiters
Employers and industry stakeholders have been invited to comment on a new draft labour agreement for the tourism and hospitality industry which aims to attract skilled workers from overseas.
- The resume is not dead, it's just evolving
Despite the growth of social networking and the increasing use of LinkedIn and similar sites on which candidates can get their name out, the resume is not dead; it’s being adapted, according to leading recruiters.
- Number of 457 visas increased by 50%+
As companies struggle to get ahead of the skills shortage, the federal government has increased the number of skilled migrant visas – the 457 visa – available and many businesses are beginning to take advantage of the visa program.
- How to nab the best grads: Competing in the war for talent
New research has revealed that while Australia and New Zealand are the among the highest users of unstructured interviews – and perceive them to be quite effective – this process is next to useless in selecting best-fit graduates.
- Employment expectations remain positive in spite of volatility
Despite international market volatility, Australian organisations intend to increase permanent headcount over the course of the next three months, according to new data released today.