- 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.
- The boomerang effect: Should you rehire?
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.
- Ageist employers be warned!
Australia now has its very own Age Discrimination Commissioner, with the appointment of the Honourable Susan Ryan AO.
- Jobs growth highest in healthcare sector
More jobs were created in the health and aged care sector than the mining industry in the year to May, according to employment figures by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).