- 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.
- Recruiter hit by jobs slump
One of Australia’s biggest recruitment agencies has been severely hit by a sharp earnings downgrade, triggering fears of a white-collar jobs slump off the bat of delayed hiring decisions and redundancies.
- Most Australian professionals are ‘Creative’
According to a new survey, the number one most overused word used by Australian professionals to describe themselves is ‘creative’, followed closely by ‘extensive experience’ and ‘effective’.
- Airing the pressures of human resources: HR at Sullair Australia
Many industries around the country are facing a skills shortage, but this is particularly acute for companies reliant on sourcing tradespeople. Erika Krenmayr, HR manager with Sullair Australia, discusses strategies the company uses to address this issue.
- HR among five fastest growing sectors: SEEK
New figures released by SEEK today have revealed that job ad growth has increased across Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia and South Australia – and HR is among the top industries experiencing jobs growth.