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  • No change made to 457 restrictions by

    The decision by the Federal Government to keep the rules restricting recruitment firms from sponsoring labour hire workers on 457 visas is unsubstantiated and serves only to exacerbate the current skills shortage, says the Recruitment & Consulting Services Association (RCSA)

  • Companies warned over pay promises by

    AS COMPANIES seek to preserve profitability in the face of a global economic slowdown, employers have been cautioned to check their employee contracts as well as their undertakings made at the time of recruitment, before taking action to cut salary costs

  • US companies focused on talent despite economic uncertainty by

    MOST US companies believe they are reasonably well prepared to adapt to the challenges of the current economic environment, with only a few planning unilateral, across-the-board cuts

  • Recruiters failing to embrace Web 2.0 technology by

    A UK STUDY has revealed that just 10 per cent of HR and recruitment managers social networking sites and only a small minority used blogs, videos or other technology for recruitment

  • Healthy means wealthy and wise by

    Health and fitness programs are gaining in popularity in many corporate circles. But proving their ROI is still a challenge for HR professionals. Sarah O’Carroll speaks to Sinclair Knight Merz’s Carrie Luzar about the benefits of a healthy workforce

  • UK talent ripe for picking by

    LOCAL RECRUITERS say they are responding to requests from Australian law firms looking to bring locally-trained talent back to Australia, once lured away by the profitable UK job market

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