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  • Frustrated with hiring managers by

    I am a HR manager who has an active role in the recruitment activities of our business. I find myself frustrated with the hiring managers who always want to hire someone who has done the exact same role before that we are looking to fill. They have unrealistic expectations and cannot see the need to hire someone who has room to grow into the role. How can I get them to see the need to hire on potential and move away from the ‘tick the box’ hiring mentality?

  • Corporate performance linked to employee enablement by

    COMPANIES SEEKING to improve their performance should focus more attention on their employees, giving them the tools, resources and autonomy they need to do their jobs well

  • All packaged up by

    Although salary packaging may not realise as big a tax saving as it once did, more employers than ever before are finding it an essential part of effective attraction and retention strategies. Teresa Russell looks at how organisations are leading the way in offering innovative packaging for employees

  • Improving my interview prospects by

    I have spent the past 10 years progressing to HR manager level within financial services, while I have enjoyed my time and have developed excellent skills, I want to broaden my commercial experience within another industry. I am starting to get frustrated and concerned as it appears that I am not even being considered for roles that I know I am qualified for. Is there something else I can be doing to at least get to interview stage?

  • The full circle of HR by

    The need for HR to become more business-focused has been evident for a number of years now. As HR is gradually becoming more of a strategic function, the role of HR naturally changes in the business. Historically, HR has been more focused on employees as an administrative function

  • Competitor branding impacts attrition by

    Australian companies that fail to have a clearly defined strategy for their employer brand will lose talent to the increasing number who are getting it right, according to Brett Minchington, MD of Collective Learning Australia and co-founding partner of the Employer Brand Institute

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