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  • Recruiters concerned about skilled migrant cuts by

    RESTRICTIONS THAT discourage on-hire companies from acting as 457 visa sponsors have the potential to reduce the number of nursing, engineering, trades and IT staff coming to Australia, the RCSA (Recruitment and Consulting Services Association) has warned

  • Interviewers get thumbs down by

    FORTY PER CENT of job applicants have turned down a job due to a bad interview experience, according to recent research, while a further 81 per cent would tell up to ten people if they had a poor interview experience

  • Navigating the M&A minefield by

    Two things never change about M&A deals. First, a large number will fail to deliver what the architects of the deal promised and second, that many people will lose their jobs when companies combine. Scott Moeller looks at the realities of M&As and examines some options for HR

  • Making the most of online recruitment by

    The internet is now a widely used element of recruiting, but getting effective results requires more than just placing a standard job advertisement on a popular site and hoping for the best. Angus Kidman looks at how to make online recruiting more effective and tactics that can help improve outcomes

  • A woman’s climb to the top by

    It seems that the time for women in business to shine is becoming more and more evident. With issues such as skills shortages, recruitment, attraction and retention, talent management and an overall increase in the level of business competition, companies need to focus on diversity in order to stay ahead of the pack in a sustainable way

  • Doing your hiring homework by

    A not inconsiderable number of employees either fabricate or ‘massage the truth’ in their résumés. Human Resources speaks with some experts about the process of pre-employment screening, exposes some of the pitfalls and provides a few best practice tips for HR professionals

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