- Psychometric testing: Time for a reality check
Employers that favour psychometric testing over other recruitment methods may be missing out on some of their top talent, one expert says.
- Are graduates less engaged?
While still an important asset in many professions, university degrees may result in higher levels of disengagement, a study has found.
- Forget about your employees, what is your digital footprint like?
The recent termination of a media company’s executive over misogynistic Twitter posts has sparked the need to discuss the presence of all executives online, and how that is perceived by candidates.
- “IDEAL” Australian employers revealed!
The first Australian My Future Career survey from Universum has been released, revealing the employers Australian university students are most interested in working for.
- Are you thinking of the ink? Tattoos impacting hires
Despite a surge in popularity, tattoos still present a barrier for many job-seekers, research suggests.
- Hiring for Engageability
An enormous amount of time and money is spent by companies on employee engagement, under the premise that a more engaged workforce contributes to the bottom line. Much of the effort afforded to engagement is via employee surveys used to identify how the work environment can be optimised to engage people further. While there is no doubt considerable benefit to be gained from implementing change initiatives aimed at optimising engagement, we feel too many organisations concentrate their efforts on engaging people once they are in the organisation. Yet engagement is a two-way street – it depends on how you treat people as well as on who you hire.