Recruitment

  • Ergon Energy: plugging the skills gap by

    Up until 2004 Ergon Energy was feeling the effects of the skills shortage in the energy industry. Over the past four years, however, they have introduced a number of initiatives which have eased the issue. Sarah O’ Carroll reports

  • Keeping your best and brightest by

    According to a recent survey, 61 per cent of Australian employers are having difficulty finding the right people to fill jobs – a dramatic increase compared to 2006. Teresa Russell looks at how organisations are making retention a strategic imperative in practice

  • 2008: Buoyant HR job market ahead by

    2008 is shaping up to be a good year for HR jobs. Craig Donaldson speaks with a number of experts about the latest trends and how HR professionals can make the most of career opportunities over the coming year

  • What attracts top graduates? by

    Competition is tough for the top university graduates every year, and as the talent shortage continues to bite, companies need to take a smarter approach to attracting and retaining such graduates. Sarah O’ Carroll speaks with four top graduates about what attracted them to their current employers

  • How to hire for cultural fit by

    Cultural fit is a relatively new buzzword in recruitment. Bruce Watt examines why cultural fit is important and looks at how hiring managers can put it into practice

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