How do you balance formal qualifications, experience and personal attributes, in order to choose the best candidate for a job?
A new Qualtrics survey reveals that the ability to work remotely has become a make-or-break recruitment decision.
Digital Recruiting Company HireVue has published a new study on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Australia’s hiring industry.
Your business needs a people strategy, one that covers the embedding of culture and the projection of your team members’ career pathways…
You might have heard the age old adage ‘hire slow, fire fast’ if you’ve worked in business, but is it warranted advice? The concept refers to employers taking their time to hire somebody, and firing employees quickly if it’s not working out. On one hand, waiting to hire somebody means you can take your time… Continue reading Let’s Talk: ‘Hire slow, fire fast’
Hiring the wrong person, at any stage of business, can be extremely detrimental and costly in a number of ways that aren’t only financial. Of course there are the associated costs with spending time replacing that person, and the on-boarding and re-training of the newbie… and the more times you have to do this to… Continue reading Let’s talk: Recruitment
Middle managers often find the value they bring to an organisation being scrutinised, but recruiting expert Hays says they can be an organisation’s biggest asset – provided they have open and honest career development conversations, are given opportunities to develop their skills and are empowered by senior managers to make change happen. “As the link… Continue reading Make the most of your biggest asset: your middle managers
By Simon Horrocks, Regional Vice President ANZ, AppDynamics The technology skills gap is impacting Australian organisations across almost every industry, with businesses struggling to find the right talent to drive innovation, whether that be in cloud, data analytics, or other emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI). According to the Australian Computer Society (ACS), an… Continue reading How to attract, retain and cultivate a new breed of IT professional
It’s easy to feel like the odds are stacked against you in an interview. Even the most talented people succumb to nerves and struggle with communicating how capable they are. Although it’s very much the candidate’s job to shine, employers have a big role to play in getting the most out of their prospective employees… Continue reading What job interviewees are looking for
Compared to just five years ago, jobseekers’ salary expectations are a lot higher 76% of Australian hiring managers say jobseekers are more demanding when it comes to their remuneration package. 58% respectively say jobseekers expect higher base salaries and bonuses than what is being offered. After several years of slow wage growth, independent research commissioned by… Continue reading Salary expectations have increased