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Shortlist News NEW Concerns of oversupply in skilled migration-approved areas; Ambition veteran moves to TOM; plus more Login Required
1:39pm Wednesday 03 September 2014 - Shortlist News

> Oversupplied job families on skilled migration list > TOM makes senior hire > Department of Education tendering for recruitment PSA > On-hire worker loses workers' comp appeal > Kinetic Super reports solid growth
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HR Daily NEW Interpersonal skills key to managing bullying risks, says FWC member Login Required
9:05am Wednesday 03 September 2014 - HR Daily

Organisations should put more focus on people skills when appointing line managers, and provide training to prevent bullying grievances boiling over into court, according to Fair Work Commission senior deputy president Jonathan Hamberger.
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HR Daily NEW Announcement: Are you getting it right when hiring new employees? Login Required
9:05am Wednesday 03 September 2014 - HR Daily

When hiring new staff, most organisations take their pick of new employees from a pool of candidates who have responded to a job ad. But how often has this process been evaluated to measure its effectiveness and return on investment?
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Shortlist News NEW Bluestone collapse due to rapid expansion, out-of-control overheads Login Required
4:53pm Tuesday 02 September 2014 - Shortlist News

Among the reasons for Bluestone Global's collapse are that it expanded quickly by acquisition while failing to effectively integrate its purchases or control its overheads, according to a new report.
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Shortlist News NEW Internal recruiters must embrace change; Tips from the most followed recruitment company on LinkedIn Login Required
2:15pm Tuesday 02 September 2014 - Shortlist News

Failing to move away from "traditional" hiring practices is hindering in-house recruiters, according to a talent expert, while in agency land, embracing a new recruiting channel has helped Hays become the most followed recruitment company on LinkedIn.
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Shortlist News NEW Paxus appoints state manager; Mining still Australia's most lucrative sector for workers; plus more Login Required
12:54pm Tuesday 02 September 2014 - Shortlist News

> Senior hire at Paxus > Mining slowdown stymies salary growth, but remuneration still high > Tasmanian Government targets jobs growth through payroll tax rebate > Career progression key to attracting talent
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HR Daily NEW Become a "supply and demand expert" to increase your strategic value Login Required
9:05am Tuesday 02 September 2014 - HR Daily

HR professionals can increase their strategic value by anticipating the future talent needs of the business and actively working to influence supply, rather than just reacting to demand, says talent management expert Rosemarie Dentesano.
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HR Daily NEW White paper: 49% of volume recruiters are making the same mistake Login Required
9:05am Tuesday 02 September 2014 - HR Daily

Recent research of volume recruiters found that 49 per cent of them do not conduct any valid assessment of a candidate's ability or personality. This makes finding the right people from hundreds of applicants an almost impossible task.
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Shortlist News NEW Three ways to increase agency productivity and profitability Login Required
5:55pm Monday 01 September 2014 - Shortlist News

Improving profitability pre-GFC was all about building revenue, but three savvy recruiters are using new approaches to lift their bottom line, according to industry trainer Ross Clennett.
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Shortlist News NEW Shortlist chats with... Frank Ribuot, Randstad Login Required
2:45pm Monday 01 September 2014 - Shortlist News

Recruitment leaders who connect a new hire's training to their on-the-job experience will go a long way to improving the company's retention rates, according to Randstad Australia CEO Frank Ribuot.
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Shortlist News NEW Veteran recruiter joins Hender Consulting; Adcorp revenue down, but losses shrink; plus more Login Required
12:39pm Monday 01 September 2014 - Shortlist News

> Hender Consulting hires senior consultant > Adcorp billings decline slows > NSW Government selects e-recruitment suppliers > RCSA launches youth employment initiative > Job board revenue down at CommStrat
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Shortlist News NEW Smaller loss for Rubicor despite top-line dip Login Required
11:26am Monday 01 September 2014 - Shortlist News

Rubicor's revenue fell in the 2014 financial year, but new accounts show an improvement in its profitability.
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HR Daily NEW New leadership model vital for the 'imagination age' Login Required
9:05am Monday 01 September 2014 - HR Daily

A rapidly changing global environment has necessitated the development of a new wave of "neuroleaders" who optimise their brain's potential, according to neuroleadership specialist, Silvia Damiano.
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HR Daily NEW Case study: "Two up" succession planning secures leadership pipeline Login Required
9:05am Monday 01 September 2014 - HR Daily

Succession planning isn't usually a matter of life and death, but in the Royal Marine Commandos a system ensuring it's never "headless" in the heat of battle is essential, according to a senior officer.
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Shortlist News NEW Remuneration changes painful, but lucrative in the long run Login Required
4:45pm Friday 29 August 2014 - Shortlist News

Changing recruiters' remuneration structures will cause tension, but the short-term pain is well worth the substantial long-term gain, according to Empresaria founder Miles Hunt.
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Shortlist News NEW Shortlist Time Machine, August 2012: Banned from the industry for two years Login Required
3:00pm Friday 29 August 2014 - Shortlist News

Two years ago this month, a Full Federal Court upheld a two-year industry restraint against a recruitment executive, drawing to a close a high-profile legal battle.
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Shortlist News NEW Solid first accounts from Ashley Services Login Required
2:05pm Friday 29 August 2014 - Shortlist News

Ashley Services Group's revenue for the 2014 financial year exceeded the forecast in its prospectus, according to results released today.
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The Recruiters Soapbox NEW Always learning
1:31pm Friday 29 August 2014 - The Recruiters Soapbox

One of the things that I love about our job is that you are continually learning.  No sooner do you think you have people sussed and this recruitment game in the bag, then bang…. something happens to absolutely throw you.  15 years in and people still surprise me.  Lessons we at BMR have learnt [...]
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Shortlist News NEW Trust is SME recruiters' competitive advantage Login Required
12:05pm Friday 29 August 2014 - Shortlist News

Ownership structures affect customer perceptions of whether a business is trustworthy, giving SME recruiters an advantage they should capitalise on, according to serial entrepreneur Craig Davis.
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HR Daily NEW Do you want a team of champions, or a championship team? Login Required
11:05am Friday 29 August 2014 - HR Daily

Senior leadership teams, like other teams, need expert help in learning to work together, according to HR Daily Community blogger Carolyn Dean.
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The Whiteboard NEW Uber-Aggressive Recruitment Techniques
9:05am Friday 29 August 2014 - The Whiteboard

I’ve been seeing a bit of stuff about Uber on the news wires this week. Uber are the ride sharing business that has disrupted (a word significantly overused these days, but highly appropriate in their case) the taxi industry across many cities globally. They came to Auckland not long ago, I’ve used it, it’s great […]The post Uber-Aggressive Recruitment Techniques appeared first on Rice Consulting.
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Shortlist News NEW Gross profit decline for Hays Australia Login Required
6:04pm Thursday 28 August 2014 - Shortlist News

Hays Australia has reported a gross profit fall for the 2014 financial year, but the rate of decline has slowed.
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Shortlist News NEW "Leeches" reputation a result of price-cutting: Wintrip Login Required
4:49pm Thursday 28 August 2014 - Shortlist News

Caving to fee pressure during negotiations is one of the main reasons the recruitment industry has such a poor reputation, according to staffing industry consultant Scott Wintrip.
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HR Daily NEW Don't settle for engagement, strive for involvement, says change expert Login Required
9:05am Thursday 28 August 2014 - HR Daily

HR professionals who aim for "return on involvement" when orchestrating organisational change can expect far better outcomes than those who focus on return on investment, says change expert Donna Meredith.
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HR Daily NEW Announcement: Managing Performance to Termination Login Required
9:05am Thursday 28 August 2014 - HR Daily

Sometimes, despite your best efforts, when underperformance is serious, persistent and disruptive, the best outcome may be termination of employment. But how do you ensure this happens fairly for the employee and with minimal legal risk to you, the employer?
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The Written Reference NEW Recruiters… maybe my hips do… but the stats don’t lie…
8:09am Thursday 28 August 2014 - The Written Reference

So… we’re all sick of being told how crap we are right? Next to politicians and Lindsay Lohan… and maybe the Bieber, recruiters are right up there at getting a pretty universal bad rap… I hate it… I hate the fact that a very small percentage of bad recruiters spoil it for the rest of […]
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HR Daily NEW Webcast: Talent management - Accelerating business performance Login Required
5:05pm Wednesday 27 August 2014 - HR Daily

Does your organisation take a strategic approach to talent management, or do you find yourself reacting as needs arise? Watch this webcast to understand the Australian talent management landscape and learn best-practice tips.
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Shortlist News NEW CML revenue, profit up; Digital Affair expands headcount; plus more Login Required
3:31pm Wednesday 27 August 2014 - Shortlist News

> Finance business boosts CML result > Employment branding specialist bolsters headcount > CMG Indigenous employment centre goes live > How to develop recruitment "rock stars" > "Overqualification" is moot when hiring > Federal Government commits $173 million to disability employment
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Shortlist News NEW Australia the weak spot in Clarius results Login Required
1:53pm Wednesday 27 August 2014 - Shortlist News

Clarius reported a revenue fall in financial year results released this morning, after growth in Asia and New Zealand failed to offset a 25% revenue decline in Australia.
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Shortlist News NEW How to plan in an ever-changing market Login Required
10:57am Wednesday 27 August 2014 - Shortlist News

Freeing up recruitment company leaders' time to focus on big-picture business planning has never been more important, according to business coach Stephen Shepherd.
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HR Daily NEW How HR can help reassure employees in uncertain times Login Required
9:05am Wednesday 27 August 2014 - HR Daily

Employees are suffering greater job uncertainty and anxiety in an already difficult period due to lack of reassurance from employers, new research has shown, and HR professionals need to find ways to engage them with management in planning for their futures.
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HR Daily NEW Worker breached rules of the "employment relationship road" Login Required
7:05pm Tuesday 26 August 2014 - HR Daily

A worker's repeated refusals to follow dispute resolution procedures when complaining about bullying amounted to "rank insubordination", and warranted his dismissal, the Fair Work Commission has ruled.
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Shortlist News NEW RCSA calls for formal collaboration with employment services providers Login Required
4:57pm Tuesday 26 August 2014 - Shortlist News

Formalising the collaboration that occurs between agency recruiters and employment services providers will make the Federal Government's overhaul of the job placement system more effective, says the RCSA.
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Shortlist News NEW Alleviate fee pressure with performance-based job orders: Lou Adler Login Required
2:19pm Tuesday 26 August 2014 - Shortlist News

Agency recruiters that focus on candidate skills and experience over performance metrics are setting themselves up to compete on price, says recruitment expert and long-time industry commentator Lou Adler.
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HR Daily NEW Research shows mismatch between LGBTI inclusion perceptions and experience Login Required
9:05am Tuesday 26 August 2014 - HR Daily

Senior leaders are more positive about their organisations' support for LGBTI inclusion than their staff, according to a survey report that says perceptions of workplace initiatives aren't matching up with people's experiences, and that some employees still believe gay jokes and innuendo are "harmless fun".
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HR Daily NEW White paper: Why pay-for-performance can work at last Login Required
9:05am Tuesday 26 August 2014 - HR Daily

How long has pay-for-performance existed? Hundreds of years? Thousands? You'd think we would have mastered it by now, yet many organisations are still struggling. The good news is that things are getting better. Read this Creelman Research white paper to learn more.
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HR Daily NEW Don't get caught out by the privacy laws Login Required
5:05pm Monday 25 August 2014 - HR Daily

Employers that keep unsolicited job applications on file could be breaching the Australian Privacy Principles, according to Holding Redlich partners.
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Shortlist News NEW Clear contracts crucial to claiming partial payments Login Required
4:59pm Monday 25 August 2014 - Shortlist News

Recruiters with contracts that clearly define what service triggers a partial placement fee will have a much stronger case if a payment dispute heads to court, according to employment law specialist Jessica Fisher.
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Shortlist News NEW Recruiters finish FY14 on a high; Record year for Bluefin; plus more Login Required
4:20pm Monday 25 August 2014 - Shortlist News

> RIB figures show perm recovery underway > Bluefin Resources reports profitable year > Offshore information disclosures challenge recruiters
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Shortlist News NEW FWC upholds dismissal of lying jobseeker Login Required
1:37pm Monday 25 August 2014 - Shortlist News

An employer has successfully defended an unfair dismissal claim from a worker who was terminated for overstating his qualifications to secure a role.
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