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Shortlist News 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 "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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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Shortlist News Encourage recruiters to own their failure: sales specialist Login Required
11:24am Monday 25 August 2014 - Shortlist News

Dealing with failure constructively will help transform a recruitment company into a "quota-busting" sales business, according to sales specialist Jill Konrath.
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HR Daily Lessons for using lawyers to conduct workplace investigations Login Required
9:05am Monday 25 August 2014 - HR Daily

Using lawyers to conduct workplace investigations enables employers to protect information under legal privilege, but only if the process is handled correctly, according to Kemp Strang senior associate Ben Urry.
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Shortlist News Business support demand heating up Login Required
4:19pm Friday 22 August 2014 - Shortlist News

Business support is an increasingly lucrative market for recruiters, with higher demand, subdued margin pressure and corporate teams now turning back to external suppliers, say specialist recruiters.
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Shortlist News Hudson appoints WA GM; SEEK forging closer ties with recruiters; plus more Login Required
2:03pm Friday 22 August 2014 - Shortlist News

> Hudson Singapore GM returns to Australia > SEEK focusing on recruiter relationships: Andrew Bassat > Twitter director speaks out on unconscious bias in ICT hiring > LinkedIn products head resigns > AWRA calls for more women in resources
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Shortlist News 457-visa intake drops; recruiters fall out of top 15 Login Required
12:39pm Friday 22 August 2014 - Shortlist News

The number of 457-visas granted in the 2014 financial year dropped by close to one-quarter, according to new Department of Immigration and Border Protection figures.
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The Whiteboard Judging SEEK’s New Recruitment Awards
11:05am Friday 22 August 2014 - The Whiteboard

Thank you SEEK. It feels strange writing that. A bit like finding yourself in a bar with your school days nemesis and indulging in small talk about kids and jobs and oh do you remember that time Mrs Odgers fell asleep in the exam room and we all snuck a peek at the answers and […]The post Judging SEEK’s New Recruitment Awards appeared first on Rice Consulting.
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HR Daily Why do managers play favourites? Login Required
9:05am Friday 22 August 2014 - HR Daily

When a manager forms an initial impression of a new team member, the perception can be hard to shift, and becomes self-perpetuating, according to HR Daily Community blogger Trish Cloete.
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Shortlist News Recruitment arm strong for Data3; Solid debut for Ashley Services; plus more Login Required
4:37pm Thursday 21 August 2014 - Shortlist News

> Recruiting revenue up at Data3 > Ashley Services' share price up in first hours of trading > No substance to on-hire worker's discrimination claim > Harvey Nash expects growth > Executive market makes strides in July
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HR Daily Investigation by phone made dismissal unfair Login Required
3:05pm Thursday 21 August 2014 - HR Daily

An experienced HR professional has been criticised by the Fair Work Commission for "fundamental errors" in a workplace investigation that led to an employee's dismissal.
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Shortlist News Capped commission schemes sap recruiter productivity Login Required
1:13pm Thursday 21 August 2014 - Shortlist News

Recruitment leaders who put caps on bonuses could be costing their business money in lost productivity, according to a new report.
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The Written Reference What makes a recruitment agency ‘the best’?
12:45pm Thursday 21 August 2014 - The Written Reference

What makes a recruitment agency ‘the best’? Well up until recently it was seemingly based purely on how many people an agency could get to vote for them in the SEEK awards. Whilst there are other industry awards, the ones run by SEEK have arguably been seen as the biggest, and therefore in a lot […]
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Shortlist News Unprofitable recruitment stems from blind eye to underperformance Login Required
9:56am Thursday 21 August 2014 - Shortlist News

Recruitment companies that are unprofitable often have leaders who refuse to address underperformance as soon as it happens, according to an employee engagement and performance specialist.
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HR Daily Terminating poor performers the pitfalls and how to avoid them Login Required
9:05am Thursday 21 August 2014 - HR Daily

How should the performance management process differ from managing misconduct? What are the top steps employers can take to minimise the risk of underperformance-related litigation? And how should employers "soften the blow" of dismissal? Here, an employment lawyer answers these questions and more.
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Shortlist News U&U makes senior hire; Recruiters' views help shape SEEK awards; plus more Login Required
3:45pm Wednesday 20 August 2014 - Shortlist News

> Robert Walters associate director moves > Entries open for revamped SARAs > Skilled vacancies rise > Demand for skilled workers declines in NZ
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