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Shortlist News NEW High achievers in personal life make million-dollar billers Login Required
4:20pm Friday 19 September 2014 - Shortlist News

A refusal to suffer underachievers and strict hiring requirements have helped east-coast recruitment company Perigon create a team of million-dollar billers.
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Shortlist News NEW One in four contractors exit placements early; Revenue improves for oil and gas recruiter; plus more Login Required
1:29pm Friday 19 September 2014 - Shortlist News

> Retention bonuses keep contractors loyal > Air Energi revenue and gross profit up > Ashley Services clarifies impact of contract dispute
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Shortlist News NEW Fashion recruiters master the micro-niche Login Required
11:48am Friday 19 September 2014 - Shortlist News

The fashion industry is a highly-niche speciality in which recruiters need deep sector expertise and a wide geographic reach to thrive, according to specialists.
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HR Daily NEW Difficult conversation tips; Christmas shutdown preparation; and more Login Required
9:05am Friday 19 September 2014 - HR Daily

When can you require employees to take annual leave over the Christmas and New Year period? If your business takes a break then, it's time to think about giving employees notice now, says HR Daily Community blogger Amy Richardson.
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Shortlist News NEW Don't let others control your time, says leadership expert Login Required
4:17pm Thursday 18 September 2014 - Shortlist News

'Urgent' is a buzz word that does nothing for recruitment leaders except promote the inefficient use of their time, according to leadership expert Janice Marturano.
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Shortlist News NEW Utilities recruitment panel goes to market; What recruiters can learn from doctors; plus more Login Required
3:05pm Thursday 18 September 2014 - Shortlist News

> Melbourne Water tendering for recruitment panel > Convenience drives mobile applications > Lessons for recruiters in medicos' service delivery > Money still king for professionals changing roles > Parents not passing on their skills
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HR Daily NEW Why you can't avoid "messy" leadership Login Required
11:05am Thursday 18 September 2014 - HR Daily

Leading people is "messy", but employers can't expect people to use their emotions only when it suits the business, and keep their feelings out of the workplace the rest of the time, says author Roxi Bahar Hewertson.
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The Written Reference NEW Recruiter Etiquette 101
9:30am Thursday 18 September 2014 - The Written Reference

I was booked on an early flight this morning. Trouble is, I live about an hour or so away from the airport… so that meant a 4:30am start for me. No biggie. I made it with time to spare… and was milling around the gate with other commuters… It was about 30 minutes before boarding, […]
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Shortlist News NEW Improve candidate care with incentives, KPIs Login Required
4:32pm Wednesday 17 September 2014 - Shortlist News

Recruitment companies can - and should - put KPIs and incentives around consultant activities in the increasingly important area of candidate care, according to recruitment trainer Nicole Underwood.
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Shortlist News NEW Hydrogen Australia's gross profit declines; Calibrate rebrands; plus more Login Required
2:37pm Wednesday 17 September 2014 - Shortlist News

> Challenging conditions persist in Australia for Hydrogen > Calibrate aligns brand with parent company > Teacher claims defamation over assessment > Postgraduates still in high demand > Alexander Mann tops Asia-Pac RPO survey > NZ skilled employment market softens
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HR Daily NEW Banish job descriptions from recruitment: Expert Login Required
1:05pm Wednesday 17 September 2014 - HR Daily

HR teams would dramatically improve the quality of their new recruits if they approached hiring in the same way as promotion decisions, according to a recruitment expert.
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HR Daily NEW Employer forced to compensate employee after pressure to vary contract Login Required
9:05am Wednesday 17 September 2014 - HR Daily

The Fair Work Commission has awarded six months' pay in compensation to an employee who was stood down after refusing to sign a variation to his contract.
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Shortlist News NEW Scaling to meet growth is all about timing, says MedRecruit founder Login Required
5:07pm Tuesday 16 September 2014 - Shortlist News

Sustaining rapid growth in a recruitment agency requires leaders to anticipate problems before they hurt the company's profitability, according to MedRecruit managing director, and award-winning entrepreneur, Sam Hazledine.
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Shortlist News NEW Resources job ads decline for third month; RBA questions employment figures; plus more Login Required
3:44pm Tuesday 16 September 2014 - Shortlist News

> More bad news for resources recruiters > Interpretation of ABS employment figures "clouded" > RCSA opens Employment Services tender portal > Slade Group moving to hot desking > Sydney accountants looking for new work > Court upholds offshore work visa exemption > Drake partners with training and analytics company
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Shortlist News NEW Blue sky forecast for temporary staffing sector in FY15 Login Required
12:31pm Tuesday 16 September 2014 - Shortlist News

Temporary staffing industry revenue will pick up this year, then slow over the next five years as the sector reaches "saturation point", according to market research firm IBISworld.
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HR Daily NEW Don't let leadership failures derail business transformations Login Required
11:05am Tuesday 16 September 2014 - HR Daily

The majority of business transformation projects don't achieve their aims, failing largely due to employers' execution - not their strategy, warns an organisational change specialist.
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HR Daily NEW Case study: How Samsung's people strategies transformed the company Login Required
11:05am Tuesday 16 September 2014 - HR Daily

Some of Samsung's HR practices over the past 20 years might seem extreme, but they have transformed the company into a world leader in innovation, according to Seoul University professors Jaeyong Song and Kyungmook Lee.
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SMAART Recruitment NEW Rupert Harvey
4:15am Tuesday 16 September 2014 - SMAART Recruitment

Oakleigh Manager
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SMAART Recruitment NEW Tammy Pearce
1:47am Tuesday 16 September 2014 - SMAART Recruitment

Recruitmant Consultant
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SMAART Recruitment NEW Stephanie Freeman
1:46am Tuesday 16 September 2014 - SMAART Recruitment

Consultant
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SMAART Recruitment NEW Jane Simich
1:45am Tuesday 16 September 2014 - SMAART Recruitment

Consultant
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SMAART Recruitment NEW Alexis Petridis
1:42am Tuesday 16 September 2014 - SMAART Recruitment

Consultant
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Shortlist News NEW Shortlist chats with... Nick Simcock, Futurestep Login Required
4:48pm Monday 15 September 2014 - Shortlist News

RPO can serve as a stepping stone to an in-house recruitment function under the right circumstances, but many employers aren't thinking long-term when they make that call, says Futurestep ANZ managing director Nick Simcock.
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Shortlist News NEW Former Judd Farris MD joins Davidson; Perth market hinders SThree Asia-Pac perm business; plus more Login Required
2:34pm Monday 15 September 2014 - Shortlist News

> Davidson expands NSW business with new hire > Perm market difficult for SThree Perth > RCSA advises cautious optimism over employment growth > Most Australian workers doing overtime > Gamification increases accuracy of assessments
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Shortlist News NEW No tough times for Talent International Login Required
1:00pm Monday 15 September 2014 - Shortlist News

Talent International managing director Richard Earl dismisses complaints about a tough local recruitment market as rhetoric, saying recruiters need to adapt and change, as his company reports a $25 million full-year revenue rise.
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HR Daily NEW Do you control your calendar, or does it control you? Login Required
9:05am Monday 15 September 2014 - HR Daily

Busy leaders often watch their calendars fill up with "urgent" meetings, then simply shrug and bear it - but it doesn't have to be that way, says leadership expert and author Janice Marturano.
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HR Daily NEW Case study: Overhauled induction process equips - and excites - new staff Login Required
9:05am Monday 15 September 2014 - HR Daily

A government department that replaced a dull, six-hour slide-show induction with an interactive program says new starters are finally coming away with the knowledge they need to hit the ground running.
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Shortlist News NEW Failing to fire bad clients can prove terminal for recruiters Login Required
5:06pm Friday 12 September 2014 - Shortlist News

Recruiters invest so much time and money developing client relationships that when things go sour, they're often reluctant to pull the plug. Here, three recruitment leaders share their tips for identifying and terminating a bad client.
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Shortlist News NEW Allegis/Talent2 integration almost complete; Ambition launches dedicated gender diversity desk; plus more Login Required
1:35pm Friday 12 September 2014 - Shortlist News

> Key leaders retained in Allegis/Talent2 merger, says regional boss > Ambition branches into gender diversity > Recruit Holdings schedules public offering > Government intervention will stimulate jobs growth: report
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The Whiteboard NEW #hiremattpontin Campaign puts Social Recruiting Theory into Practice
9:05am Friday 12 September 2014 - The Whiteboard

As most recruiters in New Zealand with the slightest touch of a finger on the pulse know by now, the much vaunted ASB talent acquisition team is being deconstructed into its’ component parts and decentralised into the business.  Not axed, or disbanded, or removed in its entirety as the good old recruitment rumour mill started […]The post #hiremattpontin Campaign puts Social Recruiting Theory into Practice appeared first on Rice Consulting.
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HR Daily NEW Lessons from dismissal rulings; how to fill the imminent leadership void; and more Login Required
9:05am Friday 12 September 2014 - HR Daily

By 2020, retiring Baby Boomers will have left a leadership void in organisations - and most employers aren't yet prepared to fill it, according to HR Daily Community blogger Karen Schmidt.
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Shortlist News NEW Volume and quality not mutually exclusive in recruitment Login Required
5:00pm Thursday 11 September 2014 - Shortlist News

Recruiters can make substantial gains in the quality of volume recruitment if they link psychometric assessments with high-performer attributes, according to Hay Group talent consultant Matt Chaplin.
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Shortlist News NEW Employment, job ads strengthen in August; Review advises changes to on-hire 457 sponsorship; plus more Login Required
12:57pm Thursday 11 September 2014 - Shortlist News

> Total employment surges > Review recommends simplifying 457-visa on-hire agreements > Job ads strengthen > Creditors vote to wind up Bluestone > AESC hires new CEO > NPA boosts member network with acquisition
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The Written Reference NEW Recruitment… it’s all about the show!
12:54pm Thursday 11 September 2014 - The Written Reference

Two recruiters meet in a coffee shop (where else !)… Recruiter 1…”So, how is business?” Recruiter 2…”Amazing. We have just had our record month. ” Recruiter 1…”Us too… and next month is looking even better” Recruiter 3 (sitting at the next table)…”Same here” Recruiter 4 (sitting with Recruiter 3)… “And me” Whole coffee shop in […]
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Shortlist News NEW Consumer trends awareness crucial for recruiters: change expert Login Required
11:12am Thursday 11 September 2014 - Shortlist News

Staying abreast of consumer markets can help recruiters predict the trends that will soon shape the employment landscape, according to behavioural change consultant Dominic Thurbon.
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HR Daily NEW No duty of mutual trust and confidence: High Court Login Required
11:05am Thursday 11 September 2014 - HR Daily

The High Court's ruling that Australian contracts do not impose a duty of trust and confidence is a welcome one for employers, but not a green light to ignore their own policies and procedures, an employment law specialist says.
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HR Daily NEW Stop using recruitment technology for "old, traditional things": expert Login Required
7:05pm Wednesday 10 September 2014 - HR Daily

Many employers fail to reap the benefits of technology-based recruitment initiatives because they're just transferring traditional hiring methods to a new platform, says futurist and talent expert Kevin Wheeler.
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Shortlist News NEW Former employee banned from client contact despite lack of restraint clause Login Required
4:59pm Wednesday 10 September 2014 - Shortlist News

A company has temporarily restrained a former employee from approaching its clients, despite lacking a contractual restraint, in a must-read decision for all recruiters.
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Shortlist News NEW Boutique agencies take three years to get off the ground Login Required
4:02pm Wednesday 10 September 2014 - Shortlist News

Managing cash flow correctly is crucial to surviving the first three years as a boutique recruitment agency, according to small business specialist Steve Herzberg.
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Shortlist News NEW New hires at Mars, Morgan McKinley, and Aurec; Ambition trades cake for charity; plus more Login Required
2:26pm Wednesday 10 September 2014 - Shortlist News

> Mars Recruitment grows Perth headcount > Morgan McKinley hires internal recruitment specialist > Aurec appoints new mobility manager > Ambition trades cake for charity > New report names top RPO providers
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