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How to pick a shonky resume

It’s 5.00pm on a Friday and you want to go home. You’ve gone through 150 resumes and none of them stand out. Then you...

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Stop hiring for cultural fit, it’s damaging your teams’ potential

It has long been the Australian style to hire for ‘cultural fit’. We haven’t worried so much about past experience or skills as much...

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Facebook introduces job listing feature targeted at SMEs searching for quality talent

Businesses might soon be updating job listings with a quick post on Facebook, with the social network this week revealing it will be adding a job ad feature to...
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Small business raises eyebrows with job ad saying “bogans need not apply”

A small business has prompted debate with a job advertisement specifically noting “bogans or rough people need not apply”. The ad, posted on classified board Gumtree,...
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Atlassian named among Australia’s top 10 graduate employers for 2017

Australian tech success story Atlassian is one of the best employers of university graduates in 2017, according to the Australian Association of Graduate Employers...
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40% of small business are looking for new staff in 2017: Make sure you’ve got the right attitude to hiring

Recruiting new talent is often an area SME owners struggle with, and a recent report reveals many will be wrestling with the task of finding...
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Honey Birdette demands job hunters upload “sassy” videos, wear lipstick and stilettos to interviews

The application process for roles at lingerie chain Honey Birdette asks job seekers to put their “best stiletto clad foot forward” in a video...
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Why it’s time to look beyond university degrees when recruiting for your business

Earlier this year, UK publishing company Penguin Random House declared that prospective job candidates would no longer be required to have a university degree...
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Eighty-nine-year-old lands a job after claiming he was at risk of “dying from boredom”: Should your business do more to find older workers?

Employers have been encouraged to consider older job candidates, after an 89-year-old man in the UK who claimed he was "dying from boredom" successfully found...
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The perils of ‘finder fees’ for mates and the ‘blind recruiting’ apps that could help

It's no secret that Silicon Valley has a problem with gender diversity, a problem that spills into much of the tech sector worldwide. An article...
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