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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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“Heartless” scammers in WA target job seekers with fake recruitment website

Opportunistic scammers have taken advantage of job seekers in Western Australia by establishing a fraudulent recruitment website that impersonates a legitimate site for opportunities...

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Opportunistic job seeker steals company president’s wallet during interview

Job interviews can be tricky to get right, especially if candidates are nervous, there's difficult questions to answer, or personalities clash. However, employers can...

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How this NSW small business is recruiting holidaymakers with the help of a billboard that offers a “job in paradise”

Bored of typical recruitment methods? So is one New South Wales small business - so it decided to get a board instead. Get Smart Promotional...
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Recruitment platform used by Facebook and Uber for world-class tech talent opens Melbourne headquarters

A recruitment platform co-founded by 99Designs co-founder Matt Mickiewicz and used by tech giants like Facebook and Uber is launching in Australia. Founded in San Francisco...
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Psychopaths welcome but no “whingers” need apply: The traits these two employers are looking for in new employees

Have you got an employee who whinges too much? Or would you rather one who displays psychopathic traits? With job advertisements an opportunity to showcase...
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VET failures blamed as NSW caravan business struggles to fill 30 jobs

A Sydney caravan manufacturing business is struggling to fill 30 trade-focused vacancies and experts say failures in the Vocational Education and Training system are to...
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Energy drink company raises eyebrows with search for unpaid intern to work 200+ hours

A job ad for an unpaid intern at an Australian energy drink company has once again highlighted the gray area of internships in Australia's...
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