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Friday, 19 December 2014

The top 10 skills that got people hired in 2014

Did you score your dream job in 2014? Chances are you are a tech, data, science or engineering whizz, according to recent research by professional networking platform LinkedIn. by Broede Carmody
 

Friday, 19 December 2014

OneShift and the art of hiring a barista in less than half an hour

Online recruitment business OneShift is continuing to gather momentum, after the service managed to fill a position for a barista within just 27 minutes of a job ad being posted. by Andrew Sadauskas
 

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Court hears Myer liar went home to get “proof” of his qualifications and never returned to his job

The Myer executive fired over his misleading CV told Myer’s CFO he would go home to get “proof” of his qualifications on his first day on the job but never returned. by Eloise Keating
 

Monday, 10 November 2014

Job hunters sue LinkedIn over lost job opportunities

Professional networking platform LinkedIn has been hit with a class action from a number of disgruntled job seekers in the US, who claim one of the site’s premium services has cost them jobs. by Eloise Keating
 

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Hockey criticises ABS for job numbers stuff-up: should SMEs be worried?

Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey has admitted he is worried about fluctuations in monthly job figures compiled by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, after the collecting agency yesterday owned up to problems with its employment series data from July and August. by Eloise Keating
 

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Tips to avoid unethical recruitment processes

Many of my clients have recently observed a marked increase in the amount of inaccuracy and unethical practices in the use of online job boards in the payroll job market. by Tracy Angwin
 

Thursday, 4 September 2014

Judging personality tests: should you use them for recruitment?

A review of studies found personality tests were judged less favourably than most selection tools. But can they be effective in selecting the right staff? by Nick Haslam
 

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Apple finally admits it has a diversity problem

Apple has become the latest in a string of major tech companies to admit it has a problem with gender and ethnic diversity, according to figures it released overnight. by Andrew Sadauskas
 

Friday, 4 July 2014

Australian software helps track down Myer’s con man

Australian software was the key to uncovering the backstory behind a man who was fired by Myer over a misleading CV. by Broede Carmody
 
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