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Friday, 13 February 2015

Half of Australian businesses struggling to recruit STEM workers: Report

A lack of skills in areas such as science, technology and engineering in the current and emerging workforce is holding back Australia’s economy, according to the Australian Industry Group. by Broede Carmody

Friday, 6 February 2015

Would you use a video game to find the right job candidate? How Theme Park Hero is revolutionising recruitment

Employers can now cut through the time and tedium of the hiring process with something as novel as a video game. by Kirsten Robb

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Hiring a contractor can be a nightmare dressed up as a dream: How to get it right

Hiring contractors can be an exciting prospect for any business but there are some pitfalls to be avoided. by David Simpson

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

How your SME can tackle diversity issues in 2015

The new year represents an opportunity for companies to tackle diversity issues head-on, according to the Diversity Council of Australia, and tech startups are no exception. by Broede Carmody

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
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