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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

Thursday, 26 June 2014

Myer executive mystery deepens as recruitment agency calls the cops

The recruitment agency responsible for checking the references of the Myer executive fired over his misleading CV has contacted the police, in a further twist in this story of retail intrigue. by Eloise Keating

Friday, 9 May 2014

Bank of Queensland ditches gender identification in job applications

The Bank of Queensland has removed gender identification from its job application process in a bid to increase the number of women in senior management roles. by Georgie Moore

Thursday, 1 May 2014

The 20 most bizarre job interview questions

OneShift has compiled a list of the 20 most bizarre interview questions after receiving submissions from hundreds of job seekers. by Broede Carmody
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