Recruitment

Gamification – Don’t believe the hype

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Anyone who knows me, knows I love my tech, and when I didn’t have a family, loved spending time with my console, controller and online community. There have been many a time I’ve got ready for a night on the tiles only to find myself lured to a Lan centre playing capture the flag with […]

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‘Ground control, to Major Tom’

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Sitting here in WA, a shift is happening…well not really a shift but more of a state of flux… The end of 2013 isn’t coming quick enough for many. Whilst the media spruiks the rising markets of NSW and VIC, WA’s economy looks like a busy hospital triage, on a massive come down from even […]

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The Rebate

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So it appears the recently appointed Liberal government is about to undertake a review of the child care rebate. The media reports that it could become means tested. This is all quite relative to me. Recently we received approx $3.5k return (50%). Son 1 with attending family care two days a week. Certainly not chump […]

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It Won’t Work – Online Video Interviews

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In a quest to minimise resources, increase productivity and efficiency, technology has become the tool of choice, second only to the BIG ‘R’ (Redundancy). Whether the Big R provides increased productivity or efficiency is another blog. Over the last couple of year’s here in Australia, the concept and use of pre-recorded online video interviews has […]

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An Aussie Candidate Experience

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This blog follows on from my previous blog, and also comes after @BillBoorman epic 5 Part Blog – The UK Candidate Experience. The post will be about my own experience, which I can only assume is the status quo for all applicants, and a rot that needs to be dealt with immediately. It’s such an […]

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The Applicant Experience

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There have been some advantages to redundancy. I’ve been able to spend more time with my young family, as well as catch up on some house renovations.I’ve been screening and selecting product suppliers and contractors to help deliver my house renovations much like I would a candidate applying for a vacancy. Over the last couple […]

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Tomorrows Weather lots of Peaks and Troughs

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Much like the weather forecast, the global economy is experiencing turbulent times. Where some areas are Hot, others are Cold, some are Unpredictable and for others a little more Stable. In Melbourne the phrase “4 Seasons in a Day” rings true. Your contingency is to never travel without an umbrella or jacket, or at the very […]

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The age of Aquarius

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I’m living with my in-laws with limited internet connectivity, my second son has arrived just three weeks ago and my partner and I are about to undertake some house renovations hence the dossing at the in-laws. Life as of late has been rather busy. Work on the other hand has been very interesting. After my […]

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Who is Jeremy Langhams.. I mean Langhans? #ATCSM

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My last blog we looked into how social media and the data associated with it can benefit your organisation. My victim was Craig Fisher who will be presenting at this years Australian Talent Conference – Recruitment Re-Invented. We learnt a fair bit about Craig in that post, and our next victim also speaking at #ATCSM is […]