Employee Retention

Sometimes you have to move mountains…

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Tues 23 – Thur 25 June will see a cast and crew of a few hundred assemble in Sydney for the Australian Talent Conference 2015.  HR/Recruitment/”Insert Alternative Title here” professionals will Swarm into the Sydney Hilton for this much anticipated annual event. This years title track is ‘Recruitment is Marketing’. It’s an interesting track title […]

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‘Will the real Slim Shady please stand up’

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“May I have your attention please. May I have your attention please.” (The Real Slim Shady – Eminem) On March 12, 2014 the Australian Privacy Principles replaced both the National and Information Privacy Principles. Most people I know, are not aware of this, and it was only brought to my attention via @BradleyBirchall of #SeeraCloud. […]

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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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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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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 […]

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ATC Social Media Syd Dec 4th & 5th

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So does absence make the heart grow fonder? Or have you found more enjoyable blogs to satisfy your blog diet? In a few weeks time, 4th & 5th December to be exact, The Australian Talent Conference hosts it annual Social Media Conference in Sydney. Pundits from across Australia and the world gather to discuss technology, […]