Company News: Finding a new employee can be seriously laborious. It is a given this recruitment task will take time, potentially more than two months, as all care and responsibility is taken to reduce the risk that the job candidate selected becomes a proverbial lemon. Were this to occur, it would send the company back to ‘square one’. It also has other unwanted consequences - further attempts to find a new employee will add to the cost of the exercise, and the company will continue to endure a sub-optimal workforce. But relief is at hand, with the process of selecting a new staff member now becoming less demanding thanks to a wave of digitisation now sweeping the labour-hire/recruitment sector.
Face-to-face communications have fallen victim to the rise of the natural online communicators — or so-called "digital natives" — according to one recruiting firm, which says employers are increasingly vetting candidates’ communications skills.
Australian businesses, like their counterparts around the world, are missing out on top talent because they are alienating candidates with poor communication and long hiring practices, new independent research reveals.
Australian jobseekers have been caught lying on their CVs when applying for a job, according to a new recruitment survey which reveals that more than two in three (68%) hiring managers have eliminated a job candidate from consideration after discovering dishonest or exaggerated information on their CV.
Human resources technology company Xref has inked a new partnership agreement with online recruitment technology company, Expr3ss!, to combine applicant selection and employee reference checks.
Human resources technology company Xref has inked a pilot agreement with Verify, the employee verification and pre-screening business of data analytics company Veda, to test integration of their platforms.
Employers in Hong Kong are not keeping up with the growing trend by job seekers to increasingly apply for jobs using their mobile phones, a trend which is likely to be mirrored in the Australian market.
It’s becoming increasingly difficult for employers to find appropriately qualified ICT professionals to fill available jobs, with recruiters struggling to source talented candidates to fill vacant roles.
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