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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.

Published in Guest Articles

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.

Published in Recruitment

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.

Published in Recruitment
Friday, 22 September 2017 10:53

Aussies caught out lying on CVs: survey

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.

Published in Recruitment
Friday, 21 October 2016 01:08

Xref, Expr3ss! seal integration deal

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.

Published in Recruitment
Monday, 08 August 2016 12:03

Xref, Verify trial HR platform integration

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.

Published in Strategy

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.

Published in Recruitment
Tuesday, 12 January 2010 19:30

Programmer needed, must have DD cup breasts

Last Friday the popular Australian recruitment web site SEEK hosted a position vacant for a software developer that, among more technical requirements, should ideally have DD cup breasts and a slim waist.

Published in Home Tech
Tuesday, 13 October 2009 09:22

Greythorn wins fourth IT recruiter award

IT recruitment firm, Greythorn, has been recognised by job candidates as Australia’s 'favourite large IT recruiter' in the annual Seek Recruitment Awards (SARAs) for this year.

Published in Recruitment

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