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Seek change course with Onploy as UK recruitment start-ups boom

Last week two pieces of news caught my attention that suggested that the recruitment industry is ending 2017 in pretty good shape. Firstly, SEEK announced that it was withdrawing Onploy from the retail industry candidate market to focus on the IT candidate market. Industry news service, ShortList, reported “(Onploy) Co-founder Jack Hoi told Shortlist that its software engineering…
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Robert van Stokrom: The (recently ex) RCSA President reflects

Two weeks ago Robert van Stokrom stepped down having completed four years as President of the RCSA (Australia & NZ) and a further six years as a board member. I managed to gain a short window of Robert’s time to put a few questions to him about this time as RCSA President and a few…
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The man, as a leader of women, the recruitment industry can be proud of

This week we have seen the full local impact of last month’s Harvey Weinstein expose. The combined Fairfax Media/ABC investigative resources were marshalled in service of Tracey Spicer’s tweet of 18 October: As you can see, the tweet generated an immediate and overwhelming response that quickly elevated Don Burke’s name to the top of her list…
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The future of recruitment, according to Hays (and how to beat them)

This month is the ten year anniversary since Denis Waxman, the legendary Global CEO of Hays, left the building with his place having been taken by Alistair Cox, an experienced chief executive from outside the recruitment industry. This was potentially a risky move but ten years on, the decision to appoint Cox can be viewed as a…
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500th issue of InSight: How do I make Seek redundant?

Ten years and six weeks ago I published the first issue of my newsletter, InSight. In it I articulated my thoughts on the RCSA Conference that I had just attended. Seventeen subscribers received that first newsletter. Today is the 500th issue of InSight and I am, as far as I can tell, the longest, continually published recruitment-specific…
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Hays hiring surge: ANZ division grows by 65 consultants in past quarter

The confidence that Hays Australia/NZ has in the market conditions, continuing their strong run, is amply demonstrated in their September quarter recruiter hiring surge as detailed in the Hays Q1 Trading Update. Hays reported “Consultant headcount in Australia & New Zealand was up 7% in the quarter”.According to my  (Hays do not release actual consultant or employee numbers in Australia, only…
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