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Ignite/Clarius auditors activate Code Red on the back of horrific 2019 results

The collapse of Rubicor four months ago means that the gong for the worst run publicly-listed recruitment company now passes to the directors of Ignite/Clarius. The Chairman of the Board is Garry Sladden. Twelve months ago I dissected the depressing and relentless decline of the company under Mr Sladden’s stewardship however I concluded my blog…
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Musings from the 2019 RCSA World Employment Conference (part 2): recommendations

In last week’s blog I offered my musings from the 2019 RCSA World Employment Conference. I summarised these musings under the structure I borrowed from presenter, Peter William’s concluding slide: Think ahead Orient towards partnerships It’s people with technology Learn faster to move faster Based on these musings I offer the following recommendations to recruitment…
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Musings from the 2019 RCSA World Employment Conference

The RCSA World Employment Conference: Leadership in a New World of Work, held on the Gold Coast three weeks’ ago was a big success. The speakers were uniformly excellent, the social events were fun and the networking was plentiful. I took plenty of notes and over the subsequent weeks I have written additional notes based…
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RecruitLoop shuts: Another recruitment ‘disruptor’ quietly dies

As the Australian recruitment industry continues to flourish one of the this decade’s more prominent recruitment industry disruptors quietly closed its doors recently. RecruitLoop launched in early 2011 promising a “stress-free recruitment process” while “slashing the cost of traditional recruitment support by up to 80%”. As any recruiter knows there’s no such thing as low-cost…
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SEEK’s surge pricing – the response and some 2020 predictions

It should be a very interesting few days on the Gold Coast this week. The World Employment Conference, co-hosted by the RCSA and the World Employment Confederation (with SEEK, along with Indeed, as Platinum Sponsors) as a kicks off at the Sheraton Mirage on Main Beach this afternoon. No doubt the hot topic of the…
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It’s official – SEEK move to surge pricing

The big news for the local recruitment industry today was SEEK announcing, via an email to customers this morning, their long-anticipated move to variable pricing. No specific implementation date has been released other than it’s going to be post 1 December 2019. Variable pricing is the Holy Grail for job boards looking to leave as…
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Most employees in the UK, 99%, had a “desired contract’ whether that be permanent or temporary employment, according to a report released by the @ONS @SIADailyNews

UK: An Aberdeen energy recruitment firm has announced it has been forced into administration after it was unable to recover fees due from a major client. via @energyvoicenews

The five largest staffing firms, by revenue, in the £32.8 billion UK staffing market are:

1. @AdeccoGroup £1.816 billion
2. @ImpellamGroup £1.670 b
3. @HaysWorldwide £1.289 b
4. @ManpowerGroup £1.239 b
5. @reedcouk £1.045 b

via @SIAResearch

45 years ago the @billboard #1 Hot 100 single for the first two weeks of December was this 11 million seller that went to top the singles charts in 12 countries. It's one of the biggest one hit wonders of all time.

Almost 40 per cent of Hong Kong employers will freeze hiring in Q1 2020. via @globaleditor

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