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Agency recruiters in their first
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13 October 2020

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Agency recruiters with a minimum of two years
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A year-long  collaborative group program designed to create a solid foundation for your agency’s growth.

Mable attracting scrutiny, despite the silence of vested media interests

The insidious nature of vested interests and a playing field that’s a long, long way from level, when it comes to Federal Government tenders and contracts, has come to the fore with the abysmal failure of the tender-free $5.77 million contract for ‘surge staffing’ in aged care facilities impacted by COVID-19,  awarded to Mable Technologies…
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How are you going?

How are you going; really? More specifically; how is your mental health? Working from home; working alone; working in an unsuitable environment; and working in a tough market are each a challenge. If you are based in Victoria, as I am, you are also dealing with not being able to have face-to-face contact with any…
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A***holes in the workplace: your time is up  

Have company directors finally woken up to the long term reputational damage that male leaders are causing organisations when they behave like entitled, sex-focused, arseholes (predators?), towards their female subordinates? The damage to the reputation and career of male arseholes of this type has been, to date, negligible (exhibit A: Donald Trump). The countless women…
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RCSA/ANRA members outperform ‘disruptor’ Mable by 2045%

Whenever you hear ‘choice’, ‘efficiency’ and ‘cost savings’ or similar platitudes being uttered by a self-styled ‘recruitment industry disruptor’ you should immediately be sceptical with respect to such claims. Your scepticism should rapidly elevate when, as is inevitable, the ‘disruptor’ asserts that they are not providing recruitment, placement or on-hire services, they are merely ‘connecting…
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COVID-19 inquiry exposes another recruitment industry ‘disruptor’

The inquiries into clusters of COVID-19 infections and deaths in both Victoria and New South Wales have uncovered an astonishing level of political and bureaucratic ignorance and naivety about both the recruitment industry and the technology platforms that deliver recruitment and on-hire staffing services. As I wrote in my blog four months ago;  In April…
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Gratitude, optimism, zest, curiosity and love: a blogger’s perspective

InSight issue 600 arrives, today, nearly 13 years after the first issue of InSight was published, on 26 September 2007. In that original issue, I articulated my aim for this newsletter Each week I will write an article that may be an interview, an opinion piece (like this week), a skills article or something else.…
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The Retail and Fast Food Workers Union (RAFFWU) has joined with Shine Lawyers to investigate a potential class action against McDonald’s over the company’s failure to provide McDonald’s workers with full paid 10-minute breaks. via @HRDAustralia

Mable attracting scrutiny, despite the silence of vested media interests my latest blog

The new geographic pattern of US corporate HQs reflects the rise of giant superstar cities and metro areas. While COVID may result in some additional dispersal, it unlikely to dramatically overturn this now well-established locational pattern. @HarvardBiz

Why having more than a handful of direct reports is a bad idea: A team growing from 6 to 10 people causes the lines of communication to grow from 15 to 45 by @get_lighthouse via @HungLee 's #RecruitingBrainfood

Temporary staffing revenue fell 10% year over year in August, according to the median response of 153 staffing firms taking part in @SIAResearch latest Pulse survey report released Friday

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