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Local hiring challenges set to soar in 2022 and 2023

If any employer or recruiter thinks that the hiring challenges of 2021 are the peak of their problems then they have another thing coming; very soon. Reports and data out of the UK and the US provide a harbinger of what’s almost certainly ahead for the Australian labour market. Late last month UK fast food…
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Australia’s skilled migration program: Slow, out-dated, complex and failing us (part 1)

Australia’s use of immigrant labour, whether via working holiday visas, the Seasonal Workers Program, the Pacific Labour Scheme or the skilled migration program has never been far from controversy. Last year it was the harsh reality that many farmers and growers refused to employ Australians for fruit picking and other agricultural work despite saying they…
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Interview with 2021 RCSA (NZ) Recruiter of the Year: Brian Bernard of Absolute IT

New Zealand RCSA members enjoyed what Australian members have not been able to, either this year or last year, when they gathered for their 2021 Winter Ball and Awards Night in Auckland on 8 July. Among the 11 category winners was the 2021 Recruitment Professional of the Year, Brian Bernard. Brian has been responsible for…
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Australian temp division crucial to Hays 2021 global results

The past 18 months have provided all the evidence that the Hays Australian temp division is the single most important business unit in the Hays global empire. I compared the Hays 2021 financial year results for the period 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021 with the Page Group results (comprising the brands Page Executive,…
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SEEK 2021 results: Recruiter volume plummets but profit rises

Earlier this week SEEK Limited released its full-year results for the 2021 year, ending 30 June. The headline group results were: Revenue up 5% (in constant currency) to $1.59 billion Operating profit up 18% (in cc) to $473 million Net profit after tax (before extraordinary items( rose 58% from $89 million to $141 million) Group…
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The unfashionable office support worker defies gloomy predictions

Last month three different friends or clients in three different states attempted to hire either a PA, EA or a clerical assistant. Six weeks later the three jobs remain vacant. Candidates starting then accepting another job, candidates ghosting the interviewer, high salary expectations and no candidate worthy of an offer summarised the experiences of those…
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UK staff to gain right to request flexible working from day one
Plan to make employers respond more quickly to requests and explain reasons for refusals under proposals @guardian

US employers have not just had difficulty recruiting - it's now the post-start ghosting that's causing major headaches @YahooNews

Why everybody’s hiring but nobody’s getting hired
America’s broken hiring system, explained. excellent summary of a situation that's likely to get worse, via @Recode

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