Financial

Rubicor joins Clarius on the slide to irrelevance

As regular readers know, I take a particular interest in the performance of the publicly listed recruitment agencies. Last week, ASX-listed Rubicor Limited announced their results for the six month period ending 31 December 2017. The results were underwhelming, to say the least. Revenue dropped from $104.9 million (excluding abnormal items) to $93.2 million. Underlying…

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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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