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One of Australia’s highest-profile large recruitment agencies, Collar Group entered voluntary administration on Monday, with the stated intention of cutting headcount by 20%, restructuring and coming out of voluntary administration within six weeks. Based on the more than 100 comments on the LinkedIn post it appears senior management found out about the decision at the…

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There’s a pivotal episode in season two (“Every Second Counts”) of The Bear (on Disney + via FX) in which Richie (superbly portrayed by Ebon Moss-Bachrach) is spending a week at Ever, a three-Michelin-star Chicago restaurant, so he can understand what it takes to be maître d’ of such an establishment. Richie, naturally cynical, is…

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Talent X AI panel (L – R): Natasha Saccuzzo (SEEK), Nick Gabrielidis (Chandler Macleod), Luke Howes (Six Degrees Executive), Brendan Tremble (Frazer Tremble) and Mark Pritchard SEEK),  (Photo courtesy of the RCSA) How does artificial intelligence (AI) support, and extend your competitive advantage? I came away from the Talent X AI panel with this question…

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It seems hard to believe but in this day and age of unemployment at near-historic lows across the developed world, the experience delivered by employers to candidates is declining. However, contentment among job candidates has been declining since 2021, while candidate resentment remains elevated, according to the latest annual research from the Candidate Experience Benchmark…

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After my blog last week on Daniel Kahneman’s passing and detailing his 1955 contribution to the effective interviewing and assessment of candidates I was asked a follow-up question by a relatively new recruiter, “Why is a universal assessment of a candidate (rather than assessing each success criteria independently) so unreliable as a sole predictor of…

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