Government excludes most of the industry with its bone-headed 457 visa changes

After initially looking like recruitment consultants would be removed from the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL) it was announced, two weeks ago, that Recruitment Consultants will remain on STSOL but with a significantly increased income threshold of $90,000 and only available to agencies with a minimum $1 million p.a. turnover and at least 5 employees.…

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Global 2016-17 results: Hays is an awesome cash machine

My recent review of recruitment company data confirms that London-based Hays plc continues to demonstrate an outstanding record of financial performance, setting a benchmark for financial management that many companies aspire to. Hays’ headline results from the most recent financial year, 1 July 2016 – 30 June 2017, shows how much progress has been made over the…

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Does anybody take CareerOne seriously any more?

“We’re not a job board anymore”: CareerOne CareerOne has abandoned its job board in favour of a “skills marketplace” …….. the company is now actively working to change perceptions about its business. ShortList, 11 March 2014 CareerOne strategy “Flipping 180 degrees” CareerOne is refocusing on its core job board platform as part of a strategy and…

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