Posts Tagged ‘innovation’

Another recruitment innovator shakes things up

As Richard Branson proved, time and again, it takes an industry outsider (almost always) to truly innovate and create a genuinely different offering.   One of the current recruitment sector innovators is 22 year old Genevieve George   a Gen Y entrepreneur with no recruitment experience (other than as a job seeker) who has established…

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Do you have a future like Talent International’s or Boston Kennedy’s?

It’s been an interesting month for the business of recruitment in Australia. Earlier this month, IT specialist recruitment agency Talent International made a massive splash with their mega-event Talent Unleashed at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney (check out the very slick 4 minute video of the event). An audience of clients, contractors and TI staff…

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Adventures of a (linchpin) job seeker

This is a story that I find to be both inspiring and revealing. It demonstrates what is possible when a motivated and resourceful job seeker decides not to play by the rules and, in fact, changes the game.       This is the story of Ellison Bloomfield.       Ellison is a HR…

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Atlassian32 – the story (and lessons) so far

In August 2009 I blogged  about the innovative recruitment campaign of Australian software company, Atlassian. This campaign invited open slather recruitment agency participation … with a catch. The Atlassian32 campaign was launched with the purpose of hiring 32 software engineers for their Sydney head office.     After I posted the article on my blog…

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