Posts Tagged ‘Recruitment Solutions’

Focus: Your future depends on it

Twenty four years’ ago I was in my fourth month of employment at Temporary Solutions in Sydney. I was an accounting temp consultant. Unemployment (7.9%) was continuing to rise, eventually peaking at 11.2% in November 1992. The market was tough. Jobs were hard to come by and good candidates were plentiful. One of the few…

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ASX-listed recruitment companies: Going, going, gone

Four weeks ago giant Japanese recruiter, Recruit, concurrently announced agreements to purchase both peoplebank and Chandler Macleod. As the respective boards of both companies are recommending that shareholders accept the bid, and with no alternative bid likely, both companies will soon be fully owned by Japanese investors. John C Plummer will pocket just under AUD$39 million for his…

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