Posts Tagged ‘talent’

How the Six Degrees Executive back office team drives their culture

At the Recruitment International Awards (Australia), held in Sydney on 28 April 2016 Six Degrees Executive won two awards: The Best Company to Work For (Medium) and Best Back Office Team.(Photo: The winning SDE team at the 2016 Recruitment International Awards. Co-founders Nick Hindhaugh is pictured second from the right and Paul Hallam is pictured third from the right).Six Degrees Executive is…

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How many interviews does it take to hire top talent?

At the Australasian Talent Conference last month, I attended an interesting break out session on the future of interviewing and whether assessment would make interviews redundant. The panel made plenty of interesting points in response to questions and comments. Unsurprisingly nobody was predicting the end of interviews any time soon. One of the excellent points…

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Australia still a global laggard in talent practices: Netherlands #1

LinkedIn and PWC have recently trumpeted that Australia is the world’s worst country for effective white collar recruitment and retention practices due to 23% of new hires quitting their job within 12 months of starting. Our closest cultural cousins, the USA and the UK, were far better with 15% and 12% respectively. This information is taken from research undertaken…

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Do you have a talent strategy?

It’s an interesting question to ask of any organisation but especially a recruitment agency. To be honest, it’s a question I’ve only given a lot of thought to recently because of the work I have been doing with two of my clients in helping them define their respective talent strategies and the research recently undertaken by Psylutions…

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