Posts Tagged ‘temporary recruitment’

No temp-to-perm fee? You’ve got to be kidding!

One of the more odious internal recruitment practices being seen with increasing frequency around the country these days is the inclusion in recruitment PSAs or tenders of the ‘no temp-to-perm fee’ condition. I saw it again this week when industry news service ShortList brought attention to the Glenorchy (Tasmania) City Council’s current recruitment tender document including such…

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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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Yeah, like … the Army rocks! ADF recruitment 4 Gen Y

One of the biggest recruitment jobs in the country is finding between six and seven thousand able-bodied people to join the Australian Defence Force each year. Four months ago, Defence Minister, Stephen Smith outlined his plan to bring in gender-diversity targets in response to Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick’s report on treatment of women in the…

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City of Sydney Council PSA ‘win’ equals a loss for most recruiters

Another pointless waste of time concluded last week with the announcement of the 39 recruitment agencies that were ‘successful’ in winning a place on the City of Sydney Council Temporary Staff Recruitment Panel. Industry news service, ShortList, reported that the Council’s process opened in February this year with submissions closing on 13 March 2012. It’s…

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