Talent Tidbits

  • HR – most incompetent profession in Australia?
    A stinging attack on the HR department. Malcolm King wrote “If the Australian HR industry was a soccer team, it would be struggling to win a game in the 4th division”. Ouch. Also, check the comments page too.
  • Disabled workers continues to get a raw deal
    Workforce participation rate of disabled Australians continues to be low, in spite of the increase in the numbers of new graduates. Pathway 9 conference will explore the problems.
  • Word of mouth most effective job search method
    Yet another study points to the effectiveness of referrals in job search. 30% of Australians found their job through word of mouth. Of course, the talk doing the rounds is the automation and monetisation of word-of-mouth.
  • Recruiting SAP talent in a downturn
    A panel discussion on the challenges of hiring SAP professionals in Australia. Apparently, experience counts more than education when hiring SAP professionals.
  • Recruitment blogs/news
    You might want to subscribe to Thomas Shaw’s new project – aggregated HR/Recruitment content, predominantly Australian.
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