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Adding digital evidence, putting yourself in the thick of the action and using a professional summary to highlight your unique selling proposition are three...

Global employers increasingly using gig economy platforms despite concerns

Global business leaders forecast one in three of their employees will be temporary workers by 2023. 94% of global business leaders are currently...

Working from home just got trickier

Employees who work from home to look after family, a sick child, to manage long commutes or to juggle other commitments is fairly common practice... but that...

People power: why your employees are pivotal to a cracking customer experience

Commentary around ‘customer experience’ has not been in short supply in the Australian business media of late. Take a deep dive into the topic...

How to compete with the big guys when attracting talent to your small business

Attracting the right talent to your small business can be an uphill battle and as challenging to a business owner as any other macro...

The modern workplace and how to adapt

Greg Scileppi, President of International Staffing Operations at Robert Half International, looks at how to deal with changes in the workforce and create a...

Why creating an inclusive workplace is crucial

Today is Harmony Day, the annual Australian holiday recognising our multiculturalism and different backgrounds. It’s a great opportunity as a workplace to celebrate what...

Employers must eliminate unconscious gender bias from job ads to secure the best talent: SEEK

Employers risk missing out on the best person available for an advertised role when they fail to actively address unconscious gender bias in their...

The increasing role of artificial intelligence in SME recruitment and retention practices

Digital technology is driving change in the Australian workforce like never before. And while it’s creating more efficient and effective work environments, it also...

CIOs dissatisfied with the size of the IT talent pool produced by Australia’s education system

Tertiary educators are struggling to keep up with demand from Australian CIOs for qualified IT professionals, according to research commissioned by specialist recruiter Robert Half. The survey...

How businesses can address low engagement levels amongst their millennial employees

Millennials crave a clear career path, mentoring, training and other learning opportunities. Millennials, defined as those aged in their 30s and below, now make...

Why hiring graduates isn’t a cost to SMEs

New graduates are stepping out of university and finding it harder than ever to gain employment. They often turn to the graduate programs offered by...

Battle of the Ages: Ageism in the Workforce

Workplaces today are acutely aware of important issues surrounding the gender pay gap, but what about the battle of the ages? Young vs. old, tech-know-how...

How Can Employers Engage the YouTube Gen?

The workplace is changing. By 2025, 75 per cent of the workforce will be made up of millennials. For employers and business leaders, empathising...

How your SMB can beat the brain drain

Small to medium businesses often have it pretty tough when it comes to hiring, engaging, and retaining their employees. Large organisations and fast-growing, capital-infused...

Mature age workers: a critical piece in the age diversity puzzle for businesses of every size

To encourage employers to harness the skills of Australia’s ageing population, the Federal Government is providing a financial incentive to employers who engage and...

Mature age workers: the talent pool that will help boost your business’s bottom line 

Just as Australia’s population is ageing, so too is the nation’s workforce, with an increasing number of workers seeking to remain in employment longer....

Cost-effective, hassle-free, fruitful: what recruitment must be for Australian SMEs

Since launching in July 2015, the Federal Government’s employment services program, jobactive, has helped employers from across Australia recruit more than 400,000 suitably skilled workers....

The highest minimum wage increase since 2011… what does this mean for small businesses?

The Fair Work Commission today delivered its annual wage review. This decision will have a significant impact on all businesses and industries and over 2.3 million employees...