We may have been in and out of lockdown this year, but our technology development team have kept their pedal to the metal and delivered some great tech updates! Now’s a great time to make sure you’re taking advantage of all the new features your Talent Propeller candidate management system can offer you. more
This week, we’re inspired by the story of a busy hospitality business that is in the market for staff. They need at least 10 new people, so invested in a fantastic advertising campaign, with excellent copywriting, great graphics and a full media spread across job boards and social media. more
I’ve worked in recruitment for over 20 years now and in that time have seen many changes in the labour market. From dozens of jobs and a lack of candidates to dozens of candidates and no jobs. When COVID first hit, I wasn’t alone in thinking that this would see a huge wave of job seekers hitting the market as companies cut their workforce, thus giving companies who were hiring the pick of a large pool of talent. more
As anyone who has recruited knows, sifting through resumes can be time-consuming and anxiety-inducing. In fact, in a recent straw poll of 200 business owners in a room, recruitment was listed as one of the top three ‘things I hate doing and dread the most’. more
Let’s say you need to hire a great Executive Assistant. You want someone with experience as you don’t have time to train, so you have stated in your job advert that they ‘must have 5+ years of experience in a similar role’. more
Speak to a business owner or hiring manager in almost any category across Australia right now and you will hear a common refrain: “We just can’t get staff!” more
Are you spending a disproportionate amount of money on job ads that aren't delivering results? Maybe it's because you're advertising in the wrong place. Maybe it’s because your competitors are doing it better. Do you know which? more
It’s the start of a new year. Typically, the peak recruitment time of the year as people come back from their holidays, refreshed and ready for a change. There may be plenty of workers open to opportunities and actively seeking jobs right now, but so too are there plenty of job adverts. more
Are you about to advertise for new additions to your team? February is typically the busiest month of the year for recruitment and 2021 will be no exception. As well as the usual vacancies triggered by ‘new year, new career’ resignations, businesses who put plans on hold during COVID in 2020 are now back and ready to go. more