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Recession possible as ‘profound’ economic downturn driven by COVID lockdown hits Australia

By business reporter David Taylor Posted Tue 24 Aug 2021 at…

2021 Recruiting Trends Shaped by the Pandemic

Written By Roy Maurer Posted February 1, 2021 Internal hiring,…

Migration is a quick fix for skills shortages, but solving the current “skills mismatch” is even better

Written by PI-SHEN SEET & JANICE JONES Posted April 22,…

In a tough job market, smart uni students are bulking up CVs through agency work placements

As uni students prepare to enter one of the toughest…

Recession possible as ‘profound’ economic downturn driven by COVID lockdown hits Australia

By business reporter David Taylor Posted Tue 24 Aug 2021 at 5:00am Last year, the pandemic induced an acute economic crisis which ultimately led to a recession. We’re in a different type of economic struggle now: It’s less acute, more drawn out and with deep-seated anxiety. “My sense is that last year it was short, sharp pain,…

2021 Recruiting Trends Shaped by the Pandemic

Written By Roy Maurer Posted February 1, 2021 Internal hiring, DE&I goals and virtual processes will be key this year Last year was tough on recruiters. The pandemic and its repercussions devastated some talent acquisition teams, heaped new demands on others, and proved to be a historic change agent as virtually recruiting and onboarding a…

Migration is a quick fix for skills shortages, but solving the current “skills mismatch” is even better

Written by PI-SHEN SEET & JANICE JONES Posted April 22, 2021 Prime Minister Scott Morrison has highlighted the workforce skills shortage as the “single biggest challenge facing the Australian economy” in recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. Employer surveys also show it’s a top concern. Adding to these concerns is an expected 85% fall in net overseas migration in 2020-21 from 2018-19…

In a tough job market, smart uni students are bulking up CVs through agency work placements

As uni students prepare to enter one of the toughest job markets in decades, some are using agency work to get a leg up on their fellow students and soon to be job competitors. Agency work – an emerging style of work where a job agent finds you work in your desired field (or a…

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