Category: Employment News

Understanding Labor Mobility

Companies that hire in a tight labor market need to get creative when they attract candidates. That means looking at different factors that influence employment, such as labor mobility.  Source: ERE | Apply: Understanding Labor Mobility

Why Life Skills Are Also Needed

I have often written about the skills, attributes, and experience that a recruiter should ideally possess to be successful however I wanted to take the opportunity to recommend the other aspects of your life you should also focus on if

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Create a Strong Corporate Culture with Your First Hire

First impressions prove paramount for businesses when it comes to the first hire. Especially as a startup, no matter your product or service, your first hire must fit the intended role and fully understand what you’re trying to do, convey,

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Ageism In The Workplace

There is often a misconception that ageism is pinned to the older workforce – those who are over 50 experiencing unfavourable workplace rules or stereotypes, however ageism can be experienced by all ages – and as an employer you need

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Salary Transparency in Action – It’s Personal

Over the past two months, my company Kolmeta has been growing exponentially. So much so that I’ve decided to go all in on entrepreneurship and focus solely on moving this company forward.  If you want to read more about my

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Australia: Digital ID offered for job applicant checks

Australia Post has launched a new all-in-one platform for businesses and government to verify the identity of job applicants online using its Digital ID identity credential according to IT News. Dubbed Workforce Verification, the platform offers employers a streamlined way

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Australia: Overtime up

Overtime increased in 31% of organisations over the past year, with 57% of non-award staff unpaid for their extra hours, according to Hays. Of the more than 3,400 organisations surveyed as part of the annual Hays Salary Guide, just 8%

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Vietnam: Raising labour productivity is the key to development

Speaking to the Vietnam News Agency, Nguyễn Bích Lâm, Director-General of the General Department of Statistics has examined why  Vietnamese labour productivity is so low. According to him, there are many different reasons, including the slow switching of the national

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Singapore: HR school project raises $1 million

HR start-up StaffAny has raised SGD 1 million ($720k) seed round led by technology investment company FreakOut Holdings and angel investors according to The Straits Times. StaffAny started as a school project when founder Janson Seah realised that the tools

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Your Hiring Process Is Causing High Turnover

Turnover is inevitable. New talent flows in, and old talent flows out. That's part of the healthy life cycle of any organization. But for some companies, turnover stops being a healthy process and becomes a serious issue. If employees stay

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