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Below you'll find a collection of interesting insights for HR professionals that challenge the traditional methods of recruitment to find smarter approaches to people management.

Expert Q&A: A day in the life of a disability worker

Expert Q&A: A day in the life of a disability worker

Ever wondered what it’s like to work in the disability services sector? We sat down with Wayne Zahra, Regional Manager and Senior Specialist Psychologist at Disability Services Australia, to learn about the challenges and rewards of the job.

Better for employees, better for business: How to encourage career pathing

Better for employees, better for business: How to encourage career pathing

Career pathing is mutually beneficial to employees and the organisations, but it requires a conscious commitment from both. HR professional Richard Westney explains how to support and facilitate this practice within your workplace.

Why you need a standard for employee screening

Why you need a standard for employee screening

The Australian Standard for Employment Screening was created as a comprehensive reference point for screening and recruiting staff. In this article, we look at its continuing relevance for employers today.

Empower your people: 5 top tips for improving purpose among your team

Empower your people: 5 top tips for improving purpose among your team

Employees who feel valued and have a sense of purpose take initiative, perform better, are innovative and stay longer. Here are five ways to empower your people.

4 ways to build a customer-first aged care workforce

4 ways to build a customer-first aged care workforce

Given the recent legislative changes and shifting industry dynamics in the aged care industry, providers need to ensure their customer focus (or customer experience) is stronger than ever to stay relevant and competitive. Here’s how to make sure you’re hiring a customer-first team.

eBook: A guide to police checks for employers

eBook: A guide to police checks for employers

A National Police Check (NPC) will not only ensure you hire the best person for the job, it’ll also help create a safer working environment, protect existing staff and safeguard your property and your organisation’s reputation. This eBook helps hiring managers understand how to incorporate NPCs into their recruitment process.

What is a knowledge management system and why does every business need one?

What is a knowledge management system and why does every business need one?

Great staff are hard to find, so when you do have a superstar employee who’s a fountain of company knowledge, you want to retain them. The reality, however, is that people move on, and that’s okay – as long as you’ve set up an effective knowledge management system.

Talent attraction vs talent acquisition: The tide has turned

Talent attraction vs talent acquisition: The tide has turned

Are you still recruiting like it’s 1999? Corporate recruitment advisor Greg Savage explains why it’s time for companies to update, upgrade and re-engineer their approach.

The 5 most valuable lessons from the Theriault Case

The 5 most valuable lessons from the Theriault Case

Last week, news reports emerged of the case against Veronica Theriault, who was recruited to a senior SA government role last May. Theriault has since been sacked from the position and now faces a string of charges, including CV fraud.
In this article,, we look briefly at the case alleged by the prosecution and identify the key lessons for employers.

Work Hard, Work Safe – 9 Construction Safety Stats

Work Hard, Work Safe – 9 Construction Safety Stats

Construction is one of Australia’s largest industries, and a major contributor to its gross domestic product. Working within the industry poses risks, with challenging deadlines and dangerous work conditions potentially causing serious injury to workers. We’ve collected 9 key stats you need to know to put a solid safety plan in place for your construction business.

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