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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.

The science of storytelling and HR

The science of storytelling and HR

If you really want to drive home a point, a compelling story can have a bigger impact than facts and figures alone. It’s all down to what’s happening in the listener’s brain.

eBook: How to attract & retain good staff in the disability sector

eBook: How to attract & retain good staff in the disability sector

According to recent research, only 43 per cent of disability services providers expect to meet demand in 2018, due in part to an inability to recruit the workers they need or to provide additional services within lean price constraints. Our latest eBook provides an insight into the recent changes within the sector, and practical tips…

The Do’s & Don’ts of Networking

The Do’s & Don’ts of Networking

Networking doesn’t have to be a dirty word. Growing your network and building fruitful relationships in an authentic way can fill your professional life with interesting and like-minded people, and expand your career options. Here’s our do’s and don’ts for those looking to up their networking game: Do Attend events where a lot of people…

It’s complicated! How to handle ‘miscellaneous’ leaves of absence

It’s complicated! How to handle ‘miscellaneous’ leaves of absence

When employees need to take sudden or prolonged absences outside the usual entitlements, it can put businesses in a tricky position. The HR Man NZ, Richard Westney, explains how to balance the needs of the business with the need for compassion.

Your recruiting-for-retail checklist

Your recruiting-for-retail checklist

Looking for retail staff? Here’s how to find, recognise and entice the best candidates.

Jobactive: Which industries and careers are best for longevity?

Jobactive: Which industries and careers are best for longevity?

In the next decade, the aged care, IT, construction and infrastructure industries will grow exponentially, providing huge opportunities for jobseekers and employers alike. As a recruiter, understanding where the market is heading is increasingly important, especially as jobseekers rely on you to provide them with insight on which industries will offer the best long-term stability….

Tink Recruitment: Connecting people through psychometrics

Tink Recruitment: Connecting people through psychometrics

Modern hiring is part art, part data. Here’s how predictive psychometric testing helps Tink Recruitment connect the right candidate to the right client.

Infographic: Organisational Fraud In Australia

Infographic: Organisational Fraud In Australia

Has your company fallen foul of organisational fraud? If so, you’re in the majority. More than half of all Australian organisations reported corporate crime in 2017 and most was perpetrated by business ‘insiders’. Here’s an overview of the country’s economic criminal activity.

Prevention is still better than a cure 

Prevention is still better than a cure 

A recent decision by the Fair Work Commission presents an excellent case study for employers, but much of the commentary around this case appears to have missed the point. 

We’ve taken the pain out of checking references

We’ve taken the pain out of checking references

Reference checks are a bit like going to the dentist – you know it’s something you really need to do, but you never look forward to going (sorry, if you’re a dentist). Just imagine if you could send someone else to the dentist instead of going yourself? Like, a dental surrogate. We can’t do that…

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