Despite awareness of the need for diversity in the workplace, ageism still runs rife. Age discrimination expert Toby Marshall explains why it’s still present, and the need to recognise the value of mature workers.
The not for profit has had their work cut out for them, with young adults hit hardest by the economic and psychological costs of the COVID-19 response.
Job hunting with a criminal record can be challenging and demotivating for candidates, which is why employers should look beyond a criminal record when seeking the right hire.
Envisioning a post-COVID Australia, the Federal Government is offering financial relief to employers that aims to both help reduce youth unemployment and close skills gaps. Here’s what you need to know about JobMaker.
Tracking recruitment metrics can aid data-based decision-making, reduce time-to-hire and cost-per-hire by making the process more efficient, and improving retention rates. Here, we reveal the top ten recruitment metrics every recruiter should be measuring, and why.
The process of transitioning, and sharing this desire with the wider community, is one of the most daunting things a trans person will ever do. The fear of rejection and humiliation can be all-consuming. How HR and line managers handle this conversation, especially the initial conversation, is crucial yet many organisations are not prepared.
Harmony Week (March 15-21) is a celebration of Australian multiculturalism so we asked expert Jason Timor, CEO of Two Point Co, to explain why recruiting more Indigenous Australians can be a boon for your businesses.
Having a lazy approach to diversity means focusing on superficial factors such as skin colour, or gender and risks turning diversity hiring into a box-ticking exercise. High-performance leadership consultant, Heston Russell, explains why looking at a candidate’s values is a better source when looking to hire a diverse workforce.
Sunday March 8 was International Women’s Day, a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. But with many women in our community wearing different hats to suit different roles, how do they achieve business success while maintaining a healthy work-life balance? We turned to the women of CVCheck to discuss some of these career challenges and what can be done to overcome them.
The success or failure of a business can come down to how it treats its most vulnerable workers, according to Joanne Lockwood from SEE Change Happen. She explains why marginalisation in the workplace is still an issue and offers tips to improve hiring best practices.
By limiting your candidate pool to only those with relevant industry experience, you might be missing out on some seriously great talent. Leadership coach Heston Russell explains the benefits and challenges of hiring outside of your industry.
The best talent isn’t necessarily aiming to join the C-suite. Employers can attract and retain exceptional candidates by broadening their horizons and leveraging the strengths of ‘overqualified’ staff.
Women mentoring women is an invaluable step towards gender diversity and equality in the workplace, and it’s a boost for business too. Here’s how it builds a sustainable female pipeline for leadership positions, and what that can do for your bottom line.
Sexual orientation and gender identity still seem to be workplace taboos with six out of 10 non-LGBTI workers believing it’s unprofessional to talk about these topics at work. On the International Day Against Homophobia, we explore how companies can create a more inclusive workplace culture.
Lisa Annese, CEO of Diversity Council Australia, explains why diversity and inclusion are so important, and how they’re good for business.
Do your position descriptions encourage a diverse range of applicants? Recruitment expert Robert van Stokrom explains how to avoid unintentional discrimination when posting job vacancies.