Breaking Down the August ABS Employment Figures: What’s the Bigger Picture?

September 15, 2016

August In August 2016, trend employment increased by 9,900 persons to 11,965,100 persons – a monthly growth rate of 0.1 per cent. Trend part-time employment growth continued, with an increase of 10,200 persons, while full-time employment decreased by 400 persons.

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Willing and able… but where are the jobs for Mature Age Workers?

September 14, 2016

Mature age workers already face discrimination and bias when applying for jobs – and this will likely escalate if eligibility for the age pension increases to 70 years of age. How can you make your experience count when job hunting?

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Pay transparency: Should employees know it all?

Few pieces of business knowledge are as closely guarded as what people are paid. For employees, this can create disharmony and confusion, especially if the criteria for pay decisions are not transparent.

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Welcome aboard: Creating a memorable induction process

September 7, 2016

What can you do as a direct manager, hiring manager or HR manager, to help soothe first-day, or more accurately, first three-month nerves. Read on for some tips on some simple yet highly effective induction planning.

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The one interview question you need to prepare for

August 29, 2016

You may not be applying for a job at Google with the out-of-leftfield interview questions that entails, but there’s still one surprisingly simple question that can trip up the most confident of candidates.

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Decoding Employment Reports

August 19, 2016

The July 2016 Labour Force by the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows that the rate of growth in employment has stayed below average for the last six months. But there has been an increase in employers looking for professionals in the Healthcare and Medical, Trades and Services and Information and Communication Technology industries, reports SEEK. Here’s what it means for you.

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Navigating the Social Media Minefield

August 1, 2016

While the boundaries between work and our personal lives are increasingly blurred, as many as 1.6 million Australian workers have regretted inviting their boss or colleagues to be a friend on social media, according to our latest survey into social media etiquette in the workplace.

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Don’t invite the boss on social media!

Befriending the boss or a colleague, takes your work relationship to a new level and this has had some unfortunate ramifications for people.

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Beware befriending the boss on social media

July 27, 2016

Would you be happy to catch up with your colleagues or boss outside work and share your personal life with them? Many Australians try their hardest to keep work and social life separate, this infographic explores the figures behind the facts.

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A Week in the Life of a CEO – Mia Savic

July 20, 2016

This week had me back in my home town, Perth, and involved primarily understanding the core functions of Ajilon. Now with a better understanding of the business structures of Adecco, the key focus of this week was to draw a business plan that aims to enhance innovation towards solutions Adecco provide currently and for the future ahead. The aim is to identify and analyse future market trends and from this create an optimised strategy. Key focus areas of the plan include tackling youth unemployment and promoting diversity in STEM careers and education.

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