A range of organisations and initiatives have sought to tackle unconscious bias – or straight out bias – in recruitment over the last few years. The Victorian Government, for example, last year launched a pilot program called Recruit Smarter to trial different approaches, such as blind CVs, to address the issue. Approaching the problem with artificial intelligence… Read more »
Kochie’s Business Builders competition winners’ JustMums Recruitment continues to go from strength to strength, with the company announcing its acquisition of Working Mothers Connect, New Zealand. The move sees the recruitment business expand its reach to bring together over 60,000 mums in Australia and New Zealand who are actively seeking flexible work opportunities. Erin Kefalas,… Read more »
HR Expert, Ushma Dhanak, shares her top tips to generate employee satisfaction Improving the ‘customer experience’ has become a buzz phrase in business. From ecommerce stores to any retail or other service-oriented business, the phrase neatly sums up the need to focus on personal user experiences in all customer interactions. It’s seen as the key… Read more »
How often do you hire staff who just don’t seem to measure up and then you end up having to work twice as hard? The good news is that’s easy to change. Years ago when I created my business from the ground up, I did so with a firm belief that I was the only person that could… Read more »
Finding the right staff for your small business doesn’t have to be a daunting challenge, even when you don’t have the resources and budget that bigger businesses have. Be transparent and open about what you’re looking for in a new hire with others who are involved in the hiring process. Find common ground and work… Read more »
Making lists has always been a big part of staying productive for Sydney journalist Rachel Smith. However, she never expected that one of her lists would blossom into a now 15-year-old recruitment business that connects job-posters and job-seekers across media and digital. When Rachel started freelancing in 2001, she found working for herself a little… Read more »
CEO of Skilld, Gen George shares her top tips for recruiting the best staff for your small business. 1. Always get to know your potential employee before deciding if they can technically do the job. For example, what are their goals? Or what is their favourite food? This is a quick way to see if… Read more »
The challenge is a double one for business owners: how do you get your brand in front of this workforce, and then, how do you transition them from being aware of you, to applying for the job?
As a small business owner, it’s time to fully understand what you need to do to improve in your HR process before things go wrong.
Australian full-time workers are putting in on average 4.25 unpaid hours per week amounting to $71.2 billion in unpaid work per year.