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Inspecht HR Futures Conference only days away
9:42pm Sunday 22 February 2009

If you are living under a rock and haven’t heard about the upcoming Inspecht HR Futures Conference in Melbourne on Feb 26, you are running out of time to buy tickets! If you are interested in coming along make sure you register soon so you don't miss out. read more...

MyCareer has a wee problem
3:31pm Sunday 22 February 2009

It seems the folks at MyCareer are still having trouble with integrating the print and online divisions. I've noticed for a while now that job adverts posted from the print publications to online cut the job title to 21 characters. Seems a bit of a poo read more...

We REALLY need a Recruitment Consultant
2:43pm Saturday 21 February 2009

Yesterday, this Recruitment Agency posted 85 identical job adverts in the SAME category, and SAME locations within a few hours. Was this mistake made by the Recruitment Consultant, 3rd party posting provider or the job board? How much money did they just waste? Estimate $45 per advert (approx $ rate for agency of that size) x 85 = $3,825 read more...

Optimising your job site for mobile devices
12:44pm Friday 20 February 2009

Have you ever tested your job board/recruitment website to see how what it looks like on a mobile device? read more...

Hopeless romantic seeking Valentines date
12:21am Friday 20 February 2009

The title says it all, really. I'm Thomas, a self-confessed SNAG, I'm the soppy romantic type of guy. Yes, we do exist. Looking for a hyper-romanticised like-minded to hang with on Valentine's Day, maybe it could lead to something beautiful. I'm 25, tall, fit, intelligent, respectful, and genuine. Pageup will you be my belated Valentine? (shhh.. don't tell my partner) read more...

Name and Shame
11:47pm Tuesday 17 February 2009

Lately, I have been inundated from frustrated job seekers pointing me to negative threads on some message boards/forums. These threads have been started by users to vent their frustration with certain Recruitment Agencies, Employers and problems with the recruitment process. read more...

Green Collar Jobs
11:52pm Monday 16 February 2009

The market for Green Collar Jobs is growing despite the credit crunch and financial turmoil that is hitting markets around the globe. There are plenty of green job opportunities in Australia, and I recently listed to a podcast on BTalk Australia where Phil Freeman from the Australian Conservation Foundation says that 500,000 new jobs can be created in the next two decades. read more...

Hide and Seek
3:57pm Sunday 15 February 2009

How do you know that your competitors are better than you? You are using them. I noticed this job advert today appearing on SEEK. I was keen to see who the advertiser was, so I used google to see that the role is at JobsJobsJobs. read more...

Conducting free background checks on search engines and social networking sites
11:13am Monday 09 February 2009

There are many ways to conduct a background check on someone and you can gather a lot of free information by using search engines and social networking sites. This dangerous practice is becoming very common among Recruiters and Employers. It is as easy as typing a name into Google. read more...

Using LinkedIn Answers to become an expert in your niche
8:44pm Sunday 08 February 2009

LinkedIn Answers is very powerful tool on LinkedIn as it can help you establish yourself as an expert in your niche. LinkedIn Answers is one of the best places on the web to share business knowledge - you can ask and answer questions on specific subject matter. read more...

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