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How can employers support the mental health of women in the workplace?

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17 September, 2021, Posted by: Jessica Wignall

The impact of COVID-19 on the mental health and wellbeing of employees has been profound. In particular, women continue to experience disproportionate disadvantage throughout the pandemic due to the increased amount of pressure they often experience whilst working from home.  Here are two ways in which employers can support the…

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Benefits of Contract Roles – A Client Perspective

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18 August, 2021, Posted by: Jessica Wignall

Approximately 25% of the workforce has been employed in contract roles since 1996, following an upward trend that began in the early 1980s. Depending on an organisation’s business model and transformation plans, the use of contractors can vary throughout the year. Although permanent employment within organisations remains indispensable, there…

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Benefits of Contract Roles – A Candidate Perspective

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02 August, 2021, Posted by: Jessica Wignall

Following the challenges of a job economy that was abruptly impacted by COVID-19 and the sudden reality of a workforce that is predominantly remote, the hiring budgets of previous years have disappeared, and contract roles are in high demand across many industries in Australia.  For candidates that are seeking long-term job security, contract…

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Women in Senior Leadership – Still not enough

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23 June, 2021, Posted by: Jessica Wignall

Whilst significant advances in gender equality continue to be made across Australia, senior leadership remains an area in which women regrettably continue to be in the minority.   According to data obtained in 2019-2020 by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency,…

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The economic bounce back – What does it mean for the job market?

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06 June, 2021, Posted by: Sharon Crain

The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the Australian economy, with national unemployment rates reaching devastating heights in 2020 and women in particular feeling the brunt of job losses. As the nation entered the biggest recession…

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Budget, Brand, and Balance – Getting the mix right for NFPs

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18 November, 2020, Posted by: Sharon Crain

Recruiting in any market can be hard. When economies are thriving, it can be hard to find the right talent as competition for the best candidates heats up. When times are tough, there can be…

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Using AI in recruitment? Tread carefully.

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21 October, 2020, Posted by: Sharon Crain

Technology has come a remarkable way in the last 20 years. Today’s business systems and processes are a long way from where they were just two decades ago, providing firms of all sizes and types…

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Diversity vs Skills – Which to choose?

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15 October, 2020, Posted by: Sharon Crain

“You can have either the best skills or you can have someone from a diverse background or gender.” Not true. Recruiting for diversity does not need to be a case of either/or. We often hear…

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Why Our Diversity Strategy is Failing

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01 July, 2020, Posted by: Jamie Crain

An article by Jamie Crain. The intention of the chart in this article was quite simple: Can we identify how long will it take for any given company to reach gender parity?   As it…

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Four steps to writing a great job ad

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, Posted by: Jamie Crain

Anyone who has looked for a job at any stage in their career can probably agree, reading job advertisements is a bore. It is a laborious task, scrolling through similar ad after similar ad on…

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