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Thought for the Day

The role of the Director is to create a space where the actors and actresses can become more than they’ve ever been before, more than they’ve dreamed of being.” – Robert Altman, Oscar acceptance speech

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Google’s view on the future of workplaces
“ I keep saying the sexy job in the next ten years will be statisticians……… The ability to take data—to be able to understand it, to process it, to extract value from it, to visualize it, to communicate it—that’s going to be a hugely important skill in the next decades.”  Hal Varian, Chief Economist, Google.

Google explains how technology will reshape industries and change the workforce of the future. VIDEO here.

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Search engine strategy for recruiting talent



The vast majority (81%) of Internet users across the globe used search engines.

search engines

Online behaviour in Australia is similar. Each month close to 2.3 million searches, with the keyword ‘jobs’, are performed on Google. In other words, your employment brand is oblivious to the world, unless you are listed on the top of search results.  Obviously, SEO becomes increasingly important. 

How do you incorporate search engines into your recruitment strategy? This whitepaper by Jobvite is a good start.

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Employers confidence 
Employers are reluctant to hire, and confidence has taken a beating (down by 19.9%), finds the latest Hudson report.  Does the collective panic masked the reality?

Do we still need recruiters?
Discussions (podcast) between BTech magazine and Kelly Magowan of Sixfigures on the roles of recruiters.

Female workers better
Harvard explores how women who are star performers tend to fare better than man after changing jobs

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