Director - Global Market Intelligence, Advantage ProfessionalBob Olivier is a Director of Advantage Professional, formerly Olivier Group. Advantage Professional is part of Advantage Resourcing, the 9th largest recruitment firm on the planet with 230 offices in the US, 80 in Japan and a considerable presence in the UK, Europe and Asia.
Bob is a high profile presenter and commentator on the employment market through the monthly publication of the Advantage Job Index which has measured the number of jobs advertised on the major Australian job boards since 2000. The “AJI” is now recognized as a leading economic indicator, used by economists, business commentators and govt. (including the RBA) as well as recruiters, human resource specialists and job seekers.
In 2001 Bob co-authored Insite – Win the War for Talent which benchmarked best practice for the corporate careers sites for the ASX Top 500 companies and followed this up in 2002 with Insite II – The E-recruitment journey. Over the past 19 years Bob has jointly run a highly successful recruitment consultancy whose achievements include being ranked in the BRW Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies for five years in succession.
Bob is now responsible for global market intelligence for Advantage Resourcing bringing together research for their four major brands – Advantage Professional, Advantage xPO, Advantage Technical Resourcing and Advantage Staffing around the world.