Category: Recruiting and Hiring Advice

Picking a personality to fit

 By David Marriott      With such a tight labour market, employers cannot be too picky when it comes...

The management blues

By Debra Bela You get the VIP car park and the six-figure salary, but life can still suck...

Aggrieved employees hot to trot

 Workers left unfulfilled by employers failing to deliver don’t wait – they quit. Wanted: average employee to...

Act fast on funny business in the...

 By Rhiannon Elston Taking note of strange incidents or unusual behaviour in the workplace could save a...

Beware resume racism

By Kate Southam Leigh has stumbled across a little discussed problem in Australia – resume racism or at...

Screening using social networks legally dangerous

By Kate Southam, Editor of CareerOne.com.au Employers using social networks to gather information on job candidates could be...

Sickies don’t come easy for local firm

By Fran Foo. Suffering from a bad case of Mondayitis? Usually a simple text message or phone call...

Looks more important than a good resume

By Miawling Lam and Brittany Stack Photogenic marketing assistant Susie Warwick has never been rejected for a job....

Unemployment will continue to rise

Rising unemployment will be entrenched in the economy for quite a while yet, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has...

Email stress causes workplace anger

 By Zsa-Zsa Bowie Wilson Unprofessional and overly complicated work emails are driving Aussie staff to distraction as...