Sourcing in Australia

A growth area for both agency recruiters and internal functions is that of sourcing and over the last few years the availability of tools to source candidates have changed dramatically. A decade ago to undertake the sourcing of a hard to find candidate involved a lots of phone calls and a really good contact list.Continue reading “Sourcing in Australia”

Workforce Analytics: Following the employees

I ran across an interesting post from the LinkedIn blog, via Steve Barham from LinkedIn, entitled Where did all the people go from the collapsed financial institutions?. The post was looking at the flow of employees between five major financial services companies: Barclays Credit Suisse Citigroup Bank Of America JP Morgan Chase This image showsContinue reading “Workforce Analytics: Following the employees”

Social Recruiting what is it?

For several years now I have been watching the development of social media and its eventual impact on both the HR and Recruitment professions. I have attempted to define social recruiting, run presentations on the development of a strategy, and worked with several clients on creating a strategy. If you attended some of my presentationsContinue reading “Social Recruiting what is it?”

Follow up on the sources of talent report

It has been an interesting week or so since Phillip and I released the sources of talent report for Australia. We have had both positive and negative feedback, which is to be expected. Some of the commentary available online: Gerry Crispin Alice Snell Ross Clennett Six Figures Peerlo I would like to review some ofContinue reading “Follow up on the sources of talent report”

Are careers website critical to success??

I was beaten to the punch by Kelly Magowan with her post yesterday as to why you need to upgrade your¬†corporate careers site to be successful with social media. This was my flow on post from the Corporate Careers Website Report I released on Wednesday night. However Kelly only scratched the surface of the issue.Continue reading “Are careers website critical to success??”

State of Australian Corporate Career Websites

In late 2008 I spent some time reviewing the career websites of the BRW Top 200 organisations within Australia, based on the work by CareerXRoads in the US.¬†The process included a physical review of each of the BRW Top 200 web sites during September to December 2008. I sat on the report for a longContinue reading “State of Australian Corporate Career Websites”