Eliza Kirkby
  • Sydney, NSW
  • Australia

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What would you like to share about yourself?
I started my career at Hays as a graduate 10 years ago and currently lead our HR business in NSW. I am passionate about connecting people to organisations, and LOVE working with the HR community.
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What areas of HR are you particularly passionate about?
Recruitment, Organisational Development, Training, Online Learning
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Open networking

Eliza Kirkby's Blog

Avoid these social media mistakes when job searching

Posted on August 2, 2017 at 15:23 0 Comments

Social media helps your job search in many ways, from profiling your expertise to finding out about new opportunities, but if you’re not careful it can also hinder your chance of securing your ideal job.

Most jobseekers are sensible enough not to talk negatively about their current employer, colleagues or customers on social media, but do you also check for discrepancies between your offline CV and online profile, take care not to post…


Performance reviews – are they as dead as the dinosaurs?

Posted on July 11, 2017 at 9:00 0 Comments

Are we dinosaurs welcoming the annual performance appraisal meteor or do performance appraisals still have a useful purpose in workplaces today?

Many organisations are phasing out performance appraisals in favour of more regular feedback sessions. They say the former is backward-looking and a token obligatory process while the latter is more practical and future-oriented. After all, 12 months is a long time between reviews and a lot can change over the course of a…


Disruption could be good for workers in their 40s, 50s and 60s

Posted on May 16, 2017 at 17:44 0 Comments

There is no ‘business as usual’ as far as digital disruption is concerned, but one unique way organisations can prepare for such uncertainty is to employ more older workers.

While younger digital natives are often thought of as an organisation’s best response to the rapid pace of change, a workforce with older experienced employees is often more prepared to face change.

Last year, Ford CEO Mark Fields signalled quite how profoundly technology has overthrown…


An age-old problem: age bias in talent management

Posted on May 9, 2017 at 16:10 2 Comments

Are you too young, too old or too close to parenting age to be deemed an ideal candidate for development or promotional pathways? What about succession planning or flexible working options?

If you think unconscious age bias isn’t a factor in an organisation’s workforce planning, think again. A survey by recruiting experts Hays of 1,516 people across Australia & New Zealand shows more than seven in ten…


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