One of the problems older job seekers face is trying to find positions on online job boards and in newspapers where the recruiters or employers don’t discriminate against them because of their age. There are a number of mature age online job boards but they are in trouble.
Adage has only listed about 20 jobs, Older Workers listed about 40 jobs and DOME in South Australia has about 50 positions (SA only, not for profit), with many repeats over the last six weeks. A large number are for…Continue
Some might wonder why Victoria’s largest single site employer, Crown Casino, has joined the Australian Government’s Corporate Champion project, when the gambling giant will make significant redundancies in its administration, marketing and back office this year.
The gambling colossus will get training to the value of $20,000 from the Corporate Champions project to keep those roulette wheels spinning and retain their mature age staff as the Boomer demographic moves to…Continue
There is no more compelling evidence than the use of psychometric tests in recruitment, that parts of modern organizational life are drifting back in to the dark ages.
Recruiters are making unsubstantiated promises to businesses by using unreliable, invalid and inappropriate psychological tests on often bewildered job seekers and staff.
In Australia about 40 percent of recruiters and employers ask job applicants or their staff to sit psychometric tests. The tests are insulting,…Continue
While few people in recruitment, the JSA’s or corporate Australia, have heard of the Experience+ Corporate Champions program (it’s for employers of mature age workers), there’s a curious development about the $15.6 million tender, which is newsworthy.
Recently DEEWR put a tender out to get qualified providers to deliver the program. You can find out who they are here.…Continue