Here are 8 things HR professionals need to know about 2017’s employment market, based on the work that’s been coming across my desk over the past 12 months
1. The HR Generalist will still be in demand
Forget notions of newly created specialist HR roles, from where I sat last year it was still a very generalist year.
It’s true that for every one of the seven years I’ve recruited in the Sydney HR market, the generalist has…Continue
Our guide to HR’s most confusing role
The Human Resources Business Partner or HRBP. It’s a term that many companies have started to (mis)use and a career step many human resources professionals aspire to. But does anyone know exactly what it means? Or has it become so ambiguous that it’s lost meaning altogether? Find out in our guide to the most confusing role in HR.
As a specialist recruiter of HR professionals one thing I pride…Continue
These days many candidates ask me if they should even bother with a CV. Surely it’s enough just to flick an employer or recruiter an email with a link to their LinkedIn profile?
While it might be tempting to go without a CV, I’d never recommend it.
Why LinkedIn doesn’t do the same thing as a CV
Say you’re applying for a job online - maybe through LinkedIn itself. So why wouldn’t you just save time and hassle and link to what you’ve already put out there?…Continue
When it comes to business, Australians are often encouraged to think of themselves as part of the Asia-Pacific, and many global businesses take the same approach. They choose just one centre for the whole of the region - sometimes Sydney or Melbourne, but more often Hong Kong or Singapore - and in it they place almost all senior decision makers, including the highest ranking HR professionals.
I’ve placed people around the world and all I can say is that I think these global…Continue