An employer brand belongs to employees, which can make it difficult for organisations to control. A strong EVP is critical for attracting the right talent.

6 keys to developing a great employer brand

In building an employer brand with a view to attracting the right talent, embedding the brand message into employees is key to driving any brand’s success and attracting the right candidates, according to a Sydney-based branding agency. “Your brand is not what you say it is, rather it’s what people […]

3 ways to attract the best graduate talent

Many businesses are realising that they do not have the necessary tools in place and must enhance their talent management strategies, writes managing director of Futurestep ANZ, Tim Powell, who explains that there are a number of steps organisations can take to develop more innovative graduate recruitment programmes Organisations have […]

3 HR keys to ThoughtWorks’ business success

Hiring employees with an ability to code in multiple languages and think outside the box with regards to their application has been critical to the process of innovation and growth within the business of ThoughtWorks, according to its global director of people operations, Lindy Stephens. “We want our people to […]

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Managing a multi-generational workforce: Can HR find a balance?

Failure to implement a generation-specific talent management strategy is the biggest mistake businesses make in managing a multi-generational workforce, according to a recent research report. It found that half of business owners do not have any generation-specific talent management strategies to handle a multi-generational workforce, while there is also a significant disconnect […]

Change projects increases demand for contract HR specialists

Many organisations are currently going through significant transformation processes, and this has led to increased demand for professionals with experience in change management, organisational development, instructional designers and trainers to support systems, process improvement and leadership, according to a global recruitment firm. However, companies are taking a very selective and […]