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Read the latest news and articles in the Australian TA / Talent arena

Have you got Diversity and Inclusion covered in your Hiring practices?
Many organisations think they’ve got diversity covered in their hiring mix – but when we scratch the surface really, they are just looking at key obvious diversity metrics such as gender and age. When we consider that all States and Territories in Australia have…
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Hill Consulting Partners with PageUp To Provide Optimisation
Hill Consulting Partner with PageUp To Provide Optimisation For Their ATS (Applicant Tracking System) By Rachel HillDate: 8th April 2024 Hill Consulting is proud to announce becoming an authorised partner of PageUp, the most powerful talent acquisition software for companies to Recruit, develop and…
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Does Interview Skills Training Make For Better Hiring Decisions?
Does Interview Skills Training Make For Better Hiring Decisions? By Rachel Hill February 26, 2024 People are not born knowing how to interview. It always surprises me that people are promoted into leadership positions and just expected to know how to interview or get…
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9 Workforce Trends In 2024 And Their Impact On Recruitment
9 Workforce Trends In 2024 And Their Impact On Recruitment By Rachel Hill February 26, 2024 As we begin 2024 it's good to touch base on the latest workforce trends and the impact these will have on your Recruitment Practices. As always Recruitment needs…
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Top 13 Recruitment Strategies for Australia in 2024
Top 13 Recruitment Strategies for Australia in 2024 By Rachel Hill February 26, 2024 We are living in a highly adaptive world that is changing the way in which we work, hire, attract, engage and connect with employees and candidates. Our recruitment pathways are…
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A Myth? Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They’re 100% Qualified
A Myth? Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They’re 100% Qualified By Rachel Hill You’ve probably heard the following statistic: Men apply for a job when they meet only 60% of the qualifications, but women apply only if they meet 100% of the requirements.…
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Are Your Recruitment Practices Like Being Stuck At The Maccas Drive Through?
Are Your Recruitment Practices Like Being Stuck At The Maccas Drive Through? Or putting the question another way - how big should your internal TA function be and what service are you offering versus the expectations of your hiring managers?     By Rachel Hill It…
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Demystifying Government Recruitment Practices - A Guide for Recruiters & Hiring Managers
Demystifying Government Recruitment Practices - A Guide for Recruiters & Hiring Managers Many of our clients are recruiters and hiring managers working in government, both at the state and federal level. Often, recruitment practices are hampered or should I say 'hamstrung' due to policy…
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Internal Talent Awards are back for 2023
Internal Talent Awards are back for 2023 The Internal Talent Awards (ITA’s) are back for 2023! It's great to have this black-tie gala back on the calendar after experiencing so many event postponements and cancellations over the past few years. The ITA’s are the…
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TA Recruitment Skill Training 1-Day Course announced for Hobart
TA Recruitment Skill Training 1-Day Course announced We are excited to announce a full day training course for experienced TA and HR professionals. Courses available in all major cities, or tailored and delivered onsite for clients at their premises. This is a great opportunity…
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Celebrating all things TA & recruitment at Talentpalooza
Celebrating all things TA & recruitment at Talentpalooza Last Thursday at a brand-new venue in Melbourne, myself and Tamara Diveroli were fortunate enough to spend the day at Talentpalooza. Put on by the team at Talent Table, a special thanks must go out to the…
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Humans Versus Algorithms
Humans Versus Algorithms Are you struggling to get your head around this new technology on what changes are in store for HR and recruitment and how quickly those changes will come? I thought I would expand on the subject for you with a few…
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Talent Acquisition – next Generation
Talent Acquisition – next Generation Recently there was a Talent Acquisition Forum in Sydney, where leading employers from across Australia discussed some of the challenges faced by their Talent Acquisition (TA) teams. They spoke about what’s going to be needed by 2020 and where…
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Top Three Mistakes in Your Recruitment Practices – and How to Fix Them
Top Three Mistakes in Your Recruitment Practices – and How to Fix Them Over the last couple of years, I’ve had the privilege to work with some big names (as well as some smaller enterprises too) and a common pattern has emerged. The same…
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3 Tips for a Great Candidate Experience
3 Tips for a Great Candidate Experience A great employer brand depends on a strong candidate experience. Understanding how your organisation is viewed both by clients and potential employees, and attempting to improve that image, is all part of employer branding. Candidate experience is…
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Human Centred Design for Hr?
Human Centred Design for Hr? Human Centred Design is gaining momentum in HR as more organisations are accepting they need to put employees and experiences at the centre of all they do. More simply put, “Design Thinking” is a way to solve complex problems…
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