Category: Controversy Corner

ACT Government – Hiding from a Poor Decision

ACT Government – Hiding from a Poor Decision

ACT Government – Hiding from a Poor Decision The ACT Government’s behaviour around changes to labour hire engagements is getting stranger.  What began as a procurement process where the terms […]

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ACT Government Voluntarily Opts Out of Quality Recruitment Outcomes.

Pay Peanuts - You’re Going to Get Monkeys.

ACT Government voluntarily opts out of quality recruitment outcomes. In a move that defies logic, the ACT Government is about to explore how much damage can be done to an […]

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Are private recruiters benefiting from the public service freeze?

Are private recruiters benefiting from the public service freeze?

Stop the press. Shred the CV. We have a recruitment crisis on our hands. But wait: if you want a job in the Canberra public service, hit up a recruiter. […]

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Resume fraud – Identifying the truth!

For those not familiar with the case, Andrew Flanagan was hired by Myer in June this year to the senior position of Group General Manager for Strategy and Business Development. […]

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146,000 Vacancies, 14 Million Applications – You Do The Math!

The LNP Federal Government’s newly unveiled unemployment policy has heralded considerable backlash in the media and from opposition leaders who have criticised the idea as poorly researched, and lacking in […]

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No release or non-ongoing extension fees?

One of the more controversial practices emerging nationally and even within Canberra is asking recruitment firms to commit to long-term contractual agreements that specify that no further fee will be […]

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