Category: Controversy Corner

Expectations VS Reality: Canberra Edition

Expectations VS Reality: Canberra Edition Having been here now for a number of years, I have to say – most of the rumours about Canberra are simply untrue. We cop a lot of flak from people who’ve never lived here, despite topping Sydney and Melbourne as Lonely Planet’s third best city in the world to visit last year.

If we’ve met before, you’ll know I have an English accent. Born and bred in the English countryside, I moved from Bristol in the UK to Bondi in Sydney where […]

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6 Signs You’ve Outgrown a Big Recruitment Agency

Life in recruitment is challenging but incredibly rewarding. Whether you work as a junior recruiter, senior recruiter, manager or executive, you are an essential part of a rapidly evolving industry […]

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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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