Monday, December 5, 2022

HireVue appoints new Chief Growth Officer and Chief Marketing Officer

0
HireVue, the video interviewing, assessments, and text-enabled recruiting tools provider appointed a Chief Growth Officer Patrick Morrissey and Chief Marketing Officer Amanda Hahn. Morrisey will lead the company’s drive to catalyze the movement around hiring for clients and job candidates. Marketing, Product, Data Science and I/O psychology divisions will report into Morrissey, enabling innovations to help clients orchestrate talent plans, and allowing interviews to happen on a candidate’s terms, connecting them to the best roles on offer. 

Black & Veatch appoints Ruturaj Govilkar to lead operations in India

0
Black & Veatch, a global provider of critical human infrastructure solutions, has appointed Ruturaj Govilkar as Country Manager and Managing Director, India, to steer the company’s growth. He will oversee all aspects of Black & Veatch’s business in the country. The news follows India’s recent 100 trillion rupees (about $1.35 trillion) commitment to infrastructure development over the next 25 years to further boost economic growth, create jobs and become energy self-reliant by 2047. With over 800 in-country professionals based in Mumbai and Pune, the team will draw on the company’s full portfolio of global engineering and construction experience delivering localised and integrated solutions for Indian clients.

Moving past the Great Resignation: How to navigate the ANZ talent pool

0
Much has been discussed about the “Great Resignation”, with recruiters lamenting the diminishing supply of talent posing serious economic risks. Amidst the doom and gloom, current economic signs do point to a glimmer of light at the end of the talent crunch tunnel. With the VC boom coming to an end, VCs like Sequoia Capital and Y Combinator are warning of choppy waters ahead. The second quarter of 2022 foresees a drop of 27% in funds invested in start-ups compared to the first quarter, and down 25% from the same quarter last year. The boom that pumped money and talent into start-ups has passed its peak. 

Australia thought leaders headline the HR + L&D Innovation Tech Fest 2022

0
Two in-depth research reports have recently been released, focused on the HR and Learning and Development (L&D) sectors, with findings set to influence the behaviour of decision makers in the space. Themes that emerged from the research were used to build the agenda for the upcoming HR + L&D Innovation & Tech Fest 2022, two major industry conferences hosted concurrently that are set to bring together over 1,000 HR and L&D professionals. 

triiyo and NSW Government partner to offer platform for parental leave

0
Australian startup triiyo is partnering with the Department of Regional NSW to offer a customised platform for employees on parental leave. The program kicks off with the goal of providing employees a tool where they can access information, interact with colleagues, get paired with a buddy on their team, and stay on track in their career – at their own pace.

Fiverr reveals a surge in demand for marketing and digital skills in Australia

0
Fiverr, the company revolutionising how the world works together, released its Business Trends Index for 2022. Despite economic uncertainty, Aussie businesses are continuing to invest in growth and customer acquisition, with Instagram Social Media Manager, Marketing Strategy and Facebook Ads topping the list of most in-demand skills in Australia in 2022.  

Could Gen Zs be the ultimate answer to Australia’s labour shortage crisis?

0
For over six months, Australian businesses have been feeling the consquences of the labour shortage crisis. Its impact can be felt across all industries, however mostly across the part-time and casual workforce. The Census data revealed Gen Zs make up to 20% of the population, making up a large proportion of Australia’s part-time and casual workforce.

Forbes adds H&R Block to its list of the World’s Best Employers in 2022

0
Forbes named H&R Block to its list of the World’s Best Employers 2022. The recognition highlights associates’ perceptions of the company and H&R Block’s commitment as a top place to work. H&R Block has offices in Canada, Australia, Ireland, India, and the US.

Looking out: How external workforces are reducing risks and costs for firms

0
Companies are having to contend with a tight labour market. This problem is more acute in regional areas and among smaller companies. Finding the right people for the right role now requires more than just placing a job ad online and waiting for an influx of applications. Instead, businesses are being forced to get a little more creative and flexible in their recruitment efforts, with many turning to the external workforce to help fill the skills gap. An Economist Impact report, sponsored by SAP carried out between January and February 2022 indicated that nearly two-thirds of chief supply chain officers are focused on hiring external workers. But what does this approach mean for procurement and the rest of the company?

GitLab introduces TeamOps a new practice for all work environments

0
GitLab Inc., provider of The One DevOps Platform, introduced TeamOps, a results-focused management discipline, bringing precision and operation to how people collaborate in the firm. TeamOps is how GitLab scaled from a start-up to a global public company in a decade. While GitLab has shared its practices in its handbook, through The Remote Playbook and partnering on the Coursera course on Remote Team Management, the TeamOps certification encompasses the actionable set of techniques and tools for making decisions.