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Let Them Eat Cake: Are You out of Touch With What Your Employees Want in 2015?

Let Them Eat Cake: Are You out of Touch With What Your Employees Want in 2015?
Do you know what Australian and New Zealand professionals want more than anything when it comes to their jobs? And as their employer, are you offering it to them?

According to Hudson’s The Hiring Report: The State of Hiring 2015, work life balance is now the number one requirement for ANZ professionals looking for a new role.

 
 
 

Girl power on the rise: Gen Y women at work

Girl power on the rise: Gen Y women at work
Want to know what the next generation of female leaders looks like – and if you’ll be one of them?

Global research from Hudson, based on surveys canvassing 28,000 people across 22 languages, details the psychological traits of women that make them well placed to succeed in the workplaces of today and the future.

 
 
 

Move over extraverts: why introverts are more powerful than you think

Move over extraverts: why introverts are more powerful than you think
This year sees some landmark anniversaries. Bill Gates, frequently cited as the wealthiest person alive, turns 60, J.K. Rowling, whose fortune is valued at £560 million, turns 50, and we recognise the 150th anniversary of the death of Abraham Lincoln.

While there can be little doubt as to the inordinate successes of these individuals, each also shares a characteristic which we don’t commonly associate with prominence and power – introversion.

 
 
 

Why you need to update your resume in 2015: part 2

Why you need to update your resume in 2015: part 2
Resume writing has become a different animal in the digital age and job seekers need to be aware of how technological change affects the traditional approach to CVs.

Here are my best tips for ensuring that your resume rises to the top of the digital heap.

 
 
 

Why you need to update your resume in 2015: part 1

Why you need to update your resume in 2015: part 1
For many of us, the new year is a time when we reflect on where we are, and where we’re headed – and it’s also when many of us consider changing jobs.

The job market sees some of its biggest shifts all year in this period – so it’s a great time to search for new opportunities.

 
 
 

Tight budget? Hire smarter

Tight budget? Hire smarter
Making a good hire is a balancing act. Organisations face continuing pressure to tighten budgets and rein in salaries, so hiring managers are faced with the problem of how to attract valuable talent in the market when they can’t always compete on price.

Yet it’s not always about the salary. By considering other areas of the big picture, from a compelling Employee Value Proposition (EVP) to understanding candidate motivations, there are other ways to attract and hire great talent.

 
 
 

Agents for change: Generation X grows up

Agents for change: Generation X grows up
Generation X has long been cast as a generation lacking character and drive – a cohort of ‘slackers’ refusing to fully grow up. Yet new research paints a very different picture.

Unlike the politically active and ambitious Baby Boomers, or the ‘look-at-me’ social media obsessed Gen Ys, Generation X has often had trouble being defined as a collective, with little consensus about what makes them distinctive.

 
 
 

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