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Tips on resigning from a job you were referred for

RUNNING out the door to freedom is a tempting option when you realise your job is not for you. But things can get a bit more complicated if another employee in the company referred you in the first place. Many employees are using referrals as a job-search tool in Australia with 60 per cent of employees referring Continued »

What would these celebrities be worth minus the fame?

Television programs The Block, The Biggest Loser, My Kitchen Rules and Bondi Vet have catapulted regular people in relatively humble professions to television stardom. We used our ‘ValueMyCV’ tool to determine what these celebrities would be worth in the current Australian jobs market, minus the fame. We compiled the CVs of Scott Cam, Michelle Bridges, Manu Continued »

How Parenting Skills Translate into Job Skills

RE-ENTERING the workforce can seem daunting for stay-at-home parents who can worry about gaps in their resume. But now is the time to translate those skills learnt in the playground to the boardroom as you tackle the fierce jobs market. Hiring managers are reporting that stay-at-home mums and dads are among the most qualified of Continued »

Recruiting in the Mobile Age

Over the past two years Adzuna Australia has been partnering with organisations to deliver both active and passive candidates to their Talent Pools. Throughout these dealings, the one area that is most often underestimated is the importance of Mobile when attracting these candidates.     We continue to see the levels of candidates utilising their mobile devices to Continued »

RBA Rate Cut: Winners and Losers by State and Territory

The RBA rate cut to 1.5% should equate to more money in the back pocket of Australian mortgage holders, yet an increasing number of borrowers are facing financial stress because of the weak labour market. Adzuna CEO Raife Watson said, “The rate cut should be great news if you have a mortgage or you are Continued »