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How to hire a tech person when you’re not a tech person

How to hire a tech person when you're not a tech person

Finding the right person for your organisation can be tough at the best of times. But when the position’s field of expertise sits outside your own remit – like a tech role – finding the right match can feel insurmountable. So what do you do when you need to hire a tech person – but […]

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6 things you don’t want to miss at the 2018 Not-For-Profit People Conference

2018 Not-For-Profit People Conference

On November 19-20, more than 500 NFP leaders, managers and HR professionals from across Australia will be converging on Melbourne for the 2018 Not-For-Profit People Conference. With more than 25 practical and inspiring sessions spread across two days, there’s something for everyone who’s passionate about attracting, managing, training or retaining the very best staff for […]

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Why you should let your stakeholders into your recruitment process

recruitment process

What happens when you take the feedback of clients, carers and community, and use this to inform the way you recruit your staff? It may sound fraught with challenges, but this approach is how primary health service organisation Star Health has structured its entire recruitment strategy, and to great effect. Together with staff, it’s the clients […]

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Could your employer brand be stopping you from recruiting the top candidates? Here’s how to improve it

Struggling to get the number or quality of applications for your latest jobs? Have you considered whether your “employer brand” – the sum-total of how potential employees see your organisation – could be the problem?

Mark Puncher, founder and CEO of Employer Branding Australia works with organisations to present themselves to candidates in the most authentic way, and says it’s critical to approach candidates with a different message than one you might present to the public, to donors or to clients.

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