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A Decade of Recruiting Recruiters – Rice Consulting Turns 10

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2020 Vision

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You all saw it! I was the first person to coin the phrase 2020 vision! A line that will no doubt be utilized in many a marketing campaign to the point of exhaustion throughout the year, just you remember blog faithful, I was the originator!

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Why Recruiters Bomb Psychometric Testing: A pub psychologist speaks out.

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For those who don’t know already, we earn a living by recruiting recruiters.

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Video Killed the Recruitment Star

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After wracking my brain trying to theme this week’s blog around the events unfolding at Sky City, the world’s first Convention Centre with a thatch roof!?

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Cracking the Career Development Code

Speaker: Julie Winkle Giulioni, Author, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want

It’s 2020 and it’s time to crack the code on career development. Julie Winkle Giulioni, leadership and career consultant, will share her findings from decades of field research. She’ll deconstruct effective career development, offering a practical framework that makes it more doable and durable, by identifying and assessing the skills gaps in your workforce.

How to Choose an External Recruitment Agency

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I was recently asked by a marketing firm to provide them some content around what companies should look for when choosing which recruitment agency to partner with.

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Don’t Look Back in Anger

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The whiteboard has kept true to its pledge of providing consistent quality content for the last 9 years, an uninterrupted run that draws comparisons to dynasties like M.A.S.H or The Simpsons.

Surprise, Surprise! Uber Launches a Job App

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Well it had to happen eventually. Yesterday (or today depending on where in the world you are), Uber announced the launch of their “Uber Works” platform, with an initial trial being rolled out across Chicago.

Extrovert! Extrovert! Read All About It!

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One of the things I hate to see is when a consultant, who has spent the entirety of their career at one agency, proceeds to leave the industry. It’s a waste and more often than not the result of poor judgment.

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Extrovert! Extrovert! Read All About It!

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One of the things I hate to see is when a consultant, who has spent the entirety of their career at one agency, proceeds to leave the industry. It’s a waste and more often than not the result of poor judgment.

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2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Recession? Who Cares?!

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If you were to listen to most economists, or read articles such as this , it would appear that the future is looking, frankly, quite grim. We have the US entering trade wars with China, and potentially real wars with North Korea and…Denmark.

All Good Things…

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Blog topics are sometimes hard to come by, nine times out of ten they’re usually a cathartic exercise used to expel some of the recruitment demons we’ve experienced in the week.

Just How “Authentic” Are We?

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“Does a struggling salesman start turning up on a bicycle? No, he turns up in a newer car – perception, yeah?” ” (David Brent, 2001).

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Count Eroffer

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A demonic figure that makes Bram Stoker’s Dracula seem more at place with his numerical namesake on Sesame Street. Much like the folklore perpetuated in Lost Boys this evil presence can only harm you if you invite it in your home.

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HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all type-A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching and developing effective teams at work.

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You’re Not A Recruitment Agency? Really? Really??

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If it looks like a rat, smells like a rat, and sounds like a rat, then it probably is a rat. Or so they say. Just who they are is open to debate.

An Age-Old Argument

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This week, Google agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit to the tune of $11m for alleged age discrimination. For the circa 200 job seekers involved in the action, that’s a staggering $50k+ each, all without ever having to work a day at the tech-giant.

Prep School

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“Failure to prepare, prepare to fail” – Benjamin Franklin – Scott Burnett. It’s always been a mantra close to my heart. Last year I was honored to be given the title of best man at my best friend’s wedding back home.

3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

The Existential Angst Of Recruitment

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Hello again. It’s been a while. What have you been up to? Oh, this and that. You know. Well maybe not, but I’ll explain later.

Time For Something Different In Recruitment

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Next week sees the realisation of two different projects we have been working on within our business for quite some time now, and it’s fair to say I’m a bundle of nervous excitement and energy about it all.

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If you love something…

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The departure of our beloved Tash from the Rice team has had an inevitable knock-on effect. Aside from having absolutely no one to talk about the inner workings of Casa Amor or any aspect of Love Island, there is a slightly more frequent problem.

2018: Year of the #BossBitch

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‘Girl Power’ was never not a thing for me.

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Love is blind. And so is high performance.

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I’ve been passively following the story of former ANZ CEO David Hisco’s expenses scandal. To summarise, Davey-Boy seemed to have a handshake agreement on what he could bung through on expenses, and could attribute the spend to whatever he liked.

Look At Me, I’m A Recruiter

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We live in a vainglorious world. Technology has brought us the phenomenon of selfies and social media provided the platform for us to share our pouting selves with all and sundry.

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Just a formality

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It’s safe to say that my working demeanor has somewhat relaxed since entering the rec to rec arena. This probably speaks to my client base. Previously, I was trying to bring some legitimacy to my unsolicited approach of property managers and architects.

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My Name is Not Natalie

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I was born on the 24th of March 1988, christened Natasha Maria Foster and for the next 25 years largely called by that name, or some close variation of. Then I started working in recruitment and suddenly, inexplicably, my name became Natalie.

New Overtime Rules Take Effect 1/1/2020. Are You Prepared?

On September 24, the Department of Labor (DOL) released much-anticipated changes to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Any business that employs workers with salaries under $35,568 will be directly affected by the new regulations and face a decision: provide affected employees with a salary increase or pay them overtime. Download Paycor's latest guide to learn key details about the new rule and how it could impact your business.

The Mental Impact of Recruitment

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Leaving a Role You Love

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Breaking up is never easy, but somehow feels even more difficult when nobody’s been wronged. It’s incredibly hard to sit down with someone you’re fond of, who you genuinely like and respect, and end your relationship. “It’s not you, it’s me,” you fumble.

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The Last Post

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Der derrrrr…der derrrrr…der der da da da da da da da daaaaaaaaa. Yes it’s the last post. The Last Post. The last Whiteboard blog post of 2017 and also the last time you’ll be hearing from me on a regular weekly basis on this here blog ging forum.

Grinding Gears

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I’ve been a bit crook this week but fear not, I’m at the stage where I have successfully transmitted my cooties to those around me.

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