Shortlist's most-read recruitment news, in brief

Friday, 22 November 2019 9:50am

This week's top articles include: class action news; labour hire conviction; candidate privacy concerns; why recruitment transformations are "nonsense"; 2020 hiring demand; agency and TA people moves; and more...

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The litigation funder behind class actions targeting the on-hire sector is appealing a ruling that requires security upfront for costs that might be awarded to the employers fighting claims.

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A Queensland labour hire provider has been convicted and fined $60k for operating without a licence.

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Recruitment company audits are uncovering concerning issues around candidate privacy and casual engagements, says Certex International MD Dianne Gibert.

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Four on-hire workers have lost a claim for employee rights, with a court finding they were legitimately engaged as independent contractors despite their youth and inexperience.

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Adecco has reported a fall in top-line revenue after shifting its business mix away from less profitable clients, says CEO Rafael Moyano.

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Recruitment and talent leaders keen to "transform" their functions would be better to focus on innovation and simplification, says Deloitte's Peter Williams.

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In-house recruitment is "a little like sex", in that everyone thinks everyone else is doing it better, says advisor Katrina Hutchinson-O'Neill.

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Many roles will see only modest pay growth in 2020, but talent acquisition specialists are among those in most demand and commanding higher pay, according to Robert Walters' research.

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And in people news...

RCSA has named new chairs for its various councils, including Jason Elias (NSW/ACT), Erin Devlin (Victoria), Jodi Walton and Megan Nicholson (SA), Kelly Common (NZ) and David Stewart (Association of Nursing Recruitment Agencies).

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Recruitment industry leaders have paid tribute to outgoing APSCo Australia MD Julie Mills.

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Former Rubicor Technical staff have launched a new business from its "ashes", led by Scott Roberts, previous client services director.

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Seek CEO Andrew Bassat has ranked 35th on the AFR's annual CEO pay survey, earning $4.8 million in FY19.

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Former AMP talent leader Maxim Tambling has joined Vanguard to oversee all of HR and TA.

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