Introvert or extrovert – the importance of a diverse team

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A huge 80 per cent of respondents to Virgin Pulse’s State of the Industry survey claimed they plan to improve their corporate culture in the coming year. While it’s important to have a strong culture (Google is a prime example of this – their pods and quirky decorations embody a fun and vibrant company that […]

Is the digital age driving employee engagement?

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Is the digital age changing how staff members engage with their workplace? Here are some easy ways you can use technology to help boost the happiness of your workforce. 1) Introduce peer recognition A lack of recognition is one of the key contributors to poor workplace engagement. In fact, 90 per cent of respondents to a Globoforce survey […]

Case Study: How the US Navy is using VR as a recruitment tool

Imagine you’re on a Naval river boat, taking part in a covert mission to extract a Navy SEAL team. You’re navigating the waterways, while helicopters fly overhead. No, we’re not talking about a new edition of Call of Duty. This experience is actually what you’ll go through if you take part in the first stages […]

How Silicon Valley visa changes could affect the Australian IT Recruitment market

The United States is often regarded as the hub of all things technology. From the booming companies in Silicon Valley to the countless university research departments, thought leadership and innovation almost go hand in hand with the nation – recruiting the best and brightest from around the world. However, over recent months, new measures have been […]

The launch of 100% Human at Work in Australia

Talent was delighted to be part of  launching the 100% Human at Work at an exclusive event held on Tuesday, 30 May in Sydney. Together with Virgin Unite, The B Team and Perpetual, the gathering kicked off the movement in Australia by bringing together over 80 leaders from 68 of Australia’s leading and most progressive […]

Cyber Security – How LinkedIn profiles are a goldmine for hackers

When looking for a new role, one of the first things cyber security professionals usually do is update their LinkedIn profile. You list in detail your areas of technical expertise and experience for your current and past positions, you have done great work and want to showcase your achievements. Most employees are now well aware […]

6 obscure interview questions and how to answer them professionally

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The way that you answer obscure interview questions could be the difference between receiving a job offer or not. How should you handle them? There is no doubt that a job interview is a hotbed of stress. The candidate is concerned about highlighting themselves as the best person for the role, while the business wants […]

Meet Ramya Praveen!

As part of Talent’s 20 Year Anniversary Celebrations we have asked staff members from across the globe to tell us about their journey and experience working at Talent. What makes you want to come to work everyday? I’ve been in the recruitment industry for nearly 5 years now and still enjoy the excitement and the joy […]

Talent APAC reflect on 20 Years of success at our conference in Uluru

Last week Talent’s APAC team held our annual conference in stunning Uluru in Central Australia to celebrate Talent’s 20th Anniversary. Arriving on Thursday, the team embraced the 37 degree heat and came together in groups to write and choreograph a parody to perform at the dinner. Classic Australian songs were transformed into tales about Talent’s […]