Demand for RegTech skills soars following Royal Commission

The rise of “Regtech” and the need to respond to recent findings is driving high demand for fintech and compliance skills, following fallout from the Banking Royal Commission. According to Talent’s 2019 Salary Guide, increasingly risk-conscious financial services institutions are actively seeking candidates with compliance experience. “With the Royal Commission’s findings now published, all of […]

Talent Melbourne and SEEK on the benefits of diversity and inclusion

Our Talent Melbourne team recently hosted a breakfast session on the benefits of inclusion and diversity in order to attract and retain top talent, with guest speaker Sophie Gilbert. Sophie has an impressive HR background comprising a number of roles in global organisations, and is currently working at SEEK as the Well-being, Diversity and Inclusion […]

California Dreamin’

I was delighted to host 35 of our key global executives in San Francisco recently, to do some dreaming about the future – for ourselves at Talent and for the industry in general. With many companies posting great results, there may be a tendency to think the future looks rosy for the recruitment sector. In […]

Is our obsession with CX and “putting the customer first” causing damage to brands?

Our Digital Team Lead Heidi Hawkins attended last week’s Mumbrella360 event and shares with us below her takeaway from Adam Ferrier’s segment ‘The consumer is not the answer’. As a supplier to the advertising industry, we work closely with some of the greatest creative minds and agencies in the business, and, as a result, we acquire […]

Diversity driving profitability and innovation

workplace diversity

In the last decade of technological innovation, almost all the most successful entrepreneurs are white males aged 25 to 45 (think Elon Musk, Evan Spiegel and Mark Zuckerberg). The fact that they’re white males aged 25 to 45 does not diminish their achievements. But it does highlight the lack of gender, ethnic and racial diversity […]

Three Peaks Challenge update: a little rain couldn’t stop Team Talent’s Parade

3 peaks challenge

  While the rest of us enjoyed a relaxing weekend, 11 dedicated Talent staff summited three Australian peaks to raise vital funds for at-risk youth. Their effort – and it was an effort battling hail storms and 110 kilometre winds – was in support of Whitelion’s Three Peaks Challenge, a trekking adventure that conquers three […]

2017 Talent Unleashed Awards a huge success!

Congratulations to all of our Winners across the globe! Following an extremely competitive application and judging round earlier this year, last Thursday the Grand Final events for the 2017 Talent Unleashed Awards were hosted in Melbourne, Australia and London, United Kingdom. And what a success they were! The event marked the fifth year of the […]

The Talent Unleashed Awards- why do we do it?

A Q&A with Talent founder, Richard Earl It seems unusual for a recruitment company to get involved in this space – why? Our core business is tech and digital recruitment but we’re much more than that. We’re passionate about the start-up sector and how we can support it. You might have a great idea and […]

Talent Unleashed – Startup City #7 Berlin

Berlin Startup city

A sprinkle of startup with your Currywurst? In our latest Talent Unleashed Startup City series we highlight Berlin. A city rich in history and with even more to offer today – sausages with curry powder, worn down buildings revamped into hip establishments and an infamous underground nightlife. When you’re as trendy a city as Berlin, […]