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Does your business attract and retain talent?

Posted by Kirsty Peters on Monday, May 28, 2012,

Fascinating stat no.1: Of over 700 major organisations studied as part of Bernsin & Associates 2010 study in Talent Management in the US* – only 7% had a ‘Strategic Talent Management Program’.

Fascinating stat no.2: Those 7% are generating more than twice the revenue per employee, 40% lower turnover rates, and 38% higher levels of employee engagement than their peers. (Ok, that’s actually 3 stats … but they’re so compelling I couldn’t resist).

Conclusion: Looking after your p...


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7 tips for better interviewing technique

Posted by Kirsty Peters on Thursday, March 22, 2012,


With the employment market in Sydney so tight - I often get asked to help my clients with recruitment. My clients are typically small-medium businesses – where a single bad hire can have really damaging financial consequences.

I like to work (coach) my clients to build these sorts of hiring competencies within their organization - and what I often notice is that hiring managers have usually had next to no training on interview technique at all.

Interviewing is a skill that can be taught...


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