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Talent Management Solutions

08/07/2022

Why older workers are now in demand or should be...

By Drake Marketing

When was the last time you considered someone in the 50+ age group for a position in your company? There have been countless reports, research studies and statistics that indicate a huge demographic shift is taking place in the workforce. Since the 1960s, there has been a decline of births that will create a shortage of younger candidates entering the labour market.

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04/07/2022

Are cover letters still relevant in 2022?

By Drake Marketing

Are cover letters still relevant in 2022? The short answer is yes! A resume without a cover letter only tells half of the story. The cover letter is what brings context to your narrative and an opportunity to present your professional personality. 

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03/06/2022

With the cost of turnover being 25%+ of an annual salary...what are companies doing to retain staff in 2022?

By Drake Editorial

With the cost of turnover being 25%+ of an annual salary...what are companies doing to retain staff in 2022?  From outsourcing overseas, to offering exponential pay rises to retain staff; Australian businesses are feeling the brunt of turnover in a big way - with predictions that the candidate’s market isn’t expected to swing the other way anytime soon. 

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30/05/2022

How a ‘stay interview’ can help close the door on staff turnover…and avoid the great poach!

By Drake Editorial

Here in Australia, we are facing the Great Poach! The unprecedented mix of stunted immigration, lockdowns, and other restrictive measures has created a supply and demand issue in favour of the worker. Employed or not, if the candidate has the necessary skills, they are being targeted by employers to fill their own talent gaps.

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16/05/2022

The dos and don’ts on your resume -  A guide to best practice and a downloadable template

By Drake Editorial

How many of us have the same old resume template we have been using for years? If you are like the thousands of other job seekers out there, chances are you’ve painstakingly structured your resume in a list-like format highlighting previous job titles and duties. Sadly, this common method is actually not best practice and could even be screening you out of potential opportunities.

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22/04/2022

10 Tips to Writing Job Ads in a Candidate Tight Market

By Drake Editorial

In a candidate tight market, attracting talent can seem like an impossible task, but it doesn't have to be. One tool to help you in your hiring process is how you write your job ads. Here are 10 tips to help you write effective job ads in a candidate tight market.

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