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Does taking your dog to work really improve engagement?

In 1999, a company called Pet Sitters International held the inaugural Take Your Dog to Work Day, to celebrate dogs as wonderful companions and encourage adoptions. After a slightly chequered past, the event is now held on Friday June 23rd in numerous countries around the world, including Canada, NZ, the UK, and Australia. And while the concept of having our …

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Connect with candidates to offer a better experience

I’ve noticed a lot of noise lately from numerous different sources about the candidate experience. Overall, it seems that people are increasingly recognising that certain aspects of traditional recruitment processes can be both onerous and demanding, and cold and impersonal. And that’s not good for the organisation and its bottom line.   Of course, the idea that offering a great …

Social media profiles

What can social media profiles tell us about cultural fit?

My Verification Service (MVS) has partnered with Revelian to offer psychometric assessments as part of their suite of verification and background checking tools.   In this guest blog, Daniel Sheahan, CEO of MVS, talks about how social media profiles can help employers identify whether candidates are likely to be a good cultural fit for the role and the organisation.     As a …

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The billion dollar benefit of flexible work

For those of you who haven’t already marked it in your calendar, get out the highlighter! This Friday 2nd June 2017 is Leave the Office Early Day.  The day, originally created in the US by Employee Productivity Specialist, Laura Stack, is designed as an incentive for overworked employees to get a little bit of ‘me’ time back.   As many …

Sourcr future of assessment

Will global disruption force us to change the way we assess candidates?

Sourcr offers an innovative new recruitment marketplace that connects employers to specialist recruiters across Australia. Revelian recently partnered with Sourcr to offer its clients a more scientific and unbiased way to assess candidate aptitudes and competencies and make better, more successful hiring decisions.   In this guest blog, former recruiter and co-founder of Sourcr James Jennings looks at how the …