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In addition to identifying employment trends through our daily interactions with companies and jobseekers, we conduct extensive research on hiring and workplace issues. Read about our latest research, including results from our ongoing surveys of Australian CFOs, CIOs, senior managers and office workers.

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Katherine Mills
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The rising costs of a bad hire

New independent research by specialised recruiter, Robert Half, reveals that almost nine-in-ten (86%) surveyed Australian business leaders believe the negative impact of a bad hire is more severe today than it was a year ago.

New research reveals the most lucrative and in-demand digital skills

New independent research from Robert Half reveals the impact demand for digital skills is having on job prospects and earning potential for employees across finance and accounting, technology, business support and marketing.

Bosses beware: Counteroffers don’t achieve retention

1 in 2 employees who accept a counteroffer leave in under a year, Robert Half research shows

Hiring on potential makes more effective employees, according to 1 in 2 employers

Excluding candidates who do not possess all the technical skill requirements can eliminate a large section of strong candidates. This is driving 82% of Australian employers to hire candidates who do not meet all the technical requirements for the role based on their ‘potential’, according to new…

Feeling burnt out? 8 in 10 Australian bosses say they’ll cover staff to take leave

New research by specialised recruiter Robert Half research shows the majority (60%) of Australian business leaders are concerned that employees are more likely to experience burnout this year.