Press room

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.

For enquiries, please contact:

Katherine Mills
Public Relations Manager, Asia Pacific
P: +61 2 8028 7757
E: [email protected]

Top errors costing job applicants the job in 2022

New independent research by specialised recruiter Robert Half finds that the three most damaging mistakes a job applicant can make to their likelihood of securing a role are not researching a company or industry before the interview (33%) followed by arriving too late (29%) and wearing…

Business leaders loosen hiring requirements for hard-to-fill roles

New research from specialised talent solutions provider, Robert Half shows the severe national shortage of skilled talent brings a silver lining for the Australian workforce as many employers have become less demanding when recruiting. 84% of Australian hiring managers…

Candidates take control, demanding 15% more salary

The newly-released 2022 Salary Guide from specialised talent solutions provider Robert Half shows that more than four-in-five (81%) employers think candidates have become more demanding since the pandemic when it comes to negotiating salary, requesting an additional 15% on top of the salary…

Businesses turn to international talent to fill skills gaps

With the Australian skills deficit at critical levels and job vacancies at a record high,more than 70% of Australian business leaders plan to hire international talent on a permanent basis in 2022 to sustain their talent pipeline, according to new research from specialised talent solutions…

The top hiring trends jobseekers should look out for

Australia’s labour shortage, coupled with strong hiring activity, has created ideal conditions for Australian workers looking to accelerate their career as businesses compete to fill vacant or newly created roles.