Benchmarking HR Teams: Elevating Your Organisation’s Talent Management

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In today’s competitive job market, Human Resources (HR) teams play a pivotal role in attracting, retaining, and developing top talent. For organisations looking to optimise their HR functions, benchmarking is a crucial strategy. By comparing HR practices, processes, and performance metrics with industry standards and best practices, organisations can identify areas for improvement and drive … Read more

Innovative Remuneration and Benefits Strategies for the Not-for-Profit Sector

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The Not-for-Profit (NFP) sector faces unique challenges in attracting and retaining talent, particularly when it comes to offering competitive remuneration and benefits. While financial constraints may limit the ability to match private sector salaries, NFPs can employ creative strategies to provide compelling compensation packages for both executive and non-executive roles. Here are some ideas to … Read more

The Gender Pay Gap in the Profit for Purpose Sector: A 2024 Perspective

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In 2024, the gender pay gap remains a critical issue in many sectors, including the Profit for Purpose (PFP) sector. Despite efforts to promote equality and the introduction of Modern Awards, disparities in pay between men and women persist. Understanding the nuances and underlying causes of this gap is essential for creating more equitable workplaces. … Read more

Top Reasons for Staff Turnover in the Not-for-Profit Sector: A Look at 2023-2024

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In recent years, turnover in the Not-for-Profit (NFP) sector has been a subject of concern, with several key factors influencing why talented individuals are leaving these organisations. From burnout to remuneration, the dynamics shaping this trend are multifaceted and pivotal for understanding workforce dynamics in the NFP sector. 1. Burnout and Fatigue: Among the most … Read more

Do you have a retention issue in your team? Are you fixing it with continuous recruitment?

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Do you have a retention issue in your team? Are you fixing it with continuous recruitment? Retention is the key to winning the war on talent. Concentrate on fixing this, before you spend more money on replacing lost talent. Common sense right? But like most people-based practices the basics of retention does involve common sense … Read more

Pipelining talent – not all Grad fairs and free lollies

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Being a professional recruiter for almost 20 years I have spent the majority of my time at the pointy end of things. The reactive vacancy given to us to fill ASAP. Organisations can save a lot of recruitment dollars in pipelining talent for their organisation. In the article below I aim to demystify the art … Read more

How to get the best out of your recruitment agency

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The more recruitment agencies working on your vacancy, the faster it’s filled, right? Actually, the opposite is usually true! According to Louise Archer from Retrained Search, inviting multiple recruiters to try and fill a role (called ‘contingent recruitment’) has an average fill rate of below 25%. In contrast, fill rates are up around 95–100% for … Read more

Meet the founders: Jenny and Zena

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Jenny Rosser and Zena Clark founded Be. Recruitment in June 2018 to deliver affordable, high-touch recruitment services to the social care sector. Zena explains:“We felt that there was a gap in the market for a high-touch recruitment company specialising in community services. “We knew that at the lower end of the the salary scale, a … Read more

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