The Federal Government is changing Super in Australia through the ‘Stronger Super” reforms. These planned developments aim to make the super industry more efficient for employers, employees and super funds. The changes mean that employers will need to plan, review and update their super processes.
A Temporary and Contract desk is proving itself as a key factor in sustaining a competitive and robust marketplace within the recruitment industry in Australia. With the growth of the contingent workforce, it is imperative that recruiters adapt and streamline their processes and operations to accommodate this workforce.
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By Raj Sesha, CEO SDP.
As we proceed into a New Year, some of us may feel the pinch on profit margins. Last year the market saw a steady and stable development, however some recruitment agencies still faced cash flow challenges which hindered their growth opportunities. The year ahead may bring some level of uncertainty; however it is imperative not to dwell on the negatives but to look at new and improved ways of doing things. With some industry professionals forecasting that Australia will continue a steady economic growth for 2013, there is some hope that opportunities will arise and that there will be generation of jobs. It is therefore crucial that recruiters maximise their cash flow, and seek to improve back office systems, where necessary, to withstand these prospects.
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The recruitment sector has survived one of the toughest years on record, and with entering into a New Year there is still a level of uncertainty as to whether market conditions will improve. With uncertain market activity, there are increasing trends of the contingent workforce and in many industries they are being used in greater capacity, as the benefits become more widely recognised. With some industry observers forecasting that Australia will post steady economic growth in 2013; the market is seen as being stable and over the past two years employment rose by half a million. This forecast suggests scope for the employment market, with the generation of jobs and increased opportunities for the recruitment industry to grow.
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