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SOME GOOD FACTS FROM THE ABC ON EMPLOYMENT

Some interesting background on rising job numbers from the ABC Fact Check service (mainly in the eastern states).

You've got to be keen but it gives some good explanations about what's happening to the employment/unemployment market.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-02-15/fact-check-was-2017-strongest-cale...

In Adelaide, check out Roy Morgan's site for an update on the bullshit that is being pedalled on job figures on SA.

ARE REFERENCE CHECKS PAST IT? - ABC OPINION

As much as we'd like to think we've refined the hiring process over the years to carefully select the best candidate for the job, bias still creeps in.

Candidates who come from privileged backgrounds are more able to source impressive, well-connected referrers and this perpetuates the cycle of privilege.

While the referrer's reputation and personal clout make up one aspect of the recommendation, what they actually say — the content — completes the picture.

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