Skills in demand
Dynamic Safety Professionals – There is a shortage of forward-thinking candidates who have chosen OHS as a speciality and are looking to add value to organisations.
People and Culture – We are seeing increased demand for high calibre People & Culture Consultants/Managers as organisations invest in creating a positive employee culture during the current economic climate. These candidates are also seen as vital to an organisation’s ability to retain their best staff.
Learning and Development Specialists – The current climate isn't generally allowing for pay increases, so companies are focusing on up-skilling their current staff, therefore fuelling the demand for Learning and Development Specialists.
Occupational Health & Safety – Legislation is always changing, therefore experienced OH&S personnel are, and will continue to be, in demand.
Industrial Relations – Re-negotiation of agreements, union involvement and redundancies mean these candidates will always be in high demand.
eLearning Specialists – In order for an organisations to achieve their goals they must invest in developing the capabilities of its people through learning and development. There is also demand for this learning to be both accessible remotely and self paced, hence a demand for mobile and tablet eLearning Specialists.
Change Managers – In order to prepare an organisation for change, Change Managers with experience understanding and managing the impact and implementation of transformation programs are in demand. Strong stakeholder management and communication dissemination skills are crucial in this space.
Remuneration Specialists – Remuneration and Benefits is a niche area of HR with a limited pool of candidates. As such, demand for high-quality candidates often outweighs supply.
HR Business Partners – In addition to the day-to-day operational responsibilities of HR, there is demand for candidates that have the ability to partner strategically with a business unit. This enables organisational learning, recruitment and performance reviews to be tailored to the specific goals of different employee groups.