Our Predictions for 2020

Posted: February 12, 2020 By: Orchard

  We’ve brought together our team to summarise a few ideas of how employers are thinking about their HR, their workforces and their recruitment. Here are a few of the main themes we discussed.   Build vs. buy? Employers will increasingly[...]


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Why Pre-Employment Medicals Matter

Posted: February 12, 2020 By: Orchard

Everyone can benefit from a regular health check-up with a GP or certified medical professional. A recent ABS survey indicates that less than 75% of people under the age of 45 visit their GP at least once a year. Fortunately, the proportion of people[...]


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a2 Careers – How The a2 Milk Company Successfully Transformed its Recruitment

Posted: February 12, 2020 By: Orchard

  The a2 Milk Company is a leading ASX listed company that is passionate about helping people enjoy a better life. In early 2019, a2 Milk selected Orchard to handle their Australian and international recruitment. Prior to this initiative, a2 Milk[...]


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Why ‘Like for Like’ Hiring Is Not Always Smart

Posted: December 6, 2019 By: Jessie Grant

And why many managers keep doing it! It’s always tempting to want to hire someone who has 100% of the skills and experience you are looking for. It’s even better if they already know your industry, have worked for a competitor and have the inside[...]


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HR Checklist – Getting The Right Balance In The Recruitment Process

Posted: November 12, 2019 By: Jessie Grant

Getting the right balance between too little and too much involvement. The team at Orchard HRO are regularly asked by HR professionals how much time they should be spending on individual recruitment. For HR generalists who have broad responsibilities,[...]


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Get To Know Orchard HRO’s Andrew Hill

Posted: November 6, 2019 By: Jessie Grant

1. What is your role at Orchard HRO? I am a Recruiter. At Orchard HRO I’m lucky enough to work with some great companies identifying and attracting talent for key roles within their business. As Orchard HRO is not your standard HR and Recruitment[...]


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Orchard HRO Launches HR Transformation Practice

Posted: November 1, 2019 By: Jessie Grant

Following five years of significant project work for a number of leading companies operating in Australia and Asia/Pacific, Orchard HRO has formally brought together its proven expertise in the areas of HR systems and HR service re-engineering to develop[...]


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Generational diversity in the workforce. How to make it work for your business

Posted: October 18, 2019 By: Jessie Grant

We now have four generations at work and many employers have embraced the diverse energy and experience that these people bring to an organisation. As businesses become less hierarchical and more focused on agile ways of working, there has never been[...]


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Managing Global Hires. What You Need To Know

Posted: October 11, 2019 By: Jessie Grant

There are times when businesses hire an overseas candidate due to a skills shortage for a specialist role, or quite possibly the very best person for the job, based on experience, is from overseas. Nowadays, with increased access to the internet and[...]


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4 Good Reasons You Should Outsource Your Recruitment

Posted: October 3, 2019 By: Jessie Grant

Hiring the right candidate in today’s market has never been more difficult. Leading employers understand that every person and every role make an impact and they hire for today’s role as well as for the future business requirements. Cultural[...]


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