About Stephen Abbott

Stephen joined PeopleScout in 2007 to run an onsite RPO solution with a financial services business. This grew into a national account over time. He also ran several other RPO solutions prior to moving into a Head of Accounts role about 4 years ago. In this role, Stephen works closely with onsite teams in Australia, making sure that PeopleScout delivers to the client’s contractual requirements and adding innovation to processes and solutions.

Trends Candidates Should Consider in 2017

As usual at this time of year it would be remiss of us not to take the opportunity to look back over the year and pull out some of the trends that we’ve seen amongst our clients and candidates. I am based in Australia so we’re gearing up for a hot, summer break full of

By | January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Career Growth, Networking, Resume Tips, Social Media Tips, Technology|1 Comment

Game On – The Rise Of Gamification In Recruitment

In my job I spend a lot of time talking to current and potential clients about recruitment.  We discuss what is working, what isn’t working, what the challenges are and how we can help them solve problems that they are facing. One of the main questions that I continue to see from hiring managers is

By | October 3rd, 2016|Categories: During the Interview, Technology|0 Comments

Diversity and Agility of Thought

Here in Australia we’ve been in the thick of graduate recruitment for a number of our clients. Traditionally we have been asked to target specific degree courses that align with their businesses and go from there – you know, engineers for the engineering business – but this year we’re seeing what feels like a significant

By | July 4th, 2016|Categories: Opinion|2 Comments