Let me start by making one thing completely clear. The global pandemic may have affected every single industry in one way or another, but it has not put a fundamental stop on recruitment. The media and the internet are both full of stories and opinion pieces that share concerns on job losses and a huge decline in recruitment, and while this may be theCONTINUE READING
Hiring doesn’t get any easier! Many of those involved with internal recruitment find themselves stuck in endless loops of hiring and onboarding new staff, with no real check on attrition rates. Besides a volatile hiring landscape, finding the best person for the job remains the key challenge. This is where Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) makes a case for itself.
For an efficient and efCONTINUE READING
Perhaps you’re looking at a move into 2021 complete with a whole new working wardrobe of pyjamas and slippers, and a few extra “comfort food” pounds. Maybe you’re one of those committed individuals we saw on TV segments and on the news, getting up and about for early morning and lunchtime workouts.
For us, it’s not so much about whCONTINUE READING
by Trudi | Jan 6, 2021 | BLOG
Back in 2019, it was reported that the Australian and New Zealand HVAC industry would reach a total value of $3 billion by 2022. As we move into 2021, having been through a year of huge challenges for most industries due to the COVID-19 pandemic, changing the way that customers interact with businesses, and completely flipping the void between work and home life on its head, is the HVAC industry oCONTINUE READING
10 things we hate about Recruitment Agencies
Today we’re talking recruitment agencies – and yes, before you say, “but aren’t you a recruitment agency too?”, the answer is YES. But that doesn’t mean we have to like them.
(After all, do you think prison wardens like prison? Exactly.)
Is there any industry that is more pushy, more annoying, and more frustratCONTINUE READING
by Trudi | Feb 17, 2021 | BLOG
All too often we see and hear of candidates who believe that, because they are the ones looking for the job, they have the right to make demands of their recruiter and display poor etiquette when it comes to responding to interview requests, providing cover letters, and checking in on their progress.
As a recruiter ourselves, we are here tCONTINUE READING
We’ve all been there.
You pick up the phone to yet another enquiry and proposal from a client, only to remember that they haven’t yet finalised or paid the commission due from a previous hire; or that they never actually got back to you regarding the final selection of a candidate.
In the world of recruitment, unfortunately both clieCONTINUE READING
Is the eight-hour workday over?
This article is one which discusses and presents two different arguments.
Firstly, has the eight-hour workday run its course?
Secondly, is there any weight behind the concept of a five-hour workday being more productive and better for employee retention?
This two-pronged argument is one which has been around for a number of years, as more businesses and organiCONTINUE READING
by Trudi | Apr 8, 2021 | BLOG
by Trudi | Apr 22, 2021 | BLOG
Recruitment has long been a brutal world of expectation and the harshest of realities. From the very first touchpoint of a job advert, through to candidate selection, interviews, and feedback emails, as a recruitment agency our job is and always has been to manage expectations for both parties, and ultimately deliver the best clients to the right job roles for them.
With that said, why is it thatCONTINUE READING
Great leadership is the key to success, great communication is the key to great leadership.
Think of any of our well-known leaders: Bob Hawke, John Howard and the iconic Sir Donald Bradman, spring to mind. Their leadership was powerful because they could inspire people not only to believe in them, but to follow them. It was their ability to articulate their vision that made them successfulCONTINUE READING
How many times have you heard someone proclaim, “The doctor says it’s stress.”?
We occasionally laugh it off, concluding that’s just what doctors say when they don’t know the real answer or diagnosis. The truth is that too much stress plays a role in many diseases, relationship breakdowns and is a large barrier in our pursuit of happiness.
We’ve put togetCONTINUE READING