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  • AI in recruitment: The good, the bad and the ugly

    14 days ago

    ​Artificial intelligence is increasingly being used by employers (and recruiters) to help decide who to hire… but what are the implications for candidates and their future bosses? How will AI in recruitment change the hiring process? And how will the automation of some tasks transform the skills that hiring managers need? These are big questions, and not of the answers are ...

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    AI in recruitment: The good, the bad and the ugly
  • Hiring? These 2024 recruitment trends are worth knowing

    28 days ago

    ​With 2024 now well and truly underway, if hiring could be on the cards for you this year, there’s no better time to ensure your finger is on the pulse when it comes to the recruitment trends the world will witness in 2024. To help you do exactly that, our team of recruitment specialists has pooled their expert knowledge of the sector - from proactively engaging talent at al...

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  • Politics At Work: Managing Teams With Conflicting Views

    5 months ago

    ​Politics right around the world seem to be getting more and more divisive, and it’s impossible to avoid the topic in our day-to-day conversations — including at work. Conversations can often get tense when people on your team have conflicting opinions, whether it’s about politics or something else. With the referendum on the Indigenous Voice to Parliament just around the co...

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    Politics At Work: Managing Teams With Conflicting Views
  • Maintaining professional boundaries as an interviewee: The do’s and don’ts

    6 months ago

    If your application has been impressive enough to get you an interview, the job you’re hoping for could be yours — provided you perform well during the interview. Even the most experienced professionals can let their nerves get the better of them and cross a professional boundary that jeopardises their chances of being offered the role. What are professional boundaries?​Pro...

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  • How to resign the right way

    6 months ago

    ​The average person changes jobs every two years and nine months. You may change jobs more or you may change jobs less but the fact remains, it’s important for everyone to learn the right (and wrong) way to resign from a role so you can maintain your professionalism and avoid hindering your future job prospects. Whether you’re leaving your job because you’ve accepted another...

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    How to resign the right way
  • Recruitment Tip: Why job hopping isn’t always a red flag

    7 months ago

    ​From many hiring managers, job hopping is viewed negatively as traditional thinking has dictated that employees should stay at a company for the long term – or at least a few years. But job hopping is becoming more and more common, with many employees that swiftly switch roles, and gaining career skills and experience at a far faster rate than their counterparts as a resul...

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    Employers typically view job hopping as a risk, however, in recent years, job hopping has become more common. Is it a recruitment red flag? Read more now.
  • The crucial first step in any recruiting process

    7 months ago

    ​About to start recruiting? Whether it’s a new role or an existing vacancy, whether you intend to use a recruiter or manage the end-to-end hiring process yourself, there is one crucial step we see hiring managers forget about time and time again when it comes to their recruitment process… And overlooking this step has big ramifications:It can slow down your entire hiring pro...

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    The crucial first step in any recruiting process
  • 6 ways to improve teamwork in your workplace

    8 months ago

    ​There is no denying that effective teamwork is key to an organisation’s success. Good teamwork keeps employees motivated, happy, and productive - all of which are known to positively impact company profits. When teamwork is effective, problem-solving becomes easier, as people with different skills and knowledge will work together to produce creative solutions.In contrast, 8...

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  • Should I apply if I don't meet all the job requirements?

    8 months ago

    ​When you find a job description that captures your interest, disappointment can sometimes follow if your skills and experience don’t perfectly align with the job requirements. You might question whether you’re qualified enough to apply for the job and be tempted to let the opportunity pass you by. But before you do, it’s worth understanding how job ads are typically writ...

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  • How to conduct an effective interview

    9 months ago

    Candidate interviews are a crucial step in any business’s recruitment process. It’s an opportunity to really get to know a potential employee - to get a more detailed understanding of their skills and experience, as well as their attitude, goals, cultural fit, and communication skills.If you’re responsible for conducting interviews within your business, it’s important to equ...

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  • 4 ways to improve your recruitment process to attract top talent

    9 months ago

    ​In recent years, Australia’s unemployment rate has sat at historic lows. If you’re a candidate in the job market, this is great news. But if you’re an employer, looking for a competent, capable and skilled employee, the recruitment process isn’t as easy as it once was. ​With a shrinking talent pool, and the reality being that many of the best candidates are already working ...

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    4 Ways To Improve Your Recruitment Process To Attract Top Talent
  • Are hybrid workplaces here to stay? Here’s what the research says

    10 months ago

    ​In recent years, the way we work has shifted. Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, companies who once swore remote working wasn’t viable, suddenly had to make this new mode of work happen overnight. And they did, but this shift towards remote work isn’t the only workplace trend the pandemic prompted. It also led to the Great Resignation, with many employees quitting their jo...

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    Are Hybrid Workplaces Here To Stay? What Research Can Tell Us
  • Recession incoming? 5 clever employee benefits you can negotiate instead of salary

    11 months ago

    If a recession is on the horizon, negotiating the salary you want may become more challenging. In Australia, job mobility (i.e. the number of people changing jobs) is currently much higher than it was pre-pandemic. And while the RBA believes the job market is going to stay much the same for the next few years, other experts believe we’ve hit a turning point and the unemploy...

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    5 Employee Benefits To Consider In An Economic Downturn
  • Your company culture could help you deal with a recession in 2023

    11 months ago

    ​Will Australia face a recession in 2023? In the midst of slow economic growth, experts are yet to agree on an outcome. According to the Commonwealth Bank, we should narrowly avoid a recession in 2023, while other sources remain uncertain, saying the likelihood of a recession has increased. Either way, everyone agrees growth is slowing sharply. And with our country’s economi...

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    Your Company Culture Could Help You Deal With A  Recession In 2023
  • How to build trust in the workplace (and why it’s essential)

    12 months ago

    At work, trust is fundamental to employee success, manager performance and a leader's effectiveness. Developing a culture of trust begins at the top, but everyone has a role to play in building trusting relationships with their colleagues. While trust is an important ingredient in building successful careers (no matter what stage you’re at) and companies, according to a rep...

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    How To Build Trust In The Workplace (And Why It’s Essential)
  • Assessing your workplace culture: 5 steps leadership need to take

    about 1 year ago

    ​Are you keeping your finger on the pulse of your workplace culture? Can you easily define and explain your workplace culture to a client or a prospective employee? Everything from productivity to retention depends on your workplace culture. In order for your company to thrive and grow, you must know what your employees want and if your company’s values are being translated ...

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    Assessing Workplace Culture: 5 Steps Leadership Need To Take
  • 5 things you need to consider when choosing your next job

    about 1 year ago

    It’s safe to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed not only the way we work but our expectations around work as well. For many, the global crisis was a wake-up call and gave them the push they needed to start their own business or seek out better job opportunities. While making these big life decisions can be exciting and empowering, there can be a downside to making i...

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    How To Choose Your Next Job
  • What does workplace culture mean? Can you define yours?

    about 1 year ago

    ​Fostering happy, high-performing employees involves so much more than offering a competitive salary. While salary might be the initial drawcard for some job seekers (from our own research we've found that salary is a top priority when comparing job offers), it isn’t always enough to persuade talented employees to accept a role or to stay at the company long-term. According...

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  • How to achieve career success in 2023

    about 1 year ago

    ​Did you know that only 8% of people who set New Year’s goals actually achieve them? That’s right — the number of people who achieve their well-intentioned goals by the time the end of the year rolls around is less than 1 in 13. Why is this number so low? Well, we often start with the best of intentions but without a clear roadmap to guide us, our goals tend to fall by the ...

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  • 4 employee trends your company can't afford to ignore in 2023

    about 1 year ago

    ​While life finally feels like it’s returning to normal (fingers crossed), the aftermath of the pandemic unfortunately isn’t going to disappear with the new year. In saying that, 2023 is already shaping up to have a new range of opportunities and challenges in store for workplaces and managers with direct reports, in particular. From figuring out your work-from-home ...

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