Take a Hint
2 years ago - 2 minutes readI’ve been interviewing a lot of people lately: not only because I’ve had numerous roles to fill for a few different clients, but also because I’ve been getting large volumes of applications to advertised vacancies. Which in and of itself isn’t too surprising, as April/ May is actually one of the peak activity periods during […]
2 years ago - 4 minutes readSometimes, attracting the right candidate to your business is an entirely unpredictable game of chance. The chance that the right candidate will pick up the paper and see your recruitment advertisement at the right time, or the chance an incumbent will happen to notice your advertisement on the front page of ‘Seek’. So with all […]
Should your CV have a selfie?
2 years ago - 3 minutes readThis is a question I get asked fairly often, or is a question I find I ask myself now and then when vetting a potential candidate for a recruitment role, and the answer is almost always, no. In my time reviewing hundreds, if not thousands of CVs in my career so far, I can tell […]
Do you have pegs on your washing line that you only use for the ‘good clothes’?
2 years ago - 3 minutes readOr do you have plush towels in your linen cupboard that are only for guests, fine gilded china only for Christmas Day, or sparkling crystal wine glasses only for ‘special occasions’? I was hanging out the washing today, and at one point, purposefully bypassing the new plastic heavy set pegs with the coloured stripe, I […]
2 years ago - 3 minutes readIt’s been pretty full on lately. We’ve celebrated the Aussie spirit on our national day of remembrance, we’re excitedly on royal baby watch and we’ve been shocked by the earthquake in Nepal. And sometimes life seems like there is so much going on, that everything is swirling around us like a fast moving stream, and […]