Category: Hiring Strategies

Top Recruitment Mistakes

Poor office hires cost time and money for many Australian businesses, and whilst many firms are investing heavily in talent development, recruitment processes are often rushed and not standardised. Here we explore just some of the top recruitment mistakes that can effect the recruitment outcome and staff selection. Rushing the hire. “I need someone yesterday” – is […]

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EMPLOYING CANDIDATES WITH A VISA

It’s a scenario that you may be faced with at any time during the recruitment process, that “perfect candidate” applies, but they are a Foreign National and therefore require sponsorship. So, what should you do?  Carry on looking or investigate the candidate further? There are both advantages and disadvantages to employee/employer sponsorship – the Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) […]

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GETTING THE MOST OUT OF AN INTERVIEW

Whilst I advise candidates to prepare for interview, I often presume the employer is doing the same. However, on many an occasion, I’ve been proven otherwise. A good candidate is an inquisitive one, and someone who is eager to sell their ability and find the right career to meet their needs. A good interviewer is […]

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Hiring Mature Aged Workers

We have worked with many different businesses and many different department managers, with each having their own point of view of the “ideal culture fit.” For those who are open to “candidates regardless of age,” you can often bag yourself a bargain. Whilst there is a stigma attached to mature-aged workers, these days the old […]

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