The importance of taking a lunch break 3.8 million Australian workers routinely don’t take a lunch break, with one in two of them saying it’s because they are ‘too busy’. - according to research published by The Australia Institute in 2013’s 'Hard to get a break paper'. Of those workers who do take their lunch break, 72% said they often cut it short, worked through or po...Read more
The Importance of Taking a Lunch Break
7 Advantages of Temping
If you have been considering temporary work then now is the perfect time to enter the market. Companies consider hiring temporary staff for a number of reasons which include, assisting with special projects, covering leave of employees, sick days and to trial a staff member before hiring them permanently. Read on the find out the benefits of temp work for you.Find Work Quick...Read more
Why its not OK to leave a job off your CV...
So many times I talk to people who advise me that they have left a job off their CV to make their CV look better or to hide a job that just wasn’t right. My advice to you is simple - don’t ever do this. In todays world with the internet and social media, your digital footprint is everywhere ( don’t think employers don’t look at page 5 of google searching when they sea...Read more
How To Approach Your Boss On Wanting To WFH 2-3 Days!
Whilst we are all glad to be returning to normality and getting back into the office, working from home has been beneficial, convenient, and given us a great work life balance. So it is understandable if you are feeling that keen to work from home 2 – 3 days a week. These days we can basically work from anywhere with a simple internet connection and this pandemic has shown ...Read more
Should I stay or should I go?
At a time where life as we knew it has drastically changed, so too has the Sydney job market. The Covid-19 pandemic prompted a cocktail of events to take place, with the workforce thrown into extended lockdown periods, sudden border closures, homeschooling and visa holders forced to return to their home country. The shortage of talent which resulted from this has given...Read more
Starting a new job - went from office full-time to WFH
Starting a new job can be a daunting at the best if times, but one thing you don’t generally expect to do is to start working from home full time from your first week on the job and for the five months that follow! This has been a common scenario for so many over the past two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Understanding a new role, team and workplace is a lot to take o...Read more
How to make your CV leave a great first impression!
Preparing your CV can be a very time consuming exercise but given its your biggest marketing tool when applying for new roles I suggest you make the time to get it right and I’ve got a few tips for you to make sure it is! Firstly, don’t rush it! Make sure you are 100% happy with the end result before you start sending it out you often only get once chance to make a gre...Read more
New Employee checklist
You’ve found a great employee and they’ve formally accepted an offer to start with your company. Fantastic! But what comes next?All too often we see candidates questioning their decision in the period between accepting an offer and their first week on the job. You can offer all the bells and whistles, however if a candidate arrives on day one and you are not prepared, ...Read more
Onboarding during lockdown
Starting a new team member in the midst of a lockdown can either be a disorganised mess or a successful win. Irrespective of pandemics, the onboarding and induction process is always something that should be a positive experience for both the business and the new starter. We recently assisted in the placement of a team member that was headhunted, interviewed, hired and co...Read more
Ghosting… for hiring managers, recruiters, employees and employers this is a dirty word!!!! I know that circumstances can change, you can lose interest or you can just plain change your mind but whatever you do don’t ghost! Candidates are spoilt for choice right now, it won’t always be this way, make sure you just simply let your recruiter or hiring manager your change...Read more