Is Using an Agency the Right Move?

As Plan B Recruitment is an agency, you might think it is weird that we are writing this article. Truth be told, honesty is the best policy and it isn’t always a common practice in this industry. Recruitment agencies can be a fantastic way to find great candidates on short notice, or within candidate short

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Saying no to bad jobs

When looking for work, there are times where you receive no offers and times where you receive multiple at once. Sometimes these offers and roles are going to be amazing, but this isn’t always the case. There will be times where the only offers you receive are either paying substantially less than you’d hoped, with

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How to stand out as an applicant

Have you been applying for jobs for a while and not hearing back? Some roles will always receive high volumes of applications. There are a few tricks to making sure you’re not overlooked. Brush up your CV. If your CV looks bland, chances are it won’t grab the attention of a recruiter. Make sure you’re

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Thinking about temping?

Permanent work isn’t always possible for everyone. Whether it is due to Visa restrictions, personal limitations or simply a short term financial solution while looking for permanent work, temping is a great way to build experience, skills, diversity and, let’s be honest, income. Whatever the reason behind needing temp work may be, there are a

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The candidate’s offer

The job market has become increasingly competitive for both candidates and organisations. Companies are having to become more and more competitive in their offers to candidates in order to secure the best talent. A few months ago, I was speaking to a friend of mine who works in internal recruitment. She expressed the issues she

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Tips for your first day

The night before starting any new job is always filled with anticipation, excitement and, unfortunately, nerves and anxiety. There are a lot of worries that everyone has before their first day. Some worry about fitting in with a new team and being liked, others worry about their performance and not knowing what to do. Working

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Social Media in the Workforce

It would be a revelation to none to say that the Internet is how employers are meeting and assessing potential employees. While the majority of Australians will troll Seek and other job boards to find new opportunities, it is worth noting that perhaps the most powerful tool at your fingertips is your social media accounts.

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