The average employee receives 121 emails per day and sends roughly 40. That is a huge amount of information that we are expected to not only read but also understand, interpret and respond to. Anxiety, stress, lack of focus and confusion are all common side affects of a never ending influx of emails. In the
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
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
Spending 38 hours of the week in an office is a reality most people endure, whether you are passionate about your work or simply in need of a pay check. Either way, the chances are that you will want to feel fulfilled and productive during this time, a feat not easily achieved. Maintaining a work
Taking on a temp role can be a great way to get into a new company. You can build your skills, integrate yourself within the culture and, ideally, be offered a permanent role. There are times however where companies become lax in initiating the temp to perm process. For whatever reason, there are occasions where,
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
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
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
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.
As a recruiter, when you are working on a role with an accounting firm and you open a CV that expresses interest in becoming a Veterinary nurse, you immediately question whether the applicant has even looked at the role. If a passion for the industry is essential, you may have just lost yourself that job.