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.
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You’ve probably heard the general points made about your Resume. Are there spelling mistakes? Is the grammar questionable? Is it too long? Why did you choose that photo? But it’s often it is the ‘one percenters’ that can be interpreted by recruiters in ways you might not have thought of. I’ve chosen four common ones,
A month into a new year, it’s only natural to reflect upon where we’ve been and where we’re going. For some of us, this is a relatively straight forward exercise – we continue doing what we’ve been doing, in the good faith that this will be a constant for the foreseeable future. However, for those
Some people tell stories of how they are in their dream job and that every morning they wake up excited to go into the office. While this fairytale may come true for a lucky few, the truth is, work is work and there are going to be days where you want to hit snooze for
Planning and preparing for a job interview has many advantages, the key one being that you’re more likely to ace the meeting and come out as one of, if not the preferred candidate. As a recruiter, I conduct and receive feedback on interviews constantly and have gained a strong understanding of the biggest interview prepping
I’m excited about the year ahead & have set goals for Plan B higher standards of service quality to both our clients and talent pool. To reach these new heights, I’ve been lucky enough to find one of Melbourne’s brightest young stars in Recruitment – Kate Smeaton. She only started this week, and already she’s