Plan B Turns 9!

When I started Plan B in August of 2010, I was simply keen to get to the end of the year. Starting a business is a like jumping off a cliff, and hoping you grow wings. 2011 came along and then the goal was to make it to 2012… and so on. Even though I

Continue Reading

Oh Kate, We’ll Miss You!

It’s always a bittersweet day when you say goodbye to a wonderful team-mate that has been instrumental to the growth and success of your business. Today was one of those days. Kate Smeaton started with Plan B in January 2018 as a Resourcing Consultant, and fast became a favourite with candidates and client thanks to

Continue Reading

Join the Plan B Story!

This is a rare opportunity to springboard your recruitment story with one of Melbourne’s favourite boutique agencies. A little about us… Plan B opened its doors in 2010 with the vision to be one the favourite boutique recruitment agencies in Melbourne. The name came from the idea that when businesses recruit, Plan A is to

Continue Reading

Your time vs. Company time. Who wins?

One of our recently-placed Administrators walked out of a management meeting half-way through stating that “It was now her lunch hour”. Suffice to say, her managers sat there stunned as she waltzed out the door; she had gone from being a temporary contractor to accepting the role permanently a week before. She then quit two

Continue Reading

How to Regain Your Motivation

Everyone has times where they find themselves disinterested in their job. Whether it is a lack of direction, repetition or some other reason, it is a normal reaction to have after settling in.  The problem is, we become less productive in this state, often finding ourselves looking for a new role when it may not

Continue Reading

Work Smarter, Not Harder.

Hard work is necessary to be successful in any job, however there are two versions: working long hours and being unproductive compared to working shorter hours and achieving the same output. There are times where it is important to reflect and ask yourself, could I be working smarter instead of harder? Over the last few

Continue Reading