Career advice

What Are Enterprise Skills and Why Do You Need Them

Working in the recruitment industry, I am constantly meeting people in the job market looking to find their next “dream job”. It is evident in the very early stages of an interview which candidates will excel and stand out amongst the large pool o...


Employer insights

A Poetry Tribute: Happiness at Work

Did you know tomorrow is the International Day of Happiness? When I wrote this poem a few weeks back, who would have thought we’d be where we are right now? The International Day of Happiness is ce...


Employer insights

Making Your Workplace More LGBTQIA+ Friendly

My work in recruitment has exposed me to some blatant discrimination experienced by LGBTQIA+ identifying candidates. Whilst the law prohibits this, I have seen these individuals dismissed and overl...


Job hunting tips

Are Years of Experience a True Measure When Applying for a New Job

My partner was thinking of moving on from his current role and in true fashion, he came to me to have a chat about being a job seeker, editing his CV and applying for roles (not that he ever listen...


Employer insights

The Benefits of Hiring Older Workers

Statistics speak for themselves: By 2031, one in every five Kiwis will be 65+ years old. One in seven Australians are currently aged 65 or over. And as the baby-boomer generation ages, there will b...


Job hunting tips

The Top 5 Most Desirable Employee Benefits

Discover the top 5 most desirable employee benefits Getting paid has traditionally been the main reason for going to work, however, in recent years, employees and job seekers are looking at what be...


Career advice

10 Big Ideas For 2020

Another year just flew by, and as we gear up for the year ahead, it is a good time to reflect on what happened in the last decade and what is yet to come. So here we are, guys! Here is my take on t...


Employer insights

Can You Please Organise the Morning Tea Catering

Unless you’re an experienced event manager, these words may fill you with dread. With all the new diets, lifestyles and allergies around today, catering for the modern workplace morning tea is no l...


Employer insights

Hire Experts to do an Expert’s Job

I remember many years ago (single and mingling days, and pre-children) when I was house sharing. We lived in a brand-new townhouse and at the back, the small muddy “garden” needed to be paved. My f...


Expert series

Making Great First Impressions

It takes as little as two seconds to form an impression of someone you meet for the first time. Across several studies, participants were asked to give their impressions of teachers based on record...

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