February, 2014 | Selection Partners | Executive Recruitment, Melbourne

Beat the stress…

You’re stressed, have huge deadlines to meet, working overtime, eating junk, drinking lots of coffee and not sleeping….  Sounds like a problem that many of us face and something where it’s perceived as ‘normal’ in your industry or at your level in the great hierarchy of your great big company.  After all, you do get paid the big bucks right?    You are the ‘man or…

What Marine Biology taught me about recruitment…

First, let me preface by establishing that I’m not working in the field of marine biology. My first year classes were full of passionate, altruistic people looking to establish a career protecting the oceans wildlife. We all wanted to save the whales and the turtles! As our university careers progressed, the commercial realities of our chosen career paths started to sink in. There is no…

Ready for change? Or has it started?

Late last year I was lucky to be a guest at a Board Meeting of the Asia Pacific Logistics Federation (APLF) in Sydney.  What stood out for me was the cooperation between a dozen countries and their thirst for learning.  It was interesting that as the media was reporting about tensions between China and Japan,  I observed the current Chair who was from China, hand…