February, 2016 | Selection Partners | Executive Recruitment, Melbourne

Remember, interviews are a two-way street

Remember, interviews are a two-way street Whilst it may seem obvious that attending an interview is about both the employer and the potential candidate finding out more about each other, in my role as an interview and career coach, I regularly find that candidates have not considered what questions they should ask at the interview. In many cases this is due to the fact that…

The future of Warehousing… is up

The future of Warehousing… is up This morning I was a guest at a breakfast hosted by a prominent consulting firm.  The topic was Property, Warehousing and Automation.  As a Director of a Talent Consultancy Firm and a Director of one of the most prominent Supply Chain Associations in Australia I attend a few of these presentations.  This was however the first time I can…

Australia, prepare for the new war on talent!

Australia, prepare for the new war on talent! Since the global economic downturn, we have witnessed a spike in M&A activity (which can tend to be the case). We have seen: The acquisition and re-branding of Abigroup and Bauldersone to Lend Lease; Leighton Holdings Group acquired by ACS, which has then onsold John Holland to CCCC and merged Leighton Contractors and Thiess to rebrand to…

Emotional Intelligence in bed

Emotional Intelligence in bed I am working from home, having just had ankle reconstruction.  This means whilst I have pain, which I am controlling with drugs, I’m not really “sick” in the true sense of the word. I am not sneezing or coughing nor do I have a temperature.  Lying in bed however with my leg raised for maximum healing, has given me ample time…