December, 2017 | Selection Partners | Executive Recruitment, Melbourne

Oh What a Year….

Like a lot of professional services firms, Selection Partners have had a great year.  We have grown our team, we have moved into our new headquarters in the Melbourne CBD and we have opened a new office in Sydney.  However, we’ve lost a couple of our founding team members and while we are sad to lose them, this also gave us a chance to reflect….

Selection Partners End of Year Celebration

  The Selection Partners Sydney Office capped off a great year with a celebration in style at the Workclub Sydney Offices. A live band entertained guests whilst Ken and Domenica mixed up a storm (and a mean negroni) at the bar. Guests revelled well into the night. Selection Partners Principal in Sydney Amy Cato said ‘we are really proud of what the Sydney office  has built…

Strategies for embedding flexible work

With the unemployment rate hovering around the 5.5%, finding and keeping great people is vital to organisational success.  If a good employee needs to work flexibly after returning from parental leave or for carers leave or for some other equally important and valid reason, it’s important to implement this smoothly both for them and for others in the organisation.  To follow are some key strategies…

Melbourne v Sydney (Coffee v Beaches)

We all know the rivalry between these two great cities.  Coffee and culture, verses beaches and lifestyle.  Dark coloured clothes verses brighter colours.  It’s all a bit cliché.  But it some ways this rings true for the broader recruitment industry.  Melbourne has always been known professionally as a city where relationships grow and you do business with people you like.  Where Sydney is fast paced…

Interviews – a necessary evil?

Sometimes, even HR struggle when they are on the other side of the interview table.  Interviews are stressful, not many of us enjoy the experience, but they are unfortunately a necessary evil. Whilst many people prepare for questions they might be asked, they often neglect preparing for questions to ask. This is a critical mistake in your job search process, as asking good questions at…