March, 2018 | Selection Partners | Executive Recruitment, Melbourne

Donald Trump and the Importance of Behavioural Interviews

“I really believe I’d run in there, even if I didn’t have a weapon.” Donald Trump on the Florida High School Shooting President Trump’s bold hypothetical statements in the aftermath of the fatal school shooting which left 17 people dead, is, as an extreme example, at the heart of what recruiters and hiring managers are often conflicted with when gauging the suitability of an employee…

HR & Technology: Combining both worlds

Given we are in ‘full employment’ by industry standards, finding good people with the right skills will continue to be challenging for organisations and recruitment firms.  The way we do this and how we communicate with potential talent is key to how our organisations are viewed, the brand we have and the candidate experience. Technology is going to be a massive help to HR professionals…

The 3 Key Traits of a Successful Salesperson

I’ve met with thousands of sales people, literally thousands. Being a sales recruitment specialist at Selection Partners means that every commercial interaction with a client or a candidate will have me promoting my services to someone who is pitching their product/service every day.  With this experience comes some clarity about what common qualities outstanding sales professionals have within them. Want to know what that is?…

International Women’s Day: Press For Progress

When I started a search firm dedicated to sourcing female talent for industry, I was told by many people, including loved ones, that I was crazy. And in many ways they were right. What ensued was a frequently challenging and oft unrewarding time in my career. I watched good, strong competitors close down when there should be enough space for 100 more businesses like us,…