June Parker | Selection Partners | Executive Recruitment, Melbourne

Is a LinkedIn Profile Worth the Effort?

Yes and No! Of course, you can get a job without having a LinkedIn profile, but why would you? Your LinkedIn profile is like your resume online, your shop front, your brand to the world. I would suggest any recruiter worth their salt would look at someone’s LinkedIn profile before inviting them in for an interview let alone proactively sourcing them for a job they…

How To Ask For A Pay Rise (Part 2)

If you know you deserve a pay rise and you want to do something about it, but aren’t quite sure how to approach it, to follow are some conversation starters that may assist you. Make sure you have done your research and are prepared before you walk into the meeting. See previous blog for how to prepare. You might like to start the ball rolling…

How To Ask For A Pay Rise (Part 1)

Here’s the deal, we are in full employment, and as a result, good people are hard to find, so if you are a good person, delivering good work and feel underpaid, then simply ask for a pay rise. But wait, before you go running into your manager’s office you need to prepare. Firstly, put yourself in your manager’s shoes. Think what does your manager need from…

How to become an employer of choice

When you read advertisements on Seek, you would be forgiven for thinking most organisations who advertise are in fact employers of choice. Whilst there is a formal employer of choice accreditation which requires organisations to demonstrate their achievements across key areas of Organisational Culture & Leadership; Employee Education, Training & Development; Employee Health, Safety & Satisfaction; Performance Management; and Recognition & Remuneration, there are other organisations…