June Parker | Selection Partners | Executive Recruitment, Melbourne

What makes a good salesperson?

Today’s sales world is so incredibly different than it was ten years ago, or even five. Today’s salesperson works in an extremely complex and fast-paced global environment with tools like the Cloud, laptops, iPad’s, iPhones, social media and apps that allow you to connect anywhere at any time of the day or night. You can easily be in Melbourne working with a client in Brisbane or London.    To…

Are cover letters worth the effort?

When providing career coaching, I am often asked how valuable cover letters are in the application process. I know what needs to go into a ‘good’ cover letter and how much time and effort that entails, so I always want to give an answer that will provide some value and guidance, as many believe the cover letter sits between them and their new role!  Firstly…

2018 Post-holiday Blues

If your festive holiday break feels like a distant memory and you need some encouragement to get focused for 2018, these 7 ideas may help you.  1. Set goals. Even if you’re not in the habit of setting goals, make a point to identify where you are now and where you want to be by the end of the year. This may involve career goals, learning…

Planning for 2018

If you don’t plan, how will you know when you have achieved your goal? With the business world talking about agility, failing fast and moving on, maybe we don’t need to plan too much anymore. Maybe if we plan too much, we are in fact only planning to fail, because we don’t take advantage of opportunities as they arise? Who knows? My advice for 2018…

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….