June Parker | Selection Partners | Executive Recruitment, Melbourne

Engaging employees, is it worth it?

Engaging employees, is it worth it? If you manage people do you consider your interaction with them as satisfying or an annoying distraction? How you think about your employees influences how you feel about them.  My personal belief is that people do the best they can with the resources available to them. I also take it as a given that we all want to work…

7 tips to get a job

7  Tips to Get a Job We all know despite low unemployment it’s still a nerve racking and challenging experience finding a  new job. It’s therefore important to differentiate yourself from the competition especially when you are interviewing for a job you really want! If you are actively looking for a new job, no doubt you will have followed all the usual advice: prepared a…

The Mind

The Mind When the mornings and the evenings are darker and the temperature gets colder, for some of us it’s harder to keep up our positivity and motivation.   This got me thinking about how NLP (neuro linguistic programming) can influence our feelings and how we often fall victim to learned behaviour that in actual fact no longer serves us or is at best unhelpful.  Why…

The Nature of True Dialogue

The Nature of True Dialogue As humans, we sometimes get caught up in our own heads.  Sometimes we feel we are having a great conversation and communicating clearly, when actually we aren’t actively listening nor are we in true dialogue.  Sometimes we are simply waiting our turn to speak, rather than truly listening. I know I have been guilty of this and maybe you have…