June Parker | Selection Partners | Executive Recruitment, Melbourne

Retrenchment Conversations

Retrenchment Conversations According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) each year around 2.3 per cent of Australian workers lose their jobs as a result of corporate downsizing or closure.  This means there is a strong likelihood that if you have been in the workforce for over 10+ years you may have been retrenched yourself or at least know someone who has.  For…

Visualisation and mindfulness

Visualisation and mindfulness In today’s world, if you are not feeling over whelmed by technology, work load, and social commitments – I’d like to know where you are working or what you are doing! I recently attended a two-day mindfulness course and as you would expect, I came away more relaxed, more focused and with an improved sense of well-being. Not bad for a course…

Is Coaching Therapy?

Is Coaching Therapy? One of the great pleasures I have in my role is coaching people.   I am so fortunate and privileged to be a catalyst for my clients’ growth and change.  Before I am engaged to work with someone, I sometimes I get asked a bunch of interesting questions such as “ Are you a therapist?” and whilst coaching at times may delve into…

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…