June Parker | Selection Partners | Executive Recruitment, Melbourne

To Gig Or Not To Gig

About 2.5 million Australians are now employed on a casual basis, according to The Australian Bureau of Statistics. That’s more than a quarter of the workforce. What is the gig economy you might ask?  The gig economy is an ever-increasing group of people who are choosing to no longer work 9-5 for one employer in favour of working independently on a task by task or project by…

Does Outsourcing in HR work?

I recently attended a Diversity & Inclusion summit hosted by EEON (Equal Employment Opportunity Network), it was a wonderful conference full of information, inspiration and hope. The reason I share this in the context of this blog is that the speakers acknowledged those who struggled who came before them and on whose work they built. This acknowledgement was honest and heartfelt. It also enabled them…

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…