Tobias Kenway | Selection Partners | Executive Recruitment, Melbourne

Who’s excited about the upcoming election? Don’t worry, me neither.

Who’s excited about the upcoming election? Don’t worry, me neither. I have long abandoned my engagement in politics as a spectator sport. I sense that I’m not the only one that is frustrated with our state of government, and the hopelessness I feel when the day arrives that I’m told it’s compulsory that I vote, and I lose my Saturday. I don’t support ANY government…

No dearth in the SPAM market……Or variety for that matter!

No dearth in the SPAM market……Or variety for that matter! This morning my Junk email folder housed four new emails – all as fresh as a daisy (Good job Microsoft by the way). Whilst I am alarmed that the volume of spam I am getting is ever increasing, I am more alarmed at how un-original these attempted scams are. Four of the five emails received…

Recruitment in 2016

Recruitment in 2016 As outlined in my 2015 Recruitment Forecast (here), there has been a lot of change in Australia, and globally for that matter, in 2015. Locally we have seen our infrastructure sector kick into gear after what has been 3 years of very low activity. The most significant influences in the Australian economy in 2015 has been: A dramatic downturn in the mining…

Where is the balance?

Where is the balance?  The age-old debate around work/life balance continues… The simple truth is that the way we work has changed dramatically. This may be due to globalisation and the requirement to work across multiple time zones; greater requirement for travel; family impacts; project deadlines… Luckily, rapid advances in technology have assisted us to adapt, stay connected and work outside of the office, and…