General Interest | 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…

Manners & Honesty Matter

Manners & Honesty Matter This week I observed a couple of situations which made me think more deeply about manners and why it’s so important in the workplace.  Let me tell you about the first situation. I observed one of my team grappling with the inauthenticity of a candidate that he placed into a role, or at least thought he had!  The candidate met the…

Interview with Selection Partners – Why Sydney?

Shortlist online –– published the following article, 25th October 2017 Executive Women Shortlists has merged into Selection Partners. Executive Women Shortlists was the first firm to be awarded an exemption under the Equal Opportunity Act, allowing its founder Amy Cato to focus on recruiting women into executive and senior roles. “We needed to make a stand and do something different to support our clients who wanted to employ more women…

Senior Women, but not old!

Senior Women, but not old! Congratulations to Jacinda Ardern the next prime minister of New Zealand. Not only is she a woman but she is in her 30’s.   When male maturity seems to be the norm in politics, bucking the system is a wonderful beacon of light for young women all over the world. Jacinda is the country’s third female PM and, at 37, its…