Recruitment and Career | Selection Partners | Executive Recruitment, Melbourne

Sales from a Recruiter’s Perspective – What We Really Think

The size and scope of sales as an employment and business path cannot be understated. As one of our consultants has said, “if you can see it, you can sell it”. There are too many sales roles and specific sales industries to mention, but that doesn’t mean we can’t talk about them. The very nature of sales, the process, why sales matters to a business…

Keeping an Open Mind in an Open Space

Opinions are mixed on the benefits and drawbacks of an open plan office. What cannot be denied though is how we all struggle to remain productive in them. With a layout designed to encourage collaboration, distractions are a sure byproduct, capable of delaying or derailing your focus. As I write this, I am sitting in our own open plan office in Melbourne, complete with communal…

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…

Top Tips For CV Writing

CVs are scanned by the reader for about 7 seconds before a decision is made on whether or not to invest more time in reading. That additional time, if you get it, normally lasts no longer than 2 minutes. When the reader is reviewing tens or maybe hundreds of CVs everyday, standing out for all the right reasons should be your primary concern. 7 to…

5 Tips For Moving Countries From A Career Coach

Moving house can be a daunting experience, and moving country even more so. The list of logistical concerns is long and the list of worries even longer. Will you fit in? Will you find work? Will you make friends?  I recently had this experience moving from Canada to Melbourne, and learned so much in the process about myself, job hunting and the Australian labour market.