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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…

Coolest Offices in Australia

In our lives as recruiters and HR Consultants, we get to visit some pretty swanky offices.  Some like DropBox, Medibank Private and Civilex come to mind.  We also think our office is pretty cool with our high kitchen table which seats 16 in our kitchen that is used more than my kitchen at home.  Ahh, the amazing smells that emanate from the oven at lunch…

Developing Capability within Your Team

So you’ve got a team in place, they‘re all experienced, performing well and enjoying their roles within the company. Surely your job as manager is done and you can now sit back and enjoy the rewards that have come from your hiring & induction process? No, definitely not. There is always space to improve capability within a team – no matter how successful they are. Here…

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…

Donald Trump and the Importance of Behavioural Interviews

“I really believe I’d run in there, even if I didn’t have a weapon.” Donald Trump on the Florida High School Shooting President Trump’s bold hypothetical statements in the aftermath of the fatal school shooting which left 17 people dead, is, as an extreme example, at the heart of what recruiters and hiring managers are often conflicted with when gauging the suitability of an employee…