How to Hire and Onboard new Staff – remotely

How to Hire and Onboard new Staff – remotely

Depending on the nature of your business’ approach to how and where your employees work, many businesses have had to pivot to virtual interviewing and remote onboarding over the past 2 years.  Additionally, many businesses have been exposed to the benefits of having virtual staff (decreased overheads, unexpected pleasing outputs) and are re-thinking their business…

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The great resignation – and how it might affect your business

The great resignation – and how it might affect your business

Remember when the key Talent Acquisition metrics that businesses focused on were related to talent attraction?  How to attract the best and brightest talent to their organisation?  Post pandemic, the focus has now shifted to retention.  The effect of the pandemic has left many people re-assessing their priorities and their expectations.  The term ‘the great…

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Why a strong Employer Brand is more important than ever

Why a strong Employer Brand is more important than ever

When executed effectively, having a strong Employer Brand attracts high-calibre candidates to your organisation and increases your retention rates.  Your Employer Brand is your identity and reputation as an Employer in the market.  Employer Branding is important not just to attract the right talent to your business but it also increases the engagement and commitment…

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What the latest Employment figures mean for Australian businesses

What the latest Employment figures mean for Australian businesses

Market Research group Roy Morgan has shown strong employment figures for the period of June 2021.  There was a ‘record high’ of 13.36 million people employed during the month, with 8.8 million of these being full-time roles.  The under employment rate remained the same as the previous month – 8.5%.   As well as this, job…

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Some unconventional tips for job seekers

Some unconventional tips for job seekers

If you’ve been hunting for a new job and haven’t been successful, you’ve probably been following the standard job search processes such as updating your LinkedIn Profile, sharpening your Resume and making contact with your extended network.  So if these things aren’t working, what can you do differently that might help you land a job?…

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Understanding the new World of Work

Understanding the new World of Work

During the pandemic of 2020, most organisations were forced to enter into a Work-from-Home model where businesses implemented a range of strategies to manage remote workers. This included programs like Zoom and Microsoft Teams so workers could communicate with each other remotely.  Many businesses that had to recruit during this time had to use remote…

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How your Network can help you land the job you want

How your Network can help you land the job you want

We love the saying ‘Your network is your net worth.’  It’s true.  So, what exactly is your network and what role does it have in your career? ‘A personal network is a set of human contacts known to an individual, with whom that individual would expect to interact at intervals to support a given set of activities.’ Wikipedia A network isn’t about the amount…

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A new branch in Geelong

A new branch in Geelong

In the midst of COVID lockdown, many businesses were downsizing, working remotely and forced to find alternate growth strategies. Flexi Personnel was no different, but also seized the opportunity to open up a new office in Geelong, part of the long term growth plan for the business, increasing it’s branches to 4: Laverton, Melbourne City,…

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The top five ways to show appreciation to your employees

The top five ways to show appreciation to your employees

Making employees feel acknowledged and appreciated is key to them getting the most out of their career.  Other benefits include increased work output and tenure. Survey results show that 40% of employees feel that the recognition they receive at work is an empty gesture.  So what are the best ways to show appreciation of your…

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How Managers can best support the mental health of their workers

How Managers can best support the mental health of their workers

One of the impacts of Coronavirus is the effect it’s had on employee mental health.  Depending on the nature of the work that employees undertake, many people have experienced heightened levels of anxiety due to impacts in their living situations, impacts on their employment status and their relationships.  Many relationships were impacted negatively by COVID. …

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