4 Clever Strategies for job searching during the Pandemic

4 Clever Strategies for job searching during the Pandemic

Looking for work can be a challenging and emotional process at the best of times.  During a pandemic (and subsequent recession), it can often take a lot more effort to secure a role. If you are in a position of looking for work, here are some strategies that may help: Be Visible Thanks to networks…

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Strategy and Planning Tips for Small Businesses

Strategy and Planning Tips for Small Businesses

With 2020 being turned on it’s head, many businesses have had to re-adjust their business strategy to determine how changes to how we live might impact on how we consume goods, services and experiences. As charted in the “COVID-19 Small Business Roadmap to Recovery” by Deloitte, small businesses should take steps to re-focus post pandemic….

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5 Hiring Tips for Businesses During a Pandemic

5 Hiring Tips for Businesses During a Pandemic

While many businesses are experiencing a significant downturn due to COVID-19, many others are growing (healthcare, for example) and need to implement strategies to attract the right candidates in a virtual way. For many companies, the process of shortlisting candidates, interviewing, making offers and then on-boarding, all in a virtual way can be overwhelming and…

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Getting your Business ready for recovery post COVID-19

Getting your Business ready for recovery post COVID-19

Good business is always about people.  For those businesses that have stayed afloat and ‘steadied their ships’ during the recent COVID-19 pandemic, the focus was mostly about looking after their people.  Insightful businesses focused on their staff and their customers before profit.  “Without empathy, nothing works” says José Andrés, Celebrity chef. Focusing on the light at…

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How to help your business prepare for COVID-19

How to help your business prepare for COVID-19

As the pandemic Coronavirus takes hold over our lives, it’s essential to ensure that your business has put in place the necessary policies and procedures to safeguard your staff and clients and your business.  People are feeling anxious, scared and stressed with the high degree of uncertainty about what the impacts might be for them…

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Changes to Payroll to expect in 2020

Changes to Payroll to expect in 2020

Regardless of whether you manage the payroll in-house or use an external agency, it’s important that you’re aware of some recent changes to payroll as well as those coming up. In a bid to reduce wage theft and non-compliance with award payments, employers will have a greater responsibility for record keeping and overtime control measures….

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White lies in your Resume – are they worth it?

White lies in your Resume – are they worth it?

Are white lies ever worth it when securing a job?  A recent landmark case in Australia has resulted in a 25 month jail term with a minimum 12 month non-parole period for a woman who was proven to have lied on her Resume and falsified references. Veronica Hilda Therialt was convicted in December 2019 of…

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The recruitment trends to watch out for in 2020

The recruitment trends to watch out for in 2020

What are the recruitment trends that will impact your business in 2020?  A successful recruitment strategy is focused on securing top talent in a competitive landscape.  The open labour market in 2020 will be distinct from others because it’s the first time in modern history that there will be 5 generations working alongside each other. …

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5 reasons teams fail

5 reasons teams fail

We work with many teams from both a recruitment and HR Management perspective.  It’s easy to spot the teams that are succeeding – they have positive relationships, they trust each other and have an innate understanding of the business goals and how their roles contribute to success. The teams that aren’t succeeding… and dare we…

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