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Six Ways to Structure a Cover Letter That Will Get You Noticed

By Jill Wells | May 17, 2022

Sending a cover letter in Australia is not an outdated concept. In fact, almost 83% of recruiters agree that while they’re not strictly necessary, a well-presented cover letter could give you an edge over your competition. Cover letters not only can prove you’re a good fit, but also can be the deciding factor in whether […]

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Here Are 5 of the Best Employee Retention Strategies for 2022

By Jill Wells | May 17, 2022

Did you know that 40% of employees around the world are thinking about quitting their job? Losing staff means having to go through the hiring process again, training new members of the team, and integrating staff. In other words, it’s a lot of time, money, and hassle. This is where employee retention comes in. By […]

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6 Questions to Never Ask in an Interview as an Employer

By Jill Wells | April 25, 2022

There are countless articles out there that are centered around how you should and shouldn’t behave in a job interview and questions to never ask in an interview—for interview candidates. But what about when the tables are turned? What are the Dos and Don’ts for those conducting the interview? What Are the Worst Questions to […]

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How to Deal With Job Rejection: Recruitment Agencies Weigh In

By Jill Wells | April 21, 2022

As of March 2022, Australia had 551,300 unemployed people who wanted to work. That means if you’re seeking a job at the moment, you’re not alone. The good news is that thousands of unemployed people get jobs every month across the country. In fact, the number of unemployed people between February and March this year […]

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Hybrid Working – How To Make It Work for Your Company

By Jill Wells | March 31, 2022

Since the pandemic, 74% of people prefer hybrid work over traditional office setups. Even though this is not surprising as everyone got used to working at home, it can be hard making it work for your company. Creating a successful hybrid work environment means you need to plan, adjust, and use technology to your advantage. […]

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How to Ask for a Raise at Work

By Jill Wells | March 23, 2022

Asking your employer for a raise can be intimidating for many employees. Believe it or not, as many as two-thirds of employees believe they deserve a pay raise, but only a few will ask for one! Fortunately, if you know how to ask for a raise, it isn’t as scary, and you may just get […]

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When Is the Right Time to Leave Your Job?

By Jill Wells | February 14, 2022

Imagine starting your dream job at the beginning of your career. After a few years, you start to feel like the job isn’t as great as it seemed at first, so you wonder when to look for a new job. Everyone can have good and bad days, even at the perfect job. However, if you […]

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How to give valuable, effective and constructive feedback to employees

By Jill Wells | February 5, 2022

Did you know that 85 percent of employees take more initiative when they receive feedback in the workplace? When you pair that with the fact that 65 percent of employees actually want to receive feedback, it is easy to see why it is important to provide this in your business. Providing employee feedback is not […]

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How Do You Ensure You Work Well in a Team?

By Jill Wells | January 20, 2022

How do you ensure you work well in a team? It’s a tricky question. Are you someone who is looking to be the best you can be? If so, you’re in luck! In this blog post, we will explore how to work well with others and be a valuable contributor in any employment position. It […]

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Hiring Ex-employees – Is This a Smart Thing to Do?

By Jill Wells | January 5, 2022

Are you looking for a way to get top-tier talent on your staff? Do you need a fresh perspective on your team to get the creative juices flowing? If so, then you need to learn all that you can about hiring ex-employees.  While most employers perceive this to be a bad idea, it’s quite the […]

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HR Manager holding a resume for a corporate job

Six Ways to Structure a Cover Letter That Will Get You Noticed

Sending a cover letter in Australia is not an outdated concept. In fact, almost 83% of recruiters agree that while they’re not strictly necessary, a well-presented cover letter could give you an edge over your competition. Cover letters not only can prove you’re a good fit, but also can be the deciding factor in whether […]
staff sitting at laptop and enjoying working together

Here Are 5 of the Best Employee Retention Strategies for 2022

Did you know that 40% of employees around the world are thinking about quitting their job? Losing staff means having to go through the hiring process again, training new members of the team, and integrating staff. In other words, it’s a lot of time, money, and hassle. This is where employee retention comes in. By […]
Hiring Managers interviewing candidate

6 Questions to Never Ask in an Interview as an Employer

There are countless articles out there that are centered around how you should and shouldn’t behave in a job interview and questions to never ask in an interview—for interview candidates. But what about when the tables are turned? What are the Dos and Don’ts for those conducting the interview? What Are the Worst Questions to […]

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