How to Have a Successful Day

We are all susceptible to moments of procrastination and unproductivity. Having said that, it’s likely that it is not something that your boss praises you for and in the end, you’re only slowing down the progress of your day. Towards the 5.00pm mark, you might be hit with a wall of panic and regret that [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|Career|Comments Off on How to Have a Successful Day

Why Does the Recruitment Agency Take my Photo?

Yesterday, I took a call from a disgruntled candidate who had been interviewed by one our experienced consultants in the people2people Sydney office. This is not common and I was surprised to get the call but also very keen to hear the feedback.As it happens, the candidate, an experienced legal secretary and executive assistant was [...]

By | February 26th, 2017|Job Hunting|Comments Off on Why Does the Recruitment Agency Take my Photo?

10 Things to Do on a Short Business Flight

So you’re on a short flight for business. You have about an hour or so and it’s an early morning flight because you are only away for the day. Your boss doesn’t like paying for a hotel! So what can you do to make this time as productive as possible? Well here are ten things [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Business|Comments Off on 10 Things to Do on a Short Business Flight

The Importance of Setting up a Professional Voicemail

Hey, how are you doing? Sorry you can’t get through….. Hello there jobseeker, yes you, scrolling through the internet, applying for jobs which interest you. I’m sure you have applied for multiple roles with different companies and your recruitment consultant. Before you send your resume out to the corners of the earth, please make sure [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|Business|Comments Off on The Importance of Setting up a Professional Voicemail

New Year, New Job!

This is a common phrase we hear in the first few months of every New Year. This year it could actually be a reality! With one month behind us (can you believe it?!), the recruitment market in February is now in full swing. January 2017 picked up where 2016 left off, very busy! All recruiters [...]

By | February 19th, 2017|Career|Comments Off on New Year, New Job!

How Crickets and Tumbleweeds are Hurting your Brand

I am sure there are thousands of stories in the job seeker world surrounding rogue/cowboy recruiters, who never get back in touch after the big sell and subsequent resume submittal. Basically it’s the old grasshopper and tumbleweed scenario. This never bodes well for a consultant looking to build a reputation in the market as a [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|Business|Comments Off on How Crickets and Tumbleweeds are Hurting your Brand

The Art of Email

Email etiquette. Like you, I am immersed in emails, and if you don’t’ mind me saying, it seems that a lot and I mean a lot of people, don’t quite understand it. It’s actually quite frustrating when you receive hundreds of emails during the week and so many of them don’t make much sense at [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Business|Comments Off on The Art of Email

The Most Refreshing Meeting I’ve Had in a Long Time!

Recently I had one of the most refreshing client meetings I have had in a long time. I was meeting with a Director of a Global Business to discuss the recruitment of a critical leadership role. The role is an important one, with significant responsibility and this Director, quite rightly, had some very clear criteria [...]

By | February 12th, 2017|Business|Comments Off on The Most Refreshing Meeting I’ve Had in a Long Time!

What Makes Your Company a Great Place to Work?

One thing I love about my job is visiting law firms and finding out what makes them a great place to work. I recruit for a range of firms from boutique practices through to top-tier firms with stunning views across Melbourne. Some firms have impressive corporate reception areas and walls hung with paintings from the [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Business|Comments Off on What Makes Your Company a Great Place to Work?

Want to increase sales? Here’s why you shouldn’t hire a ‘relationship builder’

Want to increase sales? Here’s why you shouldn’t hire a ‘relationship builder’ Ok, so I’d like to start by saying that building relationships is obviously an integral part of any sales process. Depending upon the product or service you offer, length of sales’ cycle, prospect, and many other factors; the way your sales team build [...]

By | February 6th, 2017|Business|Comments Off on Want to increase sales? Here’s why you shouldn’t hire a ‘relationship builder’