Do You Use Psychological Testing?

While gathering data for the 2017 people2people post, the recruitment consultants surveyed line managers regarding their various hiring techniques. During this survey, people2people discovered that when hiring sales’ candidates, 31% of our hiring managers used psychometric testing. According to the Institute of Psychometric Testing “Psychometric testing is a standard and scientific method used to measure [...]

By | June 4th, 2017|Business|Comments Off on Do You Use Psychological Testing?

Mature Age Job Seekers

people2people’s 2017 Market Survey Report, our people2people Post is now available. The p2p Post is a comprehensive research document which covers market and salary information for Australia’s Eastern Seaboard. It specifically hones in on salaries paid to staff in various industries and at various levels. The data is fresh and relates specifically to 2017 and [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|Business|Comments Off on Mature Age Job Seekers

What a Banker!

We all know that banks in the Australian marketplace generally are not popular with the public, so much so, that in the 2017 budget, the Federal Treasurer made the decision to slug them with a new $6.2b tax, knowing that the electorate would generally be pretty OK with a little bank bashing. As a business [...]

By | May 29th, 2017|Business|Comments Off on What a Banker!

Preparing Your Referees

So you’ve got through a few rounds of interviews, and your prospective new employer has asked to speak with your referees, so you are in serious contention for getting this new role. You are 90% of the way there to having that dream new job, but please DON’T under estimate the importance of this stage. [...]

By | May 28th, 2017|Job Hunting|Comments Off on Preparing Your Referees

The Truth Hurts or in This Case the Lies Hurt

What to do if you’re in a temp role and you need time off for an unconventional reason? So you’ve committed to a temporary role through an agency, and something has happened in your personal life that is stopping you from going in to work tomorrow.  Perhaps you had a fight with your partner, your [...]

By | May 17th, 2017|Career|Comments Off on The Truth Hurts or in This Case the Lies Hurt

Should I take the Money or My Dream Job?

I’ve previously been told that workers can fall into two categories. There are those who are hungry for the money; they’ll do whatever it takes to earn those top dollars and they love the thrill of the chase. The second category are those who will more than happily step aside from the high earning role [...]

By | May 15th, 2017|Career|Comments Off on Should I take the Money or My Dream Job?

Should You Take a Sick Day, or Not?

As the cooler months start to hit us, we’re not only finding it just a little more difficult to get out of bed on these crispier mornings, but we are also surrounded by cold and flu germs! When one of your colleagues catches a virus, then it’s sure to work its way around the office [...]

By | May 14th, 2017|Business|Comments Off on Should You Take a Sick Day, or Not?

We Are Not in Kansas Anymore Toto. Discovering and Following your Yellow Brick Road.

Individuality is what makes us great, I know it’s a slight paradox, but please hear me out. Imagine we all had the same aspirations, the same dreams, the same love for a certain genre of music and the same taste in cuisines. Boring right? But what’s even worse and a far scarier thought than a [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|Career|Comments Off on We Are Not in Kansas Anymore Toto. Discovering and Following your Yellow Brick Road.

Five Reasons Why a High Performer Would Work for You

The competition for talent is now very strong in some markets, so what can you do to make yourself standout as an employer?  What attracts one person to work with one company, can be very different to what attracts another person, however these five things never really change for high performers: INNOVATIVE CULTURE Businesses which [...]

By | May 8th, 2017|Business|Comments Off on Five Reasons Why a High Performer Would Work for You

18 Reasons Why Western Sydney is a Better Place to Work Than Sydney CBD

Today I spent the day with the energetic and talented people of the people2people Parramatta office, which services all our clients in Western Sydney. The team is very passionate about their patch, so I thought I would ask them why it’s better to be working in Parramatta and not in Sydney’s CBD. Here are their [...]

By | May 7th, 2017|Business|Comments Off on 18 Reasons Why Western Sydney is a Better Place to Work Than Sydney CBD