Community Service and Volunteer Programs

I recently attended an award ceremony for our local SES unit where my husband has been a member for 20 years.  The room was full of people from all walks for life – ages ranged from 18 to 70 something, university students, workers and retirees, diverse ethnic backgrounds and members of the LGBTQI community.  The […]

The Goldilocks Effect

HOW MANY INTERVIEWS IS TOO MANY FOR A CANDIDATE?  You may have seen or heard of Mike Conley who took to LinkedIn in 2021 to vent his frustration about the number of interviews the company he was applying to work for wanted him to attend – 9 in all!  Despite being really interested in the […]

The New Normal for Office Based Employees

Here in Sydney our lives changed last Monday, 11 October 2021.  That day became known as Freedom Day and it started our road out of lockdown where we have been for the past 3 plus months.  You could almost hear a collective sigh around the city and a new feeling of optimism and hope was […]

Our Top 3 Changes for Recruitment in 2021

Job Ads will become less effective One of the most noticeable impacts of COVID on the candidate market has been the almost complete disappearance of the ‘casual’ candidate – those candidates who often browse job boards and might occasionally apply if something catches their eye. This group has gone AWOL right now, in large part […]