Balance your talent pool by understanding how men and women seek employment

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

There are a lot of things that men and women tend to do differently and the behaviour and thought patterns each adopts when seeking employment is yet another example of our opposing approach to everyday life. Let’s take a look at the job search activities of men and women… Naturally when reviewing a position description…

How To Sell Your Business Fast

Selling your business fast, it’s the best scenario for most business owners when they decide they want to get out. The problem is this – how do you find a buyer who will pay you the money you want and also get the deal done quickly? Here are some reasons why you might want to…

WILL YOUR CAREER FLOURISH WITH A BIG OR SMALL COMPANY?

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

The correlation between company size and career progression is a consideration that more job seekers should contemplate. Yet to know the organisation size in which your career will flourish, you first need to understand the benefits of a small and large workplace and how they fit with your career aspirations. Let’s take a look at…

Personal Leave Decision

Lawyer & Consultant - BLAX Group

Below I have attached a link to a plain English version of this decision. What it all means; no longer can you record employees personal leave in hours, must be in days. A day is equivalent to 7.6 hrs. If you have employees rostered over 7.6 hrs, and they take a day of personal leave,…

Secret Productivity Business

Trainer/Coach/Mentor - Get More Time

Productivity is more than just doing more with the time you have. Unless what you produce is linked to what you are trying to achieve, doing more in your allotted time frame is just producing more stuff. You risk using up your energy on irrelevant activity. If you’re going to be busy, be busy with…

Termination of Employment in the modern World

Lawyer & Consultant - BLAX Group

Below is a link to a recent decision involving the damages awarded against an organisation for the wrongful sacking of an employee.  While, in a general sense, termination of employment is not unusual,  the reasons why the employee in this matter, was successful are somewhat unusual, but becoming the norm. While not going into lengthy…

NO EXPERIENCE, BLANK SPOTS EVERYWHERE ON MY RESUME!!!

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

It’s approaching that time when the schooling year will soon come to a close. And with this annual event comes a flooding of new blood to the job market. Secondary school and university graduates will raise their hand to express their interest in taking up a position in a company they see a future with.…

Feeling overwhelmed? Here’s a few ideas that may help.

As I reflect on the year so far, I realise I have, along with my team, embarked on a journey. Topics for the Harvest HR Roundtables this year have predominantly been based around ‘self-help’ topics for employers to take back to the workplace. We’ve addressed Mental Health & Injury in the Workplace, Employee Engagement, Flexible…

Tips from a Business Owner. 10 years into the journey.

Harvest Director, Maree Herath reflects on her business journey. If you knew in 10 years you would: Miss a great deal of your kids growing years Receive little to no salary for three years with no government assistance Sell off your house to make ends meet Work yourself into the ground to resurrect a business…

ARE YOU OF THOSE RARE INDIVIDUALS THAT DOESN’T HAVE A RESUME?

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

Assembling a resume, or even bringing an old one up-to-date, is laborious, time consuming work.  If you could avoid the task, you most certainly would. If you’re nodding in agreement, then what I’m about to tell you will be music to your ears… you can find a job without ever summarising your credentials on a sheet of…