New APRA regulation means financial firms must take cybersecurity more seriously

A new regulation standard makes cyber security a board-level problem, but it also means all employees must be engaged and understand their role in keeping data safe and secure. From this Monday 1st July 2019, board members of the financial institutions regulated under the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) will have to take cyber security and…

HEY BOSS! YOU CAN CONTROL IF YOUR WORKERS STAY OR LEAVE.

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

As an employer you don’t enjoy those moments when an employee presents you with their resignation. You would much rather focus on job retention. I’m going to let you in on a little secret… most resignations are preventable! An employee quitting their job is an inevitable outcome. Naturally there are many reasons your employees quit;…

DO YOU UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF RESPECT IN THE WORKPLACE?

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

Let’s be honest, you can choose your friends, but you can’t choose your work colleagues. Unfortunate, I know, but while the diversity of your working environment may bring you into close proximity with others that you don’t particularly like, that’s no excuse to treat them with contempt. The workplace is a professional environment. We must…

RECRUITERS, LOOK BEYOND THE DEGREE!

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

Typically recruiters are focused on specific hiring criteria. They are looking for the perfect candidate with the perfect pedigree of education, experience and qualifications. A deviation from the linear career path is a red flag thus those candidates who have taken a less customary path to learning are being ignored. With a decreased talent pool…

Is Your Work Style Making You Feel Meh?

I love being a local! One of my favourite local things to support is local business Facebook groups.  A week or two ago I noticed in one of my regular go to’s an increased discussion around mental health issues and I was approached by someone in there who thought I might be able to talk…