HOW TO CHOOSE A RECRUITER THAT’S RIGHT FOR YOU!

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

There are many recruiters out there, but they’re not all the same. Some specialise in IT, others contract roles and so on. Determining who is the right choice for you is a matter of research. This is where the job hunt begins… As a potential new employee, you represent the one and only item that…

BAD BOSS, HIGH TURNOVER

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

Bad boss, high turnover Employee retention is always high on management’s agenda, but when you have a bad manager, turnover is inevitable. Understanding the impact poor leadership has on employees will allow you to curb high turnover and effect strategies to successfully manage people. As the saying goes; employees don’t leave companies, they leave bad…

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…

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…

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…

DID YOU KNOW THAT THE INEXPERIENCED GRADUATE IS A GREAT INVESTMENT?

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

Did you know that the inexperienced graduate is a great investment? When hiring new staff it’s easy to bypass the seemingly more challenging recruit of a graduate. This is particularly so if you are focused on hiring a candidate with experience. With all hires presenting an element of risk, and experience sometimes hard to find,…

WHAT’S STOPPING YOU FROM TAKING A SABBATICAL?

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

Do you dream of taking a break from your job? (I heard that resounding chorus of “YES!”) Just to be clear though, I’m not talking about a short vacation, I’m talking about six months to a year. I’m sure that most you have had this thought. Many times. Yet (maternity leave aside) this is an…

The unsociable side of work!

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

Shift work has its perks, but it can have a very anti-social impact on your life. If you ask most people who work nights and weekends to explain the positives of their job role, they’re likely to first respond with the financial perks. Yes, the extra dollars are great. Yes, you can structure a more…

Important decision affecting casual employment

From 1st October 2018, ensure your business is prepared for the important change to the definition of ‘casual employment’. Recently, the Full Federal Court delivered a judgement on a case (Workpac Pty Ltd v Skene) in favour of the employee. The court recognised that the employee worked a ‘week on, week off’ implying a level…