COLD CALLING EXPOSES HIDDEN JOB MARKET

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

As much as 80 percent of hiring is done so through networking and referrals. These positions never see an online job board nor find their way to print. They are awarded to the job seeker with persistency and drive; the candidate who doesn’t wait for an opportunity, but creates it. It is an undertaking commonly…

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…

AWKWARD RELATIONSHIP WITH THE BOSS? HMM…

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

So you don’t have the best relationship with your boss. Actually, it’s painfully uncomfortable and you work harder at avoiding them than building the rapport. Tell me, have you taken a moment to consider that this is affecting your work performance, or worse still, your career? Not everyone considers that bonding with the boss is…

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…

You’re going to do what!? Change my job role!

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

You’re going to do what!? Change my job role! It happens. Employee’s roles change with little to no warning. Sudden, unexpected, radical changes to your job role…what should you do? Clearly the first question that is going to cross your mind if suddenly in this position is; can they really do this? In short, maybe.…