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…

Geelong HR Index 2020

Are you an employer in the Geelong region? Harvest Talent Recruitment & People Solutions is seeking your input into the Geelong HR Index Survey 2020. In 2019, Harvest surveyed the Geelong Region’s employers around: Employment trends Employment types Leadership HR trends Diversity and inclusion Harvest is in design mode for the 2020 HR Index and…

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…

Why it is so important to get the right people in your business

Maree Herath explores why it is important to get the right people in your business. Going back to a scenario I saw play out years ago demonstrates what can happen when you have the wrong people around you. The scenario This business owner was a few years into their business and had recruited staff along…

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…

STAFF NOT IN ATTENDANCE…DO YOU HAVE BACKUP?!

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

I’m curious to know how your workplace manages when an employee takes annual leave, calls in sick or quits. Is it pandemonium or do you have support staff that can step in and pick up the slack? Having a plan to avoid being held hostage by employees is imperative and the answer may be in…

Interviewing overseas candidates…yep, they could be the one!

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

Whether you’re expanding internationally or your applicants are living abroad, in a world without barriers, you need to be ready for the international candidate. Actively adopting a global recruitment strategy will require a slightly different approach, but how does one prepare for the remote interview? Naturally if a candidate looks amazing on paper you will…

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;…

Employees, you can ask for an assistant!

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

You’ve arrived home after yet another exhausting day at the office and promptly take up a slumped position on the beckoning couch. It is a behaviour that is fast becoming a routine. And it’s all due to being overworked and stressed as you struggle to meet the demands of your job. You know you need…

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…