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Welcome to our blog page. Here you can find news, interesting events and current trends in the job placement market. Stay up to date and check back often as we will have lots of information to share with you.


What is happening in Our Blog

  • There is still this ongoing debate about the use of a one-page resume and if it really works for both job seekers and hiring managers.  There are two things that pops into my head when I hear about the one-pager. Read More

  • I am often asked by some of our medium sized clients on how to retain their staff. Many of them are simply not in a position to compete with the salaries larger organisations can offer. So what’s a small company Read More

  • The number of contractors in Australia recently exceeded one million, with no sign of a slowdown in sight! But don’t let that fool you into thinking that contractoralways implies a short-term proposition. At last count, some 70% of contractors had been with the Read More

  • If you’re having trouble achieving a blissful work-life balance, you’re not alone. According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, both underemployed and overworked Aussies are struggling to master this tricky concept. With that in mind, here are three Read More

  •   As the old saying goes, “You cannot hit two birds with one stone.” For the most part of our career and personal lives, this could be true, but in today’s fast-paced world of modern technology, we are all trying Read More

  • How important is it – really – that you provide authentic references for past employees? All too often it seems, hiring managers are guilty of glossing over potentially negative feedback because they’re uncomfortable with the idea of “bad-mouthing” a former Read More

  •   Management and leadership are two very different things: managers oversee tasks – leaders strive to guide and inspire through innovative thinking, creative problem-solving, and a collaborative approach. In the war for talent, skilled employees are more critical than ever Read More

  • The ongoing evolution of digital technology at every level of industry is pretty much a foregone conclusion. Disruptive? Absolutely. Disastrous? That all depends on your point of view. Although the 2015 CEDA report (Committee for Economic Development of Australia) claims Read More

  • When it comes to long-term job stability, Australian millennials (those aged 18-34) are some of the most restless in the world. In fact, quite a few of these young professionals plan to have a different job from their current one Read More

  • EXCITING TIMES!!! Today we are excited to announce that Synergy Placements Australia has officially launched a new office in Perth, Australia. Take a closer look at our new branch and meet our promising, multi-talented Branch Manager, Ashanti Johnstone. Contact Synergy Read More