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Written by Athina Mallis Australian businesses are paying more to attract key IT talent. For seven out of every 10 new hires, IT employers have had to increase the salary amount originally offered to secure their favoured candidate, according to Read More
My contract is about to end – what now?
1 May 2019
Some contracts are meant to end, some are meant to move to continue with extension after extension. But what does end of contract mean to those who face an uncertain future and wondering what’s next for them? Below are some Read More
World Backup Day, 31 March 2019
28 Mar 2019
Via Stay Smart Online This World Backup Day (Sunday 31 March 2019) is a time to consider what you would do if you lost all your photos, contacts and documents without warning. Our digital photos and videos of our friends, children and Read More
Will a one-page resume work for you?
5 Mar 2019
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
Top 3 Tips for Improving Work-Life Balance
26 Jun 2018
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