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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
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
3 Little Questions for Bigger Hiring Success
10 Feb 2017
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
We are now in Perth!
9 Feb 2017
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
The Importance of EQ in the Workplace
25 Jan 2017
You graduated with honours, have more practical experience than anyone you know, and you’re still having trouble landing the position you want. Could it be your interpersonal abilities that are working against you? Many job-seekers remain blissfully unaware that it’s Read More