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What are the best questions you can ask in an interview?

Posted on May 4, 2022

Asking questions in an interview is a great opportunity to further endear yourself to the person or people that are interviewing you. It’s an underrated tool for prospective employees, as it provides a chance to show that you’ve thought deeply about the role and that you’re genuinely considering what the position will mean for you. […]

Nail your job interview with two important lists

Posted on Apr 28, 2022

Far too many people go into job interviews underprepared and for the person hiring, it shows. You wouldn’t try and win a running race without practicing before, so if you want to win the job you’ve applied for, it’s important to prepare. There is always room to improve your interview skills and if you’re ready […]

The benefits of going regional

Posted on Apr 12, 2022

Earlier in the pandemic, it was unclear whether work-from-home flexibility was going to be a temporary thing, or whether companies would be open to it in the longer term. It’s since become evident that employee expectations have potentially changed forever and many businesses have adapted their policy permanently to accommodate this. This has been accompanied […]

You’ve heard of exit interviews, but have you heard of a stay interview?

Posted on Apr 6, 2022

There are currently many workers taking advantage of the candidate-favouring job market and moving on to new opportunities. As a result, organisations who wish to retain high quality talent must endeavour to convince their valued workers to stay. One of the most effective ways of doing this is a “stay interview”.  This recent article on the […]

Tips on how to fight hidden bias in hiring

Posted on Apr 5, 2022

Establishing a diverse and inclusive workplace is a priority for all modern organisations of value. There are plenty of initiatives and incentives employers take in order to create and foster this environment and reduce biases.  However, some biases in recruitment can remain invisible because they are operating outside of our awareness. They can be detrimental […]

The Top 10 Fastest Growing Industries (and the opportunities presented).

Posted on Mar 22, 2022

Good news – unemployment in Australia is currently at a thirteen-year low of 4% and it is projected to drop even lower. According to this article in The Guardian, “the economy added a net 77,400 jobs last month, with full-time work rising by more than 4,000 a day, or 121,900 for February.”  There are evidently many employment […]

Six words and phrases you should avoid saying in interviews

Posted on Feb 10, 2022

1. I don’t know… If the interviewer asks you about your motivations for wanting the job and you don’t have any clarity on why it is you’re going for it, it’s not going to go well for you. Be sure to have done some research on the role and company beforehand. It’s in your best […]

Is the anti-work movement growing?

Posted on Feb 3, 2022

We’ve all had those days when we’re not feeling motivated for work. Even if you’re fortunate to be employed in an area you enjoy, with nice colleagues at an organisation that values you, it’s normal to experience occasional dips in enthusiasm. The ebbs and flows of job satisfaction are to be expected over the course […]

To Stay or to Go? 10 Signs it’s Time to Leave Your Job.

Posted on Feb 1, 2022

  It happens to everyone, the inevitable “itchy feet” that comes once you’ve been in the same job for a while and makes you question your future career. OR maybe it’s the opposite, you’re so thoroughly content in your current role that when another opportunity does come by, you quite happily wave it on.   […]

Lessons from the Australian Open champions that will help your career…

Posted on Feb 1, 2022

The 2022 Australian Open finals over the weekend delivered some incredibly riveting tennis. The nation celebrated Ash Barty’s focussed and dignified victory over Danielle Collins in the women’s finals, which ended a 44-year wait for an Australian to win an Australian Open singles title. Audiences were also captivated when Rafael Nadal orchestrated a comeback in […]