Envisioning a post-COVID Australia, the Federal Government is offering financial relief to employers that aims to both help reduce youth unemployment and close skills gaps. Here’s what you need to know about JobMaker.
The best talent isn’t necessarily aiming to join the C-suite. Employers can attract and retain exceptional candidates by broadening their horizons and leveraging the strengths of ‘overqualified’ staff.
Women mentoring women is an invaluable step towards gender diversity and equality in the workplace, and it’s a boost for business too. Here’s how it builds a sustainable female pipeline for leadership positions, and what that can do for your bottom line.
As the famous American author, salesman, and motivational speaker Zig Ziglar once said, “The only thing worse than training employees and losing them is not training them and keeping them.” Below we run through a simple what and how to plan for staff professional development if you are starting out.
Part three of our series on mentoring for HR explores how senior HR professionals find the right person to help them achieve their career goals. Richard Westney, the HR Man, offers tips for finding a mentor.
In part one of our series on mentoring for HR, we take a look at the career options senior HR professionals can explore once they reach the highest HR position within their organisation. Richard Westney, the HR Man, provides career-pathing advice for those dreaming big.
Part two in our series on mentoring for HR is a ‘how to’ guide for setting up an effective mentoring program within your organisation.
Networking doesn’t have to be a dirty word. Growing your network and building fruitful relationships in an authentic way can fill your professional life with interesting and like-minded people, and expand your career options. Here’s our do’s and don’ts for those looking to up their networking game
In the next decade, the aged care, IT, construction and infrastructure industries will grow exponentially, providing huge opportunities for jobseekers and employers alike. As a recruiter, understanding where the market is heading is increasingly important, especially as jobseekers rely on you to provide them with insight on which industries will offer the best long-term stability.
Career pathing is mutually beneficial to employees and the organisations, but it requires a conscious commitment from both. HR professional Richard Westney explains how to support and facilitate this practice within your workplace.
A criminal record doesn’t necessarily have to be a barrier to recruitment. Here’s how to communicate your past and overcome the hurdle during the employment process.
No matter what industry you work in, education is a lifelong journey if you want to find success. Here’s some ways to upskill without getting yourself into debt.
With almost 90% of recruiters using LinkedIn, there is no doubt that you need to have a presence on the employment-oriented social networking platform. The task can be daunting, as it’s not just about completing the basic elements of your profile, it’s about optimising your profile for networking, adding proof to your listed work experience, and building your personal brand. Here’s our top 5 tips for creating an enviable LinkedIn profile.
Searching for a job even when you’re gainfully employed can be disheartening, but if you’ve been out of the workforce for a while, job seeking is a much more daunting task. Here are our top tips for those getting back to work after a hiatus.
In a job interview, just seven seconds can be enough to decide whether you make it to the next round. Here are four behaviours you need to master to create a strong first impression.