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5 Ways to Practice for Your Job Interview

Want to know how to ace your next job interview? For many candidates, the key is practice. Few of us are blessed with a natural interview ability. It’s common to be nervous, flustered, and feel that you’re not at your best during an interview. Bu...

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The Right Way to Quit Your Job

At some point in your professional life, you will likely bid adieu to a job. There are so many reasons that you might choose to move on from a role. Perhaps you’ve been approached for a better opportunity with a different company. Maybe you’re ma...

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8 Signs You’ve Found the Ideal Candidate

You’ve held several interviews. You’ve narrowed it down to a handful of candidates. Is there one who stands out among the rest? If you’re unsure whether or not you’ve located the ideal candidate, these 8 signs can help you confirm. Look to th...

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7 Skills You Might Be Forgetting to Add to Your Resume

Your resume or CV is a big deal when it comes to the job search. On this document is contained your work history, employment references, and your skills and experiences, listed neatly for potential employers to see. If you’re like most candidates, ...

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Using Social Media for Recruitment

Is your business taking advantage of social media platforms to recruit new employees? You should be. In today’s modern market, there’s no doubt that your potential candidates are using social media. And Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn may be just...

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Dealing With Interview Anxiety

Is there anyone out there who actually enjoys attending job interviews? If you’re like the vast majority of people, interviewing for a job is probably low on your list of fun activities. But knowing you’re not alone in your fears doesn’t necess...

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8 Things That Might Be Killing Your Productivity

One of the most significant problems that plagues employees and management alike is productivity. Human nature often makes it difficult for us to get done what we know we need to get done. An important task can sometimes be the toughest thing on our ...

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How to Choose Between Two Ideal Candidates

There’s no doubt, the interview process can be laborious, time-consuming, and even a bit stressful. It is understandable; after all, you’re choosing a new staff member to bring onto your team, perhaps for a permanent position with your company. T...

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How to Ask for a Pay Rise (And Get it!)

When is the last time you received an increase in your salary? If you can’t remember, it might be time to ask for a pay rise from your employer. The following tips will help bring you closer to a “yes.” One of the best tips for successfully neg...

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How to Hire an Intern

So you’re thinking of hiring an intern. This is a fantastic move for any business, as it provides a situation which is beneficial to both parties involved. As you help a young person launch their career, you’ll also get the chance to experience n...

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Stop Looking for the Perfect Candidate – Do This Instead

f you’re a business owner or hiring manager, you may be making this one mistake over and over: looking for the perfect employee. Searching for perfection in any area only ends in disappointment. When it comes to hiring staff, the continual hunt for...

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What Happy Employees Love About their Jobs

An employer’s goal is to find, hire, and keep the top tier of employees. Excellent workers are an undeniable asset to any business, but many employers find it is harder to retain those staff members over time. Why is this? Is this happening to you?...

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Stop Looking for This, Start Looking for That – Advice for Hiring Managers

There’s a lot of information out there on “how to hire” and “who to hire.” At first glance, this advice can seem conflicting. For every recruitment pro who suggests hiring one way, there’s ten more who advocate another. How do you know wh...

  • June 07th, 2017
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5 Productivity Hacks for Your Staff to Try

Rare is the one among us who does not occasionally struggle with productivity. There are a lot of barriers to getting things done---from small tasks that interrupt more important work to the (often welcome) distractions that arise throughout the day....

  • May 29th, 2017
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Labour Hire: 2017’s Most Important Employment Trend

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Can’t Find the Right Employee? Try On Line Recruitment & Labour Hire

Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, you just can’t find the right employee. This could be due to a variety of factors. Perhaps you’re looking for a highly unique skill set that is difficult to find. Maybe your search hasn’t been wide enough....

  • May 12th, 2017
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Is it Ever Ok to Lie on Your Resume?

You should never lie on your resume because of this simple truth: you will get caught. Of course, it’s also a poor practice whether you get caught or not....

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The Best Ways to Look for a Job in Nowra

Job hunting is time consuming, so it’s important to maximise your time by choosing the most effective methods. Find out some of the most effective methods of securing a job in the the Shoalhaven. ...

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How Can Your Business Attract the BEST Talent?

It’s simple. Your business strives to be the best, and to do that, you need the best people working for you. After all, a successful company is truly built on the backs of its employees....

  • April 21st, 2017
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Why You Didn’t Get the Job – A Guide for Job Seekers

You're a Job Seeker. A company liked your resume and set up an interview. You attended the interview, and thought it went well. But a few days or weeks later, you’ve been told that another candidate has been chosen. What happened?...

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Permanent vs Temporary Recruitment

At On Line Recruitment and Labour Hire, we specialise in both temporary and permanent recruitment, so we know firsthand what is required in each type of situation. We can walk you through the process in an initial meeting or phone call, but we’ve a...

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How to Have a Successful Interview: 4 Key Steps for Employers

A successful interview should be a conversation: a dialogue between two interested parties who are hoping to discover whether or not a potential partnership would be a good fit....

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What Employees Want

Struggling with finding or even keeping great employees? Perhaps you’re attracting top talent initially, but they soon move on to other roles with other employers. Or maybe your job offers aren’t sealing the deal for potential candidates. If you...

  • March 24th, 2017
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The Biggest Job Interview No-No’s

There is a long list of job interview no-no’s. This post will take you through 3 of the biggest so you can show off your best self to potential employers. ...

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Your Dream Job is Out There: How to Nail It

  • March 14th, 2017
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The Advantages of Flexible Working
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The Advantages of Flexible Working

Flexible work. What does it look like? From employees who choose their own hours, to jobs with the potential to work from home, to full time employment....

  • February 27th, 2017
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Is Technology Putting Jobs at Risk?
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Is Technology Putting Jobs at Risk?

  • February 20th, 2017
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Should You Use a Creative Resume in Your Job Search?
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Should You Use a Creative Resume in Your Job Search? These 5 People Did and Got Hired!

When applying for a job, the traditional approach says to create a professional, slick resume that clearly lists your experience, education, and career aims...

  • February 14th, 2017
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What is Company Culture, and How Do I Build It
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What is Company Culture, and How Do I Build It?

Over the past few years, the term “company culture” has started to float around amongst leaders in the business world. But what does it mean?...

  • February 09th, 2017
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Benefits of Temporary Staffing

When you’re looking for the best employees to work for your business, a recruitment agency can be a major help. Here at On Line Recruitment and Labour Hire, we offer recruitment options of all kinds, with the aim of sourcing the top candidates for ...

  • February 01st, 2017
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Using Social Media in Your Recruitment Search
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Using Social Media in Your Recruitment Search

In the highly digital age in which we live, it seems natural that social media would be included amongst varied approaches. But is it the most effective?...

  • January 25th, 2017
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Recruitment Goals for the New Year (And How You Can Reach Them)

Every year brings with it new resolutions and new aims for businesses: goals for better customer acquisition, goals for more effective marketing, and of course, goals for increased sales and profits....

  • January 20th, 2017
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Do You Need Labour Hire in NSW
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Do You Need Labour Hire in NSW?

Do You Need Labour Hire in NSW? Labour hire: you may have heard the term before but not be entirely sure how to define it....

  • January 15th, 2017
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Is Recruitment Overrated?

Whether you’re looking for a job or you’re seeking the next great employee to add to your team, you’re likely to ask is recruitment overrated?...

  • January 09th, 2017
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How You Can Stand Out as a Jobseeker in Australia

To stand out as an Australian job seeker, it’s also a smart move to build up those skills employers are most looking for. This will vary from industry to industry, so keep up with trends in your field to see what skills are in demand....

  • December 16th, 2016
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5 Reasons Your New Hire Didn’t Work Out

When you hire someone new, it can be disheartening if it doesn’t work out. Perhaps the employee only worked for you a short time and then left unexpectedly....

  • December 08th, 2016
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Creative Ways to Recognise Your Employees This Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us, and that means joy, laughter, celebration, and merriment. For the employer, it also means an opportunity to recognise your team for the hard work they provide all year long....

  • December 06th, 2016
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Employee Retention Problems? These 5 Things May Be the Cause

If you run a business or organisation that employs staff, a wave of departures can be disconcerting and even financially worrisome. It is normal for there to be occasional resignations, or employees that move on due to life changes, career shifts, or...

  • November 30th, 2016
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You’ve Been Let Go: What’s Your Next Step?

There are many challenges to be faced in your life. One of the toughest might be when you are let go from a job. Has this happened to you? You’re not alone. It’s never fun when your employment is terminated, but dismissals do happen, for a wide v...

  • November 21st, 2016
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Labour Hire for Traffic Management

Labour hire is a superlative employment solution for businesses and organisations throughout Australia. Supplying skilled workers for temporary roles in a variety of projects and industries, there’s a good chance labour hire is right for your busin...

  • November 15th, 2016
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Best Practices for Employee Reviews

It seems that for both employers and their employees, annual or semi-annual performance reviews are something anticipated with dread. But this doesn’t have to be the norm. In fact, when approached with confidence and a solid action plan, employee r...

  • November 02nd, 2016
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Where is the Best Place to Advertise a Job?

As a business owner, the need to hire new employees can often seem to be a constant one. Maybe a longtime employee has left your service and you need to seek out a suitable replacement. Perhaps you've decided to expand your business and will need to ...

  • October 28th, 2016
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What You Can Learn from Getting Fired

At one time or another, many members of the workforce will experience the unpleasant reality of being fired. Though it may come cloaked in terms like “let go,” “moving on,” and “reducing our workforce,” the sting of being fired is nearly ...

  • October 12th, 2016
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The One Question That Will Transform Your Job Interviews

If you’re a business owner or hiring manager, you probably know that job interviews can often be as anxiety-inducing for the interviewer as the interviewee. Why is this? Most jobseekers conclude that they are the only ones experiencing nerves, but ...

  • September 30th, 2016
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Need a Productivity Boost? Try These 4 Things

Productivity. It’s something many of us seem to struggle with at one time or another. But unfortunately, life demands that we are productive. There’s work to be done, chores to complete, and plans to accomplish. Remaining productive throughout yo...

  • September 23rd, 2016
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Looking for a Job? These 7 Useful Blogs Can Help You Land It

  • September 15th, 2016
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Is There Such a Thing as a Perfect Job?

The unfortunate reality for most of us is that this will never quite happen. Sure, there are a handful of incredibly successful entrepreneurs out there who have set themselves up for life. But that’s a another story. And you’re probably not looki...

  • September 05th, 2016
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Your First Day on the Job: 5 Tips for Immediate Success

  • August 26th, 2016
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Employers are from Mars, Candidates are From Venus Or, What Do Employers Want?

Seeking new employment is much like playing the dating game. The classic joke claims that men and women are from different planets and will never fully understand one another. Could the same be said of employers and employees? Without good communicat...

  • August 22nd, 2016
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Looking Toward the Future: Your Career Field in Australia

Have you ever been concerned about the future of your career field? If you have a chosen profession which you love, it is unnerving knowing that the demand for it might be decreasing. In an ideal situation, your occupation would be one for which ther...

  • August 18th, 2016
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Does the Perfect Employee Exist?

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a perfect employee for every employer? If you’re a business owner, chances are you have a fairly good idea of what your ideal employee might look like: hard working, a self starter, years of experience under thei...

  • August 03rd, 2016
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Are You a Skilled Worker? 5 Reasons to Consider Labour Hire

If you are a skilled worker, you should strongly consider sourcing employment via labour hire. ...

  • July 24th, 2016
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How Does Labour Hire Work?

For the active business, a variety of employment situations are often required. Such entities may not solely need traditional, full time, long term staff. Fortunately, permanent recruitment is hardly the only option when it comes to landing exception...

  • July 20th, 2016
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When Your New Recruit Doesn’t Work Out

For a range of reasons, new hires sometimes don’t fit in with your organisation. It may not even be a question of the employee’s skills or performance. Whatever the situation may be, if your new staff member doesn’t work out, what do you do? Wh...

  • July 14th, 2016
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5 Times You May Need Temporary Recruitment

People are the heart and soul of every business. Having a motivated, talented staff is of the utmost importance for any type of organisation. But often, your circumstances may necessitate more than just the usual permanent long-term employment arrang...

  • July 01st, 2016
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When Too Many Careers Appeal to You

No matter how old you are or where you may be on your career path, it can sometimes feel overwhelming to look at all of the possibilities out there. Job boards are filled to the brim with specialised and not-so-specialised positions that may sounds a...

  • June 17th, 2016
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6 Hiring Myths: Busted!

Rumours, tall tales, urban legends, preconceived notions. Do most of us have it all wrong when it comes to hiring? Whether you’re an employer or a jobseeker, there are several common myths and misconceptions that pervade the recruitment industry. I...

  • June 06th, 2016
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7 Tips for a Successful Induction

As a smart and savvy organisation, you’ve put time and effort into sourcing and selecting the very best new hires for your business. Perhaps you’ve utilised the effective, professional services of On Line Recruitment and Labour Hire in finding th...

  • June 02nd, 2016
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Questions to Ask a Recruiter (A Guide For Employers)

Are you thinking of utilising the services of an experienced recruitment agency in your next search for staff? At On Line Recruitment and Labour Hire, we naturally think this is an excellent idea, and not simply because recruitment is our business. I...

  • May 27th, 2016
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Questions to Ask a Recruiter

As a jobseeker, the process of shifting your career or finding a new position can feel like an endless stream of questions, all directed towards you. Yet as a candidate you are in a position of greater power than you may realise. The ultimate decisio...

  • May 11th, 2016
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Hiring for a Brand New Position

  • May 03rd, 2016
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How to Avoid These Common Hiring Mistakes

  • April 26th, 2016
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Keeping Your Staff Motivated

  • April 15th, 2016
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Are Remote Workers Right for You?

Like many of our clients here at On Line Recruitment and Labour Hire, you might be the owner or manager of “brick and mortar” business, an organisation that has been developed locally to serve the local area. For you, the idea of utilising remote...

  • April 01st, 2016
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7 Ways A Recruiter Can Transform Your Job Search

Are you a jobseeker? In this moment, you have a chance to point your life in the direction you’ve always wanted. Midlife career change? Looking to advance? Or simply craving change. Whatever your motivations may be for searching out new employment,...

  • March 30th, 2016
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What Skills are in Demand for Labour Hire?

  • March 23rd, 2016
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Diversity in the Workplace

As a modern-day business owner or manager, there’s no doubt you recognise that diversity is an important, if not vital element to a thriving business. But have you ever stopped to think about why? Diversity in the workplace is not just about cr...

  • March 11th, 2016
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Navigating a Midlife Career Change

  • March 04th, 2016
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Interviewer DOs and DON’Ts
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Qualifications Aren’t Everything: Leveraging Your Skills and Talents to Land the Job

  • February 26th, 2016
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Is Labour Hire Limited to Trades?
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5 Reasons to Choose Labour Hire

Are you looking for flexibility with your employment options? Not all businesses have the same needs. Does your business operate on peak seasons or handle a range of projects? Or maybe you simply have one major project such as a building refurbishmen...

  • February 19th, 2016
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Are You Using Keywords on Your Resume?

Being a job seeker can be a frustrating and overwhelming process. Aside from finding the right opportunities, there may be fierce competition for your dream job, or perhaps you find you just aren’t sure what employers are looking for. Would you lik...

  • February 09th, 2016
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Figuring Out Your Dream Career

Your career is a major part of your everyday life. Many individuals feel defined by their career choice. While you are, in reality, so much more than your occupation, it is a truth in this world that we must spend time working to get by. To support o...

  • February 02nd, 2016
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5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

How are your employees doing? Do they feel satisfied in their work? Appreciated for their efforts and contributions? Part of running a successful company involves addressing issues at every level, and contented staff is one of the integral elements w...

  • January 28th, 2016
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Secrets of Top Recruiters

Job boards are everywhere online. LinkedIn has become a popular place for recruiting new talent. And there’s always the old standby: the print ad. If you’re an Australian business, you have probably dealt with one of these approaches for advertis...

  • January 20th, 2016
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Creating A Great Work Environment

Employment has many facets. From sourcing and hiring the best candidates to retaining them and creating a pleasant, fulfilling place to work, it seems like the duties of the employer are never finished. But making your workplace the right environment...

  • January 13th, 2016
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7 Ways to Be More Productive at Work

With a fresh, new year upon us, many have taken up the charge to set resolutions for the coming twelve months. Whether you hope to make strides in your personal or professional life, there is a nearly-universal desire shared among people to get more ...

  • January 05th, 2016
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How to Ask For a Pay Rise

There comes a time in every employee’s life, when he or she feels an increase in rate of pay would be helpful and well-deserved. Perhaps you have been employed in the same position for a few years and you know that you’ve made significant, posit...

  • January 01st, 2016
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Are Performance Reviews Important?

Performance reviews: the typically annual or semi-annual sessions employers have with their staff members to discuss their work. If you’re an employer or business manager, it is highly likely that you engage in this type of meeting with your employ...

  • December 27th, 2015
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Can a Recruitment Agency Source Better Candidates?
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What to Ask Your Future Employer

While an employer is certainly sizing you up as a potential job candidate, it is important to remember that you, too, are deciding whether or not a role and a workplace will be right for you. It is easy to feel at the mercy of others in a competitive...

  • December 19th, 2015
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Is Traditional Recruitment Dead?
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What Employees Aren’t Telling You About the Workplace

As an employer or business owner, you’ve got plenty of responsibilities on your mind. From business development and day-to-day operations, to overseeing your staff and dealing with customers. Whatever industry your business is a part of, if you’r...

  • December 08th, 2015
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5 Things a Great Recruitment Agency Can Offer You

If you’re a business or organisation seeking the best employees to bring onto your team, it makes sense that you would look for first class recruitment services to get you started. Whether your company is large, small, or somewhere in between, ther...

  • November 27th, 2015
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How Do Recruiters Source the Best Talent?

At On Line Recruitment and Labour Hire, we pride ourselves on our ability to create long-lasting, successful employment matches between top talent and excellent employers. Over the years we’ve been serving clients and jobseekers, we’ve achieved g...

  • November 20th, 2015
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6 Qualities Employers Look for in Candidates
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Hiring for a Startup: How, Who, Why

You’re spearheading a startup. This is an exciting venture, full of possibility and potential. Like any business getting its feet off the ground, you’re planning and prepping in every way you can. A key part of starting off on the right note is t...

  • November 11th, 2015
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Recruit for Attitude, Train for Skill
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The 8 Most Sought-After Skills in Today’s Workforce

If you’re a job seeker, you no doubt recognise that landing a role can be competitive. In certain industries, there are many talented candidates with the right education and experience for the job. Yet, time and again, employers admit that their ul...

  • November 04th, 2015
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Trends in Australian Employment

Whether you are a job seeker, a hiring manager, or a business executive, staying updated on the current and projected employment trends in Australia can be of the utmost importance. Job-seeking candidates may discover newly burgeoning fields to direc...

  • October 28th, 2015
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What Businesses DON’T Need to Work With a Recruiter

John is a hiring manager at a large marketing company. With a sizeable staff, John is surprised by how frequently new positions are opening up. Not only are technological advances necessitating the creation of new, additional roles, but there is a hi...

  • October 26th, 2015
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How Important are Qualifications?

When applying for work in Australia, job seekers are always looking for ways to make themselves more attractive to potential employers. Especially within a competitive field, it can be necessary to stand out as much as possible. There are a few ways ...

  • October 15th, 2015
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Creating Your CV? Avoid These 6 Mistakes

As a job seeker, your CV is your calling card. Often the first impression a hiring manager or future employer gets is delivered via this document. While it may not always make or break your job prospects, having a well-honed, professional CV can real...

  • October 07th, 2015
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6 Great Blogs to Read for Job Seekers

The Internet is simply teeming with information. But it can be difficult to sift through the vast number of blogs and websites out there to find what you’re looking for. As a job seeker, you may be in search of guidance, advice, and tips on enhanci...

  • October 01st, 2015
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Projects That Could Benefit from Labour Hire

No matter your industry, you may find that there are tremendous benefits that go along with using a labour hire company for your employment needs. From providing the best in available, highly-skilled candidates to handling the administrative details ...

  • September 25th, 2015
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Workers Compensation: What You Need to Know as an Employer

If you are an employer, you have a great deal to think about. From budgets to advertising to customer satisfaction and everything in between, running a business or organisation is a lot of work. It becomes even more complex if you have a team of e...

  • September 16th, 2015
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“Sell” Your Company: Tips for Improving Your Offer/Hire Ratio

Recruitment is not just about finding top talent. It’s about identifying candidates who are the best fit for your business or organisation, and then hoping they accept your offer of employment. Finding ideal candidates will do you no good if you...

  • September 09th, 2015
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Interviewer DOs and DON’Ts
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Could Body Language Be the Key to Interview Success?

You’ve prepared and practiced. You’ve selected professional apparel that makes you shine. Your resume is well-honed and you’re ready for whatever the interviewer throws at you. When it’s interview time, you might feel like you’re 100% ready...

  • September 04th, 2015
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What are Employers Looking For in Candidates?

For job-seeking candidates, the marketplace can feel highly competitive. With numerous applicants for open positions, many individuals start to wonder what they’re doing wrong if they are not getting hired. If you lack confidence in certain areas s...

  • August 28th, 2015
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How to Spot a Bad Recruitment Agency

Sometimes businesses and jobseekers are somewhat hesitant to partner with a recruitment agency. This is often because they’ve had negative experiences in the past. Unfortunately, there are many unreputable “agencies” and consultants out there w...

  • August 19th, 2015
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A Good Recruiter: More than Providing Candidates

When most people think of a recruiter, they likely envision an energetic, outgoing person with a talent for sales and communication. This, in fact, describes many a recruiter. Extraverted professionals who can read people and identify excellent emplo...

  • August 12th, 2015
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The Generation Gap: Hiring Workers Across the Age Spectrum

Over the past several years, there’s been a lot of debate about the job market in terms of young folks and old. Some news sources argue that older people are taking job opportunities away from young professionals. The opposition holds that youth pu...

  • July 29th, 2015
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Performance Reviews: Not Just an Annual Event

Any quality employer knows the value of offering performance reviews to your staff. The importance of feedback for employees cannot be overstated. This allows workers to be their most successful: celebrating their achievements and understanding what ...

  • July 22nd, 2015
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5 Books on Team Management and Leadership You Have to Read

Are leaders born, or are they made? Managers in a wide range of industries and business models often obtain their status after years of dedicated work and loyalty. This probably means they are great at their jobs, but are they great managers? Hopeful...

  • July 15th, 2015
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Incentive Schemes – Can You Reward Without Money?

A successful business owner knows that dedicated, hard-working employees are the backbone of any company. To keep a business thriving, these employees need to feel like they matter. Their effort and achievements should be rewarded and recognised. ...

  • July 08th, 2015
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Taking Stage: Women in Nontraditional Careers

All you have to do is take a look around you to see that the world is changing. And it is doing so in a myriad of positive ways. That change is growing more and more apparent in the world of work, where women are making strides and expanding their...

  • July 01st, 2015
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How Low Interest Rates Affect Employment
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Low Interest Rates, Australia’s Economy, and Employment

Last month, the Reserve Bank of Australia cut the official interest rate to a record 2.0 percent low. This came after another cut which occurred in February of this year. Following a dramatic dip global commodity prices, Australia had been experienci...

  • June 17th, 2015
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Remote Recruiting: How to Interview Via Skype
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Remote Recruiting: How to Interview Via Skype

In a recent blog post, we discussed the merits of working with a remote employee: a skilled individual who lives in a different geographic location and/or works from home. Our blog focused on the virtual assistant, a position which naturally emerged ...

  • June 10th, 2015
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What Type of Leader are You?
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What Type of Leader are You?

It takes all types to run a business, but what about those in charge? What type of leader is best for success in business? A great deal of research has been done in the areas of management styles and effective leadership; a quick Google search will r...

  • June 02nd, 2015
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5 Ways to Improve Employee Productivity
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5 Ways to Improve Employee Productivity

Productivity is something with which many of us struggle. Particularly with all the distractions that technology offers, it can feel challenging to get on the ball and get things done. When you’re running a business, however, this task can seem eve...

  • May 28th, 2015
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VA’s and Outsourcing: The Right Choice for Your Business?
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VA’s and Outsourcing: The Right Choice for Your Business?

In our modern age, there are so many ways to run a business. As technology has grown by leaps and bounds, companies are now re-inventing themselves, often heading entirely online. Money-making enterprises have taken on a new mode of operation, and it...

  • May 21st, 2015
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7 Sure-Fire Ways to Annoy Your Employees
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7 Sure-Fire Ways to Annoy Your Employees

Running a business is tough. There are decisions to be made, customers to be attended to, and employees to manage. If you’re a business owner, manager, or supervisor, then there is heavy responsibility on your shoulders, as you strive to help your ...

  • May 13th, 2015
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A Look Back with On Line Recruitment and Labour Hire
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A Look Back with On Line Recruitment and Labour Hire

For over 15 years, On Line Recruitment and Labour Hire has been serving clients and candidates alike in our region of Australia and beyond. We’re very proud of the work we’ve accomplished, and like to believe we had a hand in building the Shoalha...

  • May 06th, 2015
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Top 10 Tips for Managing Remote Workers
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Top 10 Tips for Managing Remote Workers

With the advent of the Internet, the world has become more connected than ever before. This has changed the face of nearly everything we do, and the workplace is no exception. Across the globe, business is heading online, allowing for more remote emp...

  • April 30th, 2015
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How to Approach Gaps in Your Resume
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How to Approach Gaps in Your Resume

Most of us know the familiar societal pattern: You go to school. You graduate. You enter the workforce. Alternately, you pursue higher education, graduate, and then enter the workforce. But this pattern does not always proceed in exactly the same man...

  • April 22nd, 2015
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DISC Profiling for a Balanced Workplace

What makes for the ideal work environment? Flexible scheduling? A team atmosphere? Many factors contribute to creating a successful and balanced workplace, but more and more companies are discovering that a key element is the strong diversity of mind...

  • April 15th, 2015
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Contractors vs. Employees: Which Does My Business Need?
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Contractors vs. Employees: Which Does My Business Need?

These days, work relationships come in all different forms: short-term, long-term, temporary, permanent, labour hire. This transition has proven tremendously beneficial for both employers and members of the workforce, as it provides for a new level o...

  • April 08th, 2015
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The Benefits of Mentoring
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The Benefits of Mentoring

In the world of business, one often overlooked topic of discussion is that of mentorship. While some individuals will seek out mentors in their careers or mentor their juniors at some point, a large proportion of those in the workforce will not, and ...

  • April 01st, 2015
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Lucas Winton
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5 minutes with Business Development Manager Lucas Winton

  • March 30th, 2015
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Getting the Best out of Project Workers
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Getting the Best out of Project Workers

Throughout Australia, labour hire is rapidly growing in popularity, as businesses and organisations realise how effective and beneficial this type of employment is for their needs. Whether your business deals with long or short-term projects, or has ...

  • March 23rd, 2015
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A Day in the Life of a Recruiter
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A Day in the Life of a Recruiter

From clients to candidates, your recruitment agency works hard each and every day to create outstanding employment solutions. But what does an average day look like in the world of a recruiter? In today’s post, Lucas Winton, the Business Develop...

  • March 16th, 2015
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It's Not What You Say
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It’s Not What You Say

There’s no doubt about it, the interview is one of the most important aspects in the hiring process. Developing strong interview skills is paramount in pointing your job search on the road to success. But did you know, only half of what matters in ...

  • March 10th, 2015
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The Pros and Cons of Hiring Interns
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The Pros and Cons of Hiring Interns

When hiring new staff for your business or organisation, you likely have considered several options: long term permanent employees, short term workers, or perhaps even labour hire. What you may not have considered as a viable staffing choice is the i...

  • March 03rd, 2015
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What it Really Means to Work for a Labour Hire Company
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What it Really Means to Work for a Labour Hire Company

Businesses across Australia are turning to labour hire as an innovative and effective solution to their temporary employment needs. As a candidate, have you considered it? Labour hire offers numerous benefits on both ends; you can have gainful employ...

  • February 24th, 2015
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Experience vs. Attitude: Which Gets You Hired?
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Experience vs. Attitude: Which Gets You Hired?

There is an oft-asked question in the realm of business and employment: Should candidates be hired based on their experience or based on their attitude? Employers and hiring managers have widely varying opinions on this matter. At On Line Recruitment...

  • February 16th, 2015
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What Questions Should Be Asked in an Interview?
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What Questions Should Be Asked in an Interview?

An interview between employer and potential employee is the top method of meeting and selecting the ideal candidate for an open role in your business. Used by the majority of business owners and hiring managers throughout Australia, the interview, wh...

  • February 09th, 2015
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6 Qualities Employers Look for in Candidates
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6 Qualities Employers Look for in Candidates

When it comes to hiring new staff, employers are looking for the best of the best. Certainly, responsibilities and requirements vary based on industry, position, and company size, but a few qualities remain consistent amongst almost all employers. Th...

  • February 02nd, 2015
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5 Tips for Writing a Great CV
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5 Tips for Writing a Great CV

Attention job seekers! Are you hoping to land the position of your dreams? Looking for a fresh start in a new industry? Aiming to climb the corporate ladder with aspirations for an executive position? All of these goals require many elements (not the...

  • January 27th, 2015
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Tips for Suitable Selection Criteria

Our clients at On Line Recruitment and Labour Hire represent a vast range of industries, organisation types, and business sizes. We love the variety we get to work with, and sourcing the best candidates for our clients is our number one goal. Over...

  • January 19th, 2015
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On-the-Job Parameters
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On-the-Job Parameters

When hiring for an open position, many clients report struggling with defining the on-the-job parameters for the available role. There are so many aspects to running a business and each individual role plays its part. For an existing position, you ma...

  • January 13th, 2015
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Is Labour Hire Cost Effective?
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Is Labour Hire Cost Effective?

It’s no secret that labour hire is on the rise in Australia and across the globe. Businesses and organisations that handle long and short-term projects, or experience significant changes in employment needs are increasingly finding that recruitment...

  • January 05th, 2015
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Do Clients Have Any Control Over their Labour Hire Solutions?
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Do Clients Have Any Control Over their Labour Hire Solutions?

Working with a professional, experienced recruitment agency offers countless benefits for a business or organisation. When allowing the employment experts to take over, however, some business owners or managers worry that they’ll lose all control o...

  • December 22nd, 2014
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Position Advertising: So Many Options
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Position Advertising: So Many Options

When it comes to the job world, the sheer number of options available can be overwhelming, for both job seekers and businesses looking to hire. Where to begin? As a business, you have the choice of managing your own recruitment and hiring processes o...

  • December 15th, 2014
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A Focus on Ethical Hiring

When it comes to recruiting and hiring candidates for open positions, there are a huge variety of elements that must be considered. In an ideal world, a perfectly suited candidate would be found, interviewed, and selected for employment in an ideally...

  • December 08th, 2014
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24/7 Emergency Contact
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24/7 Emergency Contact

As we’ve seen time and time again, there are countless advantages to working with a qualified recruitment agency. Aside from the obvious benefits such as industry expertise, valuable connections, and employment resources, an organisation such as On...

  • December 01st, 2014
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Recruitment & Client Confidentiality
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Recruitment & Client Confidentiality

One important concern for businesses and other organisations has to do with client confidentiality. How safe is your information? What will be shared with third party groups such as a recruitment agency, and how can you guarantee the safety of your c...

  • November 24th, 2014
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Matching the Candidate to the Employer
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Matching the Candidate to the Employer

A perfect match between employee and employer is a rare gift. It is a wonderful thing when an employee loves his or her job, takes pride in their work, and thrives in their place of employment. When an employer finds that same worker to be a skilled,...

  • November 17th, 2014
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Employee Retention
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How to Get the Most Out of Your Employees

As an employer, business owner, or manager, you likely have a great deal on your mind at any given moment. The running of a business or organisation is a huge and complex undertaking, and there are many factors to consider, handle, and manage. While ...

  • November 10th, 2014
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How to Dress for An Interview

At On Line Recruitment and Labour Hire, we focus equally on our business clients and our hiring candidates. As we look for ways to improve and streamline the recruitment and employment processes for businesses and organisations, we also are continual...

  • November 03rd, 2014
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Labour Hire: A Focus on Seasonal Work
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Labour Hire: A Focus on Seasonal Work

Labour hire is one of the fastest growing methods of sourcing new, skilled employees for businesses both large and small. Throughout Australia, numerous businesses within every industry have discovered the advantages of recruiting temporary staff thr...

  • October 26th, 2014
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Know Your Responsibilities - Employer Responsibilities
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Know Your Responsibilities – Employer Responsibilities

As an employer, you likely already know that there are certain responsibilities when it comes to your employees. There are the obvious ones, like payroll, taxation, and proper induction, and then there are some that may be industry-specific or unique...

  • October 19th, 2014
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How to Know When it’s Time to Hire

Whether yours is a business large or small, you know that one of the most important elements of business success lies in hiring the right employees. You want the best staff, ideally suited to the positions you have within your business. But when is t...

  • October 12th, 2014
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Is Labour Hire Limited to Trades?
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Is Labour Hire Limited to Trades?

An extremely effective employment solution, labour hire is fast growing in popularity and frequency. Throughout Australia, more and more businesses are discovering how useful labour hire can be for sourcing temporary workers for their long and short ...

  • October 06th, 2014
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You’ve Got the Guy - Now What?
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You’ve Got the Guy – Now What?

Congratulations! You've had a successful recruitment process, resulting in the hiring of an excellent candidate for a position at your business. Once your new employee has been selected, now begins the next phase: incorporating the employee into your...

  • September 22nd, 2014
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Is Labour Hire the Future?
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Is Labour Hire the Future?

Now, more than ever, it seems that businesses are discovering the benefits of labour hire as an alternative to traditional employment or typical contract hire. Labour hire, which sources high quality skilled workers for long and short term projects, ...

  • September 14th, 2014
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The Benefits of a Recruitment Guarantee
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The Benefits of a Recruitment Guarantee

If you've selected a reputable recruitment agency to assist you with the complex and laborious task of hiring new employees, you are in luck. A stellar recruitment agency will locate outstanding candidates for your open positions, and aid you through...

  • September 02nd, 2014
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Using a Recruitment Agency: Is it Cost-Effective for a Business?
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Using a Recruitment Agency: Is it Cost-Effective for a Business?

As your business seeks to hire new employees, you may consider various ways of executing this task. One common option is to oversee all of the hiring yourself. This can sometimes be doable within a large company when a human resources department is a...

  • September 02nd, 2014
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5 Things You Should Never Say in an Interview
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5 Things You Should Never Say in an Interview

The interview process is a situation in which nearly all of us will find ourselves during the span of our careers, often on multiple occasions. Interviews present an opportunity for a job candidate to show off their skills, discuss their work history...

  • August 24th, 2014
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The Future of Work
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The Future of Work

When we look back through history, it is fascinating to observe the vast ways in which employment and work have changed throughout the years. Even in the past decade, we as a society can probably point to obvious shifts in the labour force, demand fo...

  • August 14th, 2014
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Which Employment Option to Use

As a business in need of employees, you may feel overwhelmed at the many options available. If you’ve chosen to utilise the services of a skilled recruitment agency, there will be several employment options to select from. Depending on your industr...

  • August 14th, 2014
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How to Make Yourself More Employable
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How to Make Yourself More Employable

Let’s face it, the job industry can be tough. It seems as if there are fewer positions, yet more qualified applicants appearing every day in search of employment. So how do you ensure that you stand out from the crowd? In a competitive market, you ...

  • August 14th, 2014
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To Panel or Not to Panel
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To Panel or Not to Panel? That is the Interview Question

Hiring interviews can occur in many different formats and settings. As each business, role, and candidate is different, there is no one-size-fits-all formula for interviewing potential new employees. One-on-one interviews and panel interviews are two...

  • August 14th, 2014
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Who is More Important: The Client or the Candidate?

While we focus on our valued business clients, we strive to find employment services for everyone. But who is more important: The client or the candidate?...

  • July 21st, 2014
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5 Benefits of Using a Labour Hire Company
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5 Benefits of Using a Labour Hire Company

As a business in need of temporary workers, you may be considering utilising a labour hire company for your next project. Labour hire is exceedingly common throughout Australia, with a constant need for short and long term projects arising all year l...

  • July 18th, 2014
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Types of Projects Best Served Through Labour Hire
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Types of Projects Best Served Through Labour Hire

When planning for new projects or changes in your company environment, you may be considering the addition of new, temporary staff. For a long or short-term project, your staff needs may vary greatly and be subject to frequent changes. Labour hire is...

  • July 03rd, 2014
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How to Get the Best From Your Labour Hire Company

As a client of a labour hire company, you may be wondering what is the best way to utilise this relationship to the benefit of your business. Perhaps you're thinking, “how can I get the best from my labour hire company?” You are not alone. As hun...

  • June 26th, 2014
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Advantages of Labour Hire in Large Scale Construction
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Advantages of Labour Hire in Large Scale Construction

When your company decides to mount a large scale construction project, this is a serious undertaking. There are a multitude of details to be considered, one of which is vital: where are you going to find the manpower to tackle this massive constructi...

  • June 19th, 2014
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What is Labour Hire?
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What is Labour Hire?

For anyone involved in the hiring or recruiting process, or for those seeking employment, you may at some point stumble across the term labour hire. It’s important to understand this terminology, so you can decide if labour hire might be right for ...

  • June 10th, 2014
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Recruiting for a Job You Know Nothing About
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Recruiting for a Job You Know Nothing About

Oftentimes, an available position may be one which is new to the recruiters. This role may even be a newly created position, with duties and responsibilities still to be determined. So how can you recruit for such a position? If you have no idea what...

  • June 02nd, 2014
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Interviewer DOs and DON’Ts
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Interviewer DOs and DON’Ts

The Internet abounds with suggestions on how to give a great interview. What may be harder to find are tips on how to conduct an excellent interview. The emphasis tends to be on landing a job with a stellar interview, but if you're a company hiring n...

  • May 26th, 2014
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Is Traditional Recruitment Dead?
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Is Traditional Recruitment Dead?

Recruitment for new hire candidates has changed in many ways in recent years. The changing face of the recruitment scene has generally tended towards an increase in online engagement, through job hunting websites and other sources. Are more tradition...

  • May 20th, 2014
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Recruit for Attitude, Train for Skill
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Recruit for Attitude, Train for Skill

When seeking new employees, most companies will be hoping to find the most skilled and talented individuals out there; individuals who also have a great attitude. A motivated, bright, and talented employee possessing all the appropriate high-level sk...

  • May 13th, 2014
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Can a Recruitment Agency Source Better Candidates?
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Can a Recruitment Agency Source Better Candidates?

With technology keeping the world more connected than ever before, and an overabundance of social media channels at the ready, you might think your company has all the tools at hand to source your own ideal candidates for open positions. While you co...

  • May 06th, 2014
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