Awkward Question 782 “Why are you looking for a new job?”

View image | gettyimages.com It’s a question that is always going to be answered. I’m not sure why, the answer is rarely believed, but it’s a conversation starter and a part of the process that just won’t budge. There are lots of reasons for wanting to change your job or...

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How does your resume stack up? (Why it’s important to tailor your resume to the job your applying for)

View image | gettyimages.com Here we go again, another blog about Resumes. It’s not an exciting topic, I know, however if you spend as much time reading them as I do, trust me, it’s important. The idea of the resume is as old as jobs themselves, I’m pretty sure (but...

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Why it’s important to invest in the development of your staff

It really sounds like a no brainer, as an organisation you MUST develop your staff. But then why, when things get tough, are the training budgets the first to get slashed? Training is expensive right? I’ve seen Managers ask the question, “but what if we spend all this money training...

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Tackling Employee Turnover

View image | gettyimages.com Whilst Recruiting is really important to me (surprise!) sometimes clients forget we can limit that amount of work we do if we can reduce turnover. I’ve worked with companies who are hiring frantically just to remain within the status quo. (And after all those Coles ads,...

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