Thinking about running your own business?

By Katrina Park   There are many benefits to becoming an entrepreneur.  But it isn’t for everyone. If you’re looking for an easy road, then running your own business won’t be for you.  It’s funny how so many people start their own business thinking it will give them more freedom...

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Dealing with setbacks in your life and career

By Katrina Park   I was thinking about this topic as I was thinking about some of my own struggles.   When business ventures, careers, relationships, goals and dreams don’t go as we planned, it’s easy to be disappointed, frustrated, angry and a whole raft of other emotions.  But a...

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Looking Into The Future of Technology

By Katrina Park  Have you stopped to think how dependent on technology we are today?  It’s hard to imagine what life was like before the internet and mobile phones!  Technology runs our lives these days. Smartphones, tablets and computers – we really can’t seem to function without them.  These days...

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Contract Vs Permanent Staff – Deciding which makes more sense for your business

Contract vs Permanent - it is a tough but important decision, especially for a small business or a new project. A good hire will have a huge impact on your business (likewise, a bad hire will have an even bigger impact).  Do I hire a permanent employee, or a contractor? Full...

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GENDER AND PAY EQUALITY – ARE THEY IMPROVING?

By Katrina Park  Studies consistently show that gender bias and the gender pay gap is real. Preliminary results of Gender Equality Data 2017 /18 shows full-time women continue to earn less than full-time men in every industry and occupation. Whilst many organisations are taking measurable steps to implement gender equality,...

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It takes more than just applying for jobs to start your career in IT – here are some tips to help you choose the right job

Congratulations! You’ve just completed your coding bootcamp or university degree. You’re passionate and excited about technology and now looking for a great job that will kick start your career. So how do you go about not only finding a job but more importantly, finding the right role? Here are some...

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Employer Branding – why it’s important

Employer Branding - the core things you need to know If you read lots of Recruitment and HR blogs you’ll see lots of ideas on how to brand your organisation to be attractive to candidates and the world in general. Whilst there are endless things you can do, there are...

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Inducting and Integrating Staff

Inducting and integrating staff properly will ensure a better outcome for all parties time and time again... You’ve done all the hard work, you’ve sourced, attracted and Recruited THE person/next superstar for your organisation.  You’re really excited to get them on board and start solving your company problems and making...

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What recruitment agencies get paid for

#483635919 / gettyimages.com There is a perception that Recruitment Agencies get paid for not doing much work and that they are an expensive way to get people.  Some people think that recruiters just place a job advertisement on Seek and then shuffle resumes around right?  “Come on, you want me...

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Coffee Shops are Great Locations For Client Meetings

Coffee….. it really does make the world go round It’s the elixir of business in Melbourne. If you ask my children what I do, they will quite happily tell you that I go to the city, talk to people, drink coffee (oh and work with a computer). It’s not far...

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