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Pre-empting counter offers – what you can do to alleviate the chances of a candidate accepting a counter offer

The most frustrating thing for a recruiter to encounter is that phone call from a candidate, who has already signed and accepted an offer, that they have changed their mind.  They've been counter offered by their current employer and are going to stick with the devil they know. We train...

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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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How do you identify top talent – what makes a superstar?

By Katrina Park You’ve been through the “processes”, the hoops have been jumped through, and you’ve got a winner.   Are you sure?  It always seems to be an easier decision to put people forward to a Hiring Manager that it is to take on the responsibility of hiring said person...

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Starting a new job? Here’s some things to consider to ease the transition into a new role

  We write a lot about finding a job, ie identifying the opening, approaching the company, cover letters v resumes, how to structure the resume, interviewing techniques etc etc etc. But the advice you read from the "Recruitment experts" or at least the "blogoshpere" that I read stops there. With...

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Inducting and integrating new staff

View image | gettyimages.com 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 your life easier.  Job done right? Not quite. Here’s the thing.  Your company...

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Should the IT Support function be in-house or outsourced?

By Marie Folino Over the past 10+ years that I have been working in IT recruitment, I have had the pleasure of seeing different technology trends come and go. In particular, over the past 6 months or so, I have seen a strong demand for IT support professionals – Service...

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What it takes to stand the test of time in IT Recruitment, but also thrive…

By Stephen Bradford   I’m passionate about helping others reach their full potential and have a clear understanding of what makes a successful recruiter. Approaching my 18th year in IT Recruitment and having also been the top performer nationally for one of the most successful IT start ups in Australian...

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Hiring Managers – 3 tips to reduce turnover of new employees

  It’s tempting to really sell the job you're trying to fill, to up-sell that “great opportunity” which will undoubtedly change some lucky individual's life. You want the lucky candidates to know about this company which could only be described as a utopian styled company, which will both make world...

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Received a Redundancy? Here are 3 tips to help you face the market and interviews again

#174638682 / gettyimages.com Sadly being made redundant is part of life in today’s corporate world.  It really hits you hard in the ego and blows your professional self confidence for a while.  Those words that managers say “It’s not personal, it’s business” - they’re deflating and ego bruising words.  Of...

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