how to bounce back when you suffer a setback in life

How to Bounce Back

Everyone suffers setbacks, unfortunately, that is life. In Recruitment, you will quite often hear the saying champagne and razor blades and it wasn’t until recently that I realised how true this rang. For the past couple of weeks, I have been living the champagne lifestyle. I had a strong start to the quarter, made good

stress in the workplace

How to manage stress in the workplace

We all know about the effects of stress, and what can happen if you don’t monitor and manage it effectively. It affects your health in ways that you may not even be aware of, from headaches to insomnia, to decreased productivity. Stress may impact your mood, your behaviour, and your relationships, and in short, stress

6 things I’ve learned from our newest employees

Recruiting and onboarding new staff is a time intensive and expensive exercise.  I know this first hand, having recruited thousands of roles over the years, both for my clients and for our team at Optimum.  Devoting time to write position descriptions and job advertisements, screen resumes, conduct interviews, prepare employment contracts, procure the tools of

Planning for Success in the Next Financial Year

Planning for Success in the Next Financial Year

As recruiters, strategic planning plays a pivotal role in achieving success in the ever-changing market. With the current financial year coming to a close, it is crucial to prepare for the year ahead. By doing so, you can maintain a competitive edge, adapt to emerging trends, and attract top talent. This article outlines essential steps