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Career Defining Moments – Part 2 “Saying Yes”

(check out Part 1 “Stepping Up”) I’ve worked with Alicia for nearly 20 years.  Alicia is one of those unique people who can energise a room, the second she walks in.  She has an aura that screams “C’mon let’s go!” Her capacity to make you feel like a million dollars is second to none, because

Returning to work after the holiday season

There is no doubt right now that a lot of us are starting to wind down for the Christmas break, celebrating the year that has been, enjoying all the yummy food (I have eaten my body weight of Forrero Rochers already) and looking forward to spending time with family and loved ones. It really is

How to communicate better with Co-workers and employees

Be better at work – How to communicate better with Co-workers and employees

We all know communication is critical to success in life, but also in business. Most of the work we do requires collaborating and coordinating with others, and one’s ability to communicate effectively with peers, subordinates, clients and customers is tremendously important. If done well, you could say it is the ultimate superpower. How confident are

Is your recruitment process quick enough to secure the best candidate?

The market this year has really taken off with a bang and there is a lot of confidence in the economy at present. We are seeing good candidates being snapped up very quickly and we are even starting to see candidate shortages in some areas. It has certainly been an education piece for those clients

Exciting Acquisition Announcement

It is with great pleasure that we can announce that Brisbane-based recruitment specialist APRG has been acquired by Optimum Consulting Group. APRG will continue operating under the same brand and with the same excellent team whilst also benefiting from Optimum’s existing expertise. Optimum Consulting Group’s Managing Director Brad McMahon commented “We are thrilled to welcome

benefits of hiring temporary resources

The numerous benefits of hiring temporary/contract resources

Hiring a temp or contract employee can be a highly resourceful and useful solution. They can have numerous benefits to a business, here are some of them: Speed Ever got to the point where the workload has increased out of control to only have more added to your plate? Projects commence, employee absence is high,

how to create a winning linkedin profile

How to Create a Winning LinkedIn Profile

Spend some time this year to create a winning LinkedIn profile that can help build on your personal and professional relationships and enhance your personal brand. See these easy-to-follow tips to get started. People in business typically spend plenty of time and resources in building a company brand and reputation, whether it be for their

its june 2021 already

So, it’s June 2021 (already). Are you happy with your last six months?

Einstein famously quoted “Time flies when you’re having fun” but is it also when you’re busy? I think most people you speak with will shake their head in disbelief (and hopefully a little gratitude) remembering June 2020. It was undeniably bleak, and many felt disenfranchised by this Covid-19 chestnut we were handed. We have certainly