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2021 job offer

2021 Job offers

The current job market, in QLD at least, is different to anything I’ve seen in my career. Granted I haven’t been in recruitment for as long as others, I’ve still seen a few ups and downs. Some that I’ve anticipated and plenty that I haven’t! Currently we are in a really tight and fast-moving employment

Cultural Awareness and Emotional Intelligence

As we continue to work with and around Covid, the need to be more aware of different cultures / different states or regions / countries has become much more important for business and people leaders. We do not need to work in global companies or organisations that cover different regions / states, to possess global

Non-verbal cues while Interviewing

Some studies have shown that people’s first impressions are made based on only 7% of what you say. It means 93% of first impressions are formed by non-verbal content. Non-verbal content includes things like body language, how you dress, how you conduct yourself and your eye contact. So, you’ve fronted up to an interview at

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

still dont know what you want to be when you grow up

Still haven’t figured out what you want to be when you grow up?

For close to  4 years  I have specialised in contract recruitment and have seen firsthand the benefits it can have for my candidates. Whether you’re a recent graduate or were made redundant due to COVID-19, it can be difficult to find that perfect permanent job. This is where contracting comes in; it can be a