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People Recruitment announces $100,000 Employer Assistance Package

The recent news  that job advertisements fell in Australia by over 50% (February to March) simply reinforces what we’ve been seeing and for many of you, what you’ve been experiencing over recent weeks. From our continuing discussions with employers it’s clear most already have a focus on a recovery phase. What these organisations will look […]

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Plan before applying for a new job

Spending time thinking about whether the job is the right opportunity for you and whether you are what the employer is looking for are two of the important considerations in a job application process, best done before you hit the send button. Before you start applying for jobs do some planning: Develop a list defining […]

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An Effective Resume: Where Facts Replace A Good Story

While it is true some 60% of jobs in the are filled without advertising, the challenge of preparing a resume will be faced by most of us at some stage during our career. While not intending to understate the value of a resume, it is vital to remember a resume won’t necessarily get you the […]

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The Top Ten Interview Questions

In our previous instalment, the importance of well-prepared resume was discussed and a few helpful tips in preparing an effective resume were offered. While not intending to understate its value, it is vital to remember a resume won’t necessarily get you the job. An effective resume should aim to get you an interview. Now, let’s assume you […]

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Winning Interview Techniques

In our previous article in this employment series, the top ten interview questions were outlined along with some useful strategies in preparing for a job interview. C.P.R. of a different nature was suggested – Consolidate your documents; Prepare for the interview by researching the organisation and Rehearse for the interview by practicing commonly asked questions. The article concluded by suggesting candidates […]

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The Job Seeker Rejection Cycle.

Wanting to be liked is a basic human trait and conversely, we usually don’t enjoy the experience of rejection. All of us in the People Recruitment Group of companies understand the emotional investment every candidate makes when they decide to apply for a role and how important the job will be to their future. That’s […]

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Social distancing – how to handle job interviews

So, here we are in a time where we are told to keep a distance of 1.5metres between yourself and others, avoid hand shaking and let’s face it, basically do all things necessary to keep the COVID-19 curve as flat as possible for as long as possible. Our clients are asking whether they should delay […]

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The Herald Sun’s decision to close comments is a win for the trolls.

Last week I read The Herald Sun had switched off comments on articles about AFLW stating the measure was taken “because of the constant trolling, harassment and disgraceful commentary by some members of our community.” I can’t help but think this is a huge mistake and more importantly, hope it doesn’t set a precedent other media follow. […]

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Succession planning – a great idea that is in need of a re-think

There has been a long held myth that unless you are working in a large commercialised organisation opportunities for succession planning are reasonably limited. While smaller resourced organisations certainly operate lean and reasonably flat, in isolation this should not eliminate opportunities for succession planning. However, we need to shift our thinking on succession planning away […]

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