Hiring a new member of your team, isn’t always easy, as you’ll not only want someone who can perform like a superstar in the role but an employee who also fits nicely within your company’s culture.
Finding that right employee can pay off hugely, with research from the Harvard Business Review showing the best performers are roughly four times as productive as average performers.
So how exactly do you find those top performers? Here are some tips to help you hunt down a corporate superstar that has it all: (more…)
Now more than ever Aussies are turning their passions – fitness, beauty, photography, social media etc – into their full time profession. However, for those that are still stuck in a job that they are unhappy in, making this transition may be a bit daunting.
Sound familiar? If you’re one of the many people looking for greater fulfilment out of your full time job, this blog is for you, as we run through the major considerations of turning your job into your passion.
Whether you’re a mum returning to work after a period of maternity leave or a globetrotter finally ready to give up the life of travel for a 9-5 job, it may take some time to find that perfect role.
But there are some tactics job hunters can take on, who have been out of the working game for a period, that will help ensure success.
So if you’re ready to plunge back into the workforce, read our top tips below for employment success:
In the workplace there’s always going to be different types of employees. For instance, there’s those who proclaim to be “workaholics” staying back until 8pm but are actually getting through a minimal amount of work (this is dubbed presenteeism). By comparison, other employees may work strictly within the hours of 9am-5pm but breeze through a much larger amount of work.
I had a conversation today with a candidate who was on the verge of tears. They’d been looking for work without much luck and to make matters worse they’re an expat, so on top of their frustrations with their job search they were also feeling out of place, alone, and without support.
This is a terrible situation to be in, and I really felt for them. It struck such a chord with me it made me want to reach out, give some general advice, and hopefully help them and others that may be in the same boat. (more…)