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IT industry body welcomes cabinet shake-up

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In the past few years, the coveted spot of prime minister has been hotly fought over. Following on from the trend of leadership contentions, prime ministers stepping down (and sometimes back up), Malcolm Turnbull's rise to the top seat has been taken in the stride of many Australians.

However, his changes to the cabinet roster have been swift an…

3 common sense tips for a productive job interview

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Regardless of whether you've been out of the workforce for a long time or are looking for your first job, the prospect of a job interview can be nerve-wracking.

Of course, you want to present yourself in the best light, but this can easily be overdone and you'll end up doing more harm than good. With this in mind, it pays to know a few tips about …

Equal pay opportunities in focus this September

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Australia is a global leader in many social issues.  Gender equality isn't always one of them.  Its seems staggering that here we are in 2015 and we still need to have an official 'Equal Pay Day'

You may not have heard of it but it's happening this Friday.  Why this Friday you may ask. Well this Friday is 65 days after the start of the new financia…

Developers taking advantage of cloud benefits

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Software developers often have a tough time keeping up the latest trends. As soon as one piece of technology is relevant another one comes along and takes over. However, it's this innovation that keeps developers producing high standard outcomes for their clients and stakeholders.

With this in mind, it is interesting to note the results from the rec…

Case study: Scrapping performance reviewsTRC in the press - Shortlist

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Case study: Scrapping performance reviews

Wednesday 26 August 2015 10:19am

Trading traditional performance reviews for transparent communication of company goals and results has significantly strengthened the team at The Recruitment Company, according to managing director Simon Moss. Moss told Shortlist the Sydney-based recruitment business owes its …

Video Blog - Employee Attachment

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Sarah Banek, our People and Performance Director, talks about employee attachment and the tools (from Sork HC) that we have incorporated into our process.

Delivering great customer service through driving great culturePart 2

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In Part one of this two series blog, I wrote about the four cornerstones of driving great culture and the value this culture can bring to your business. In part two, I’d like to look at how to externalize your culture in raising the bar on customer service.  

Having spent the last few years developing The Recruitment Company's culture, working tir…

Delivering great customer service through driving great culturePart 1

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Driving strong company culture is something that I write about a lot, as I'm a firm believer in the power that great culture has to impact the level of customer service across every facet of your business, for all types of business, not just for a recruitment agency.

Great customer service, however, means a myriad of different things to different …

How to capture the imagination of your next employer

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Every candidate will know the struggles of trying to find a job. Although you might have the best experience or top qualification, with so many people vying for roles it can easily turn into a lottery. 

As such, it is vital to stand out from the crowd during the recruitment process to ensure that your resume and cover letter capture the imagination …