The Truth About AI Technology & How It Is Changing Recruitment

It’s always in the news, spreading fear about the robots ‘taking our jobs’. In fact, it’s predicted that AI could replace 16% of recruitment jobs in the next decade alone. But there’s an opportunity here, to help the smart recruiter. AI could help speed up the hiring process. It can take over the heavy lifting […]

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8 Aesop’s fables hiding the ultimate career advice

A core staple in many a school assembly, the fables composed by Greek storyteller Aesop hold many morals. Whilst they taught us rights and wrongs as children, we can still apply their lessons to our busy lives and careers as adults. 1. The Crow and the Pitcher Unable to drink from a pitcher of water, […]

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Get ahead with a helping hand: how to find a mentor

Do you have a goal and want to stick to it? Get someone on board to hold you accountable. And the best person to keep you on track? A mentor. Mentors and managers? Your workplace manager may well offer some mentoring support. They should help guide your career and give you useful feedback. But a […]

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CV’s That Open Industry Doors

Your CV is the key to opening the door to your next opportunity. In order to open up the best opportunities, your key needs to be in good shape. You might have some amazing skills and experience that have perfectly shaped you for the next big opportunity in your career – but if you don’t […]

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Should You Be Hiring For Better Educational Diversity?

It’s an invisible diversity, but it’s one we need to acknowledge, embrace and encourage in our teams. Let’s look at educational diversity. “I didn’t go to college, I went to the university of life!” It’s a cliché, but it’s not wrong. Whether your employees came through on apprenticeships or PhDs, each is a valuable education. […]

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Your Personal Brand: What It Is, And What To Do With It

Whether you’re scouting out your next promotion, a better or different job, or you’re simply seeking to grow your network – your personal brand is key to unlocking your career goals. Personal branding is the processes of cultivating the impression other people have of you. While terms like ‘branding’ have long been relegated to companies, […]

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Burn Bright, Not Burn Out: How To Manage Your Mental Health

With nearly half of all Australians aged 16-85 expected to experience a mental health condition in their lifetime, mental health is a big issue. But it’s an area of health that’s overlooked. One-fifth of Australian workers have taken time off work in the past year because they felt mentally unhealthy. This leads to 3.2 days […]

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The Robots Are Coming: Here’s How To Futureproof Yourself

According to the World Economic Forum, between 3 and 14% of the world’s workforce will need to change occupation by 2030, or lose their job. This poses a number of problems to employees, who already see technology changing the nature of their role. But this could also present an enormous opportunity for the savvy worker, […]

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How To Create An Online Portfolio To Show Off Your Edge

What good is your personal brand and extensive professional experience if you aren’t showing it off to people, or recruiters? You need an online portfolio. Brand you is great. Look at yourself. You’ve achieved so much and excel at what you do. But you need to make sure people know it. An online portfolio lets […]

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How To Positively Explain Your Reason For Leaving A Job

It’s that dreaded question that comes partway through an interview. “Why did you leave that role?” You don’t want to lie to a recruiter – but you don’t want them to think you’re a problem. Sometimes, you have to leave a job due to a bad boss, stressful work or toxic work culture. But you […]

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