Job ads are no longer an indicator of vacancies

Job ads are no longer an indicator of vacancies  ​ Vacancies are going up Traditionally analysts would look at how many job advertisements are listed to report vacancies in the work force, but increasingly job measures and vacancies aren’t matching up. New ANZ research has found that whilst va...

Six important Lessons to Learn When You Don’t Have Local Experience

Considering a new job?  I received a resume from an engineer (whom I’ll call Ali) a few days ago. His story is like many people who come to our shores. A young man looking for a better and safer life to raise his family.   Many migrants arrive here and discov...

Job Search Tips for Older Workers

Recruiters Ignore Older WorkersThere has been a lot of news in the press lately about the difficulty that older workers are facing when it comes to finding employment. We published an article regarding this some time ago. I thought it would be timely to revise it and republish it.Older job seekers c...
Culture and fit

The Recruitment Model is Broken

I met up with a boss from a previous company that I worked with a number of years ago. He has moved on to bigger and better things now and I caught up with him for a coffee the other day. We talked about the challenges of recruiting good people. He said that he has built a strategy around finding pe...
Career Coach Perth

What to look for in an employer

If you are considering making a move soon or you are currently in Job Search Mode, there are some important decisions you will need to make prior to accepting an offer. We spend a big percentage of our life at work. The last thing you want to do is work in a company where your career aspirations are...