If You Can’t be Brilliant, at Least be Memorable.

A hiring manager of mine once described a candidate as “vanilla” whilst we were deliberating their suitability for a position. That term has stu…
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Burning Reference Bridges: What Not To Do

I recently worked with a highly skilled candidate with a resume that read like a dream for any potential employer. For the sake of this post, let’s …
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Stop Asking Candidates Why They Want To Work For You: Start Asking Yourself This Question!

I recently met with an extremely motivated Director who wanted to grow the sales team as fast as possible. The plan was to expand Australia wide. In a…
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‘Work Life’ Balance – Employers Are Forced To Justify Reasons For Rejecting Workplace Flexibility

Here at Press, we are noticing a significant rise in the number of candidates across the real estate sector opting to leave full-time positions and se…
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Less Employer Pain, More Employee Gain: Onboarding For Success

I RECENTLY worked with an organisation that in the past twelve months had gone through 30 staff members. Thirty. This figure is alarming not just from…
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Should You Accept A Counter Offer?

Last month I offered Thomas his dream job but when he went to put in his re signation, his manager told him that he wasn’t going to accept the resig…
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