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Happy Easter! | Weekly Wrap Up

Happy Easter! | Weekly Wrap Up

Rusher Roger’s weekly wrap-up report on what’s happening in the world of Rusher Rogers, our clients, our candidates and the recruitment market. Last week was a bit of a week for a short one! For some, the Easter long weekend could not have come soon enough I am sure.  Certainly some valuable lessons in how not to do things, shouted out to all of us over media and certainly a lot of internal reflection going on as a nation.  I will…
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Connections that Count | Weekly Wrap Up

Connections that Count | Weekly Wrap Up

Rusher Roger’s weekly wrap-up report on what’s happening in the world of Rusher Rogers, our clients, our candidates and the recruitment market. Last week’s CTC event was a great way to kick off this networking group again for 2018. 10 very accomplished professionals who were all itching to try and find some sort of universal connection as to why they had been selected in this first session for the year. Sounds a little like a social experiment I know, but…
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What Does The Perfect Resume Look Like? | Weekly Wrap Up

What Does The Perfect Resume Look Like? | Weekly Wrap Up

Rusher Roger’s weekly wrap-up report on what’s happening in the world of Rusher Rogers, our clients, our candidates and the recruitment market. A super short week for me this week in that I got back from a mini-break trekking in Tasmania on Wednesday, so the remainder of the week has flown by. Still lots of activity on the permanent front with some really exciting leadership roles coming into focus with temp picking up a head of steam as well. I…
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International Women’s Day | Weekly Wrap Up

International Women’s Day | Weekly Wrap Up

Rusher Roger’s weekly wrap-up report on what’s happening in the world of Rusher Rogers, our clients, our candidates and the recruitment market. Thursday 8th March – hopefully this is a date that will continue to resonate with men just as much as women for all the right, positive and progressive reasons that is its intention.  This year more than any other in my working memory it has really meant something or is gaining traction. There is a sense of progress…
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Watch This Space | Weekly Wrap Up

Watch This Space | Weekly Wrap Up

Rusher Roger’s weekly wrap-up report on what’s happening in the world of Rusher Rogers, our clients, our candidates and the recruitment market. There is a lot of discussion going on in the recruitment sector as our industry moves closer to more formal registration in the form of legislated licensing for recruiters in the on-hire space in Victoria following both Queensland and South Australia.  What will it mean?  Well greater accountability for the sector and let’s hope, less employee exploitation…watch this…
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Personal Brand | Weekly Wrap Up

Personal Brand | Weekly Wrap Up

Rusher Roger’s weekly wrap-up report on what’s happening in the world of Rusher Rogers, our clients, our candidates and the recruitment market. Personal brand is so important. Whether you are a recruiter, hiring manager or applicant, throughout the recruitment process all three participants are tested.  And usually it’s just the simple things, like returning a call, turning up on time or just turning up,  it’s giving feedback and saying or committing to what you said that you were going to…
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Accepting Decisions | Weekly Wrap-Up

Accepting Decisions | Weekly Wrap-Up

Rusher Roger’s weekly wrap-up report on what’s happening in the world of Rusher Rogers, our clients, our candidates and the recruitment market. The importance of accepting decisions especially if they are negative, with grace, has really resonated with me this week. Accepting decisions and learning from that experience is a real skill and not easy when you weren’t expecting a different outcome or disagree with the decision.  So what can you do to make the best of it?  Take the…
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The ‘gig’ Economy | Weekly Wrap-up

The ‘gig’ Economy | Weekly Wrap-up

Rusher Roger’s weekly wrap-up report on what’s happening in the world of Rusher Rogers, our clients, our candidates and the recruitment market. There is a lot of talk about the ‘gig’ economy, which is basically hiring expertise in for the life cycle of a specific project, so a contractor if you like (so very 2017), only rebranded, so very NOW.  Have we seen a significant shift away from more traditional permanent ongoing roles in favor of contract roles?  Not really….
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The demand for good temps gains some traction | Weekly Wrap Up

Rusher Roger’s weekly wrap-up report on what’s happening in the world of Rusher Rogers, our clients, our candidates and the recruitment market. Well there goes January!! Another busy week, well month actually, as activity continues to pick up speed from the holiday break. I have spent much of this week catching up with our clients to talk about the year ahead as well as with candidates looking to make a change in 2018.  All-in-all the job market certainly, on the…
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Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap

Rusher Roger’s weekly wrap-up report on what’s happening in the world of Rusher Rogers, our clients, our candidates and the recruitment market. Gosh so many predictions and all of them happening in 2018, apparently. My News feed on social media, professional or personal has been filled with new ways forward, better ways to do things, new year, clean slates, a year without, cheese, plastic, alcohol, shopping (as if). On and on and on they go but in all seriousness there…
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Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap

Rusher Roger’s weekly wrap-up report on what’s happening in the world of Rusher Rogers, our clients, our candidates and the recruitment market. Melbourne gets back to work quickly.  Second week of January, the trains are fuller, the roads are busier and Melbourne is full of visitors with the Australian Open starting on Monday. We have had a flurry of new roles in pretty quickly, already indicating what sort of year it’s going to be. So we are keen to speak…
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Happy New Year! | Weekly Wrap Up

Happy New Year! | Weekly Wrap Up

RRHR’s weekly wrap-up report on what’s happening in the world of RRHR, our clients, our candidates and the recruitment market. Happy New Year!     We have certainly hit the ground running with a range of new roles just in and loads of great conversations with individuals reflecting on the new year ahead and their direction for the next 12 months. This time of year is always a great time to review and reflect and I wrote a piece during…
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Merry Christmas! | Weekly Wrap Up

Merry Christmas! | Weekly Wrap Up

Rusher Roger’s weekly wrap-up report on what’s happening in the world of Rusher Rogers, our clients, our candidates and the recruitment market. I LOVE my job. This is not always the case though, but the last couple of weeks with the lead up to Christmas has meant that I have been out and about, in front of clients spreading some Christmas cheer and importantly reconnecting with all the people we have placed over the year/s.  This experience always reconfirms in…
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Christmas Party Do’s and Don’ts

Christmas Party Do’s and Don’ts

“Tis the season to be jolly”, but it’s also the season to reacquaint ourselves with some good old party etiquette. So, before you pick up your fancy dress costume, iron your best shirt or put on your party shoes, here are some handy Christmas party do’s and don’ts to make sure that your Christmas party is one to remember for all the right reasons. Christmas Party Do’s; Go to the Christmas party if you can, as most managers do a…
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Senior Thought Leaders Navigating Change For NFP’s | Weekly Wrap Up

Senior Thought Leaders Navigating Change For NFP’s | Weekly Wrap Up

Rusher Roger’s weekly wrap-up report on what’s happening in the world of Rusher Rogers, our clients, our candidates and the recruitment market.   This week I was fortunate to be able to attend Australia’s National Not For Profit Leaders Forum in Sydney. Two info crammed days listening to and discussing the key challenges facing NFP’s nationally plus a couple of more focused workshops on the third day specifically dealing with digital implementation and attracting and retaining talent. WOW! The hard stats…
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To Catch A Thief | Weekly Wrap Up

Rusher Roger’s weekly wrap-up report on what’s happening in the world of Rusher Rogers, our clients, our candidates and the recruitment market. This week has been a week of extremes…hello, the weather??!!!  For us, it started with a theft and is ending with what sounds like an apocalyptic weather forecast…apparently our new hood (cnr of Elizabeth and Little Collins St) used to be a creek and may well return to its former state later this afternoon (perhaps more of a…
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The Power Of First Impressions | Weekly Wrap Up

The Power Of First Impressions | Weekly Wrap Up

Rusher Roger’s weekly wrap-up report on what’s happening in the world of Rusher Rogers, our clients, our candidates and the recruitment market. First impressions really stick with you don’t they?  We all know the importance of making the right first impression in an interview situation, and certainly when we meet a potential new client for the first time…it can be make or break.  So first impressions after our first week settling into our new CBD based offices have really leapt…
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A Momentous Week!  | Weekly Wrap Up

A Momentous Week! | Weekly Wrap Up

Rusher Roger’s weekly wrap-up report on what’s happening in the world of Rusher Rogers, our clients, our candidates and the recruitment market. A momentous week on so many levels, the marriage equality result, the Socceroos World Cup qualification,  Monday and Tuesday spent at the Ethical Jobs Not For Profit People Conference; Congratulations goes to the winners of our competition to get a complete social media health check by digital and social media expert George Leighton of GLPR/Social: Mercy Health Quantum…
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Raising The Bar For The Not-For-Profit Sector | Weekly Wrap Up

Raising The Bar For The Not-For-Profit Sector | Weekly Wrap Up

Rusher Roger’s weekly wrap-up report on what’s happening in the world of Rusher Rogers, our clients, our candidates and the recruitment market. Congratulations to MacKillop Family Services, for celebrating 20 years of a very successful amalgamation and an organisation that now employs 1100 staff across Victoria, NSW and WA.  This great night of celebration saw various awards being given out for outstanding achievements across several categories that clearly indicate that MacKillop Family Services continues to raise the bar and recognise…
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All Is Fair in Love, House-Mate Hunting and Recruitment

All Is Fair in Love, House-Mate Hunting and Recruitment

So just to be clear, I’m not all that familiar with Tinder. Obviously, I’ve heard of it but full disclosure: I had to Google what swiping left and right meant. So, when I came across an article on Tinder For Recruitment, I was intrigued. Working in recruitment we are always on the lookout for new ways to source and find talent. How can you create a pool of talent that is selective enough while ensuring you’re not competing against everyone around…
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