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10 Essential BBQ Tips to ensure your Australia Day BBQ is one to remember

10 Essential BBQ Tips to ensure your Australia Day BBQ is one to remember

In the immortal words of Peter Allen “I still call Australia home”. After all, there’s no better feeling than beating the Poms in the cricket thus reclaiming the Ashes, or taking on the world and winning (1983 America’s Cup ring a bell) to swell that pride. I actually have a mate who cries when the national anthem is played and l’m sure if his wife allowed him to he’d wear green and gold for every occasion. “Down Under” by Men…
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Your Interview Starts with the Receptionist

Your Interview Starts with the Receptionist

  You may not be aware but as soon as you walk through the door, your interview has just started. Being a receptionist myself, I find it surprising how many people do not realise how important it is to treat the receptionist as you would treat your interviewer. Do not assume I am “just a receptionist” and my opinions don’t matter, I think I speak for most receptionists that it is quite the opposite. We are generally very observant and…
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The little mistakes made when applying for a role

The little mistakes made when applying for a role

2013 was a hard year when it came to looking for a job. ERE reports that “Although it varies with the company and the job, on average 250 resumes are received for each corporate job opening. In addition, out of every 1000 people who view an online job posting, 100 people will apply, 4 – 6 will be selected for an interview, 1 – 3 will be invited for a final interview, 1 will be offered the job, and 80% of those…
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Australia is rated best place to live and work for third year running

Australia is rated best place to live and work for third year running

Australia is the best place in the world to live and work, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. The UK, by contrast, comes 10th in the OECD’s Better Life Index, behind the US, Canada and the Scandinavian countries. Britain did, however, fare better than Germany and France, which were ranked 17th and 18th respectively. Read more….
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SIMPLE WAYS TO GET MORE ENERGY AT WORK

SIMPLE WAYS TO GET MORE ENERGY AT WORK

As our lives get busier, more and more of us struggle to get through the day without feeling tired or drained. You hit a wall half way through the day then rely on caffeine hit to recharge for another few hours, then back to feeling sleepy and lethargic.  Small changes in your lifestyle can do a wonder of good for your energy levels! I have a few basic tips to a more productive fulfilling day. DON’T HIT THE SNOOZE BUTTON:…
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Etiquette Guide for the Office Christmas Party!

Etiquette Guide for the Office Christmas Party!

Once again it’s time for the Office Christmas Party. Being a veteran of many a party, some better than others (well mostly better). I thought it timely to share what l have learnt and read over the years. I therefore present to you the Etiquette Guide for the Office Christmas Party. Clothing: Take a conservative approach. After all these are your work colleagues, they may not have socialised with you outside of work hours. So best to leave that little red slinky…
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The Perfect Handshake

The Perfect Handshake

Over the year’s l have shaken many hands, whether it be in business, socially or on the sporting field. And l have experienced every shake from the limp dead fish to the bone crusher. So what makes a perfect handshake? And why is it so important to get right? A handshake is more than a sign of friendship. It can say a lot about you. Usually within the first 1.5 – 2 seconds of shaking each other’s hand the participants…
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In Pursuit of Happiness

In Pursuit of Happiness

Michael McQueen wrote a great piece this week, Harsh truths you need to survive in a big bad world, a story highlighting just some of the harsh realities Gen Y’s have to face as they transition from school into the working world. As a recruiter very much at the pointy end of hiring from this generation, I have to say that this article hits the nail on the head but I am not sure that the message is getting through,…
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Interview Presentation – The art of dressing for the right occasion!

Interview Presentation – The art of dressing for the right occasion!

Many would think that dressing appropriately for an interview is pretty straight forward – right? WRONG! Well according to client feedback as well as witnessing wardrobe malfunctions myself, some people just have no idea. Psychology studies show that first impressions are formed within 7 to 17 seconds of meeting someone and 55% of a person’s opinion is determined by appearance. The first impression you make to a potential employer is the most important, and the first judgement made will be…
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