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Working as a contractor has many benefits but it's not for everyone. This article presents the pros and cons so you can decide if contracting is for you....

2018 was a solid year for HSE recruitment, attributed, we believe, to the amount of infrastructure projects underway or in the pipeline across the Eastern seaboard. Heavy Industry Demands HSE Talent Unsurprisingly, the organisations who have been heavily hiring this year have been the companies providing services...

When candidates ask me how to manage a counter offer, I often think of a song called “Should I Stay or Should I Go?” released by British punk band, The Clash, in the early ‘80s. The chorus went like this: Should I stay or should I go...

Fly-in Fly-Out (FIFO), Drive-in Drive Out (DIDO), remote and rural workers now have better access to mental health support services, thanks to a range of new telepsychiatry services....

2018 is moving fast and we thought we would share our current insights into the health and safety recruitment market. Most notable is the fight for OHS talent at the more junior end of the market. The infrastructure projects across Sydney and Melbourne are sucking up...

The “war on talent” has been talked about, written about and strategised over for the past few decades: talent is an organisation’s most valuable asset and as our clients’ preferred recruitment partner, we work hard to source, select and secure the very best candidates to...

Having just farewelled 2016, it feels timely to reflect on the WHS recruitment market with tips for keeping ahead of the game in 2017 and beyond. From a skill-set perspective, generalist health and safety professionals were still in demand during 2016. Industries recruiting varied from State...

In spite of the fact that Psychometric tests are now a standard activity in the majority of recruitment and selection processes, our observation is that many candidates continue to fear undertaking them. This is usually because they don't think they are good at them, or...

Our last update on the WHS recruitment market was written at the beginning of 2016. Has much changed? We reported that 2015 was a turbulent year for a number of health and safety executives as many group roles were being squeezed out of structures. Pleasingly, this...

Psychological testing is now more the rule than the exception in most recruitment and selection processes. We attribute this to their known ability to objectively measure job candidates against the same criteria and to provide a generally fair and equitable comparison of similar candidates that...