Category: Controversy Corner

Contracting?! At the height of your career?!

You may have seen our recent blog on why you should choose contracting. Sure, it sounds like a great option to transition into the public service, particularly at the start […]

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When Is It OK For A Recruiter To Say No To A Client?

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It’s in a recruiter’s DNA to say yes to clients. After all, where would we be if we refused every job order that came through? However, there are some cases […]

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You’re Probably Making This Communication Blunder. Here’s How You Can Fix It

Have you ever sent someone an email with specific details – only to have them call you and ask for all the same information you thought you had covered off […]

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Expectations VS Reality: Canberra Edition

Expectations VS Reality: Canberra Edition Having been here now for a number of years, I have to say – most of the rumours about Canberra are simply untrue. We cop a lot of flak from people who’ve never lived here, despite topping Sydney and Melbourne as Lonely Planet’s third best city in the world to visit last year.

If we’ve met before, you’ll know I have an English accent. Born and bred in the English countryside, I moved from Bristol in the UK to Bondi in Sydney where […]

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6 Signs You’ve Outgrown a Big Recruitment Agency

Life in recruitment is challenging but incredibly rewarding. Whether you work as a junior recruiter, senior recruiter, manager or executive, you are an essential part of a rapidly evolving industry […]

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ACT Government – Hiding from a Poor Decision

ACT Government – Hiding from a Poor Decision

ACT Government – Hiding from a Poor Decision The ACT Government’s behaviour around changes to labour hire engagements is getting stranger.  What began as a procurement process where the terms […]

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ACT Government Voluntarily Opts Out of Quality Recruitment Outcomes.

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ACT Government voluntarily opts out of quality recruitment outcomes. In a move that defies logic, the ACT Government is about to explore how much damage can be done to an […]

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