Monthly Archive: March 2018

The Man Who Lied on His CV

March 29, 2018 | General I have only ever stopped an interview early once. Most of the time, I let an interview run its full course -even if after meeting the candidate I know it’s not going to be a good fit. I think it’s just the respectful thing to do. The candidate has gone to the effort of completing...
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Navigating Organisational Change

March 22, 2018 | General This week we were delighted to have Mark Dean, Founder enMasse facilitate the Geelong HR Roundtable. Many attendees came from organisations experiencing change and some of the key challenges that were common to all were: – Change resistance – Leadership behaviours – Impact on Longer Term Employees – Organisation consistency – Reality checks along the...
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Why use a Recruitment Agency?

March 15, 2018 | General Did you know… It takes on average 35 hours of your time to complete the recruitment process to fill one role? When selecting based on interview alone, there is only a 14% chance that you will get it right in matching the right candidate to the right role? 80% of staff turnover can be attributed...
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Guest Blog: Four Ways to Build Resilience Using Positive Thinking

March 8, 2018 | General This week’s blog features an article published by En Masse, Australia’s first social business that builds upon wellbeing, mental health, happiness and behaviour change outcomes in workplaces. En Masse Founder, Mark Dean will be facilitating the upcoming Geelong HR Roundtable: Supporting Teams to Bounce Forward During Change presented by Harvest Recruitment and HR. Have you...
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International Women’s Day Profile: Rebecca Casson

March 4, 2018 | General In the lead up to International Women’s Day we wanted to recognise the leadership and advocacy made by our local leaders for the advancement of the Geelong region. Today we have chosen to highlight CEO of Committee for Geelong, Rebecca Casson’s achievements. Rebecca boasts an impressive resume of international and local project management for local...
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International Women’s Day Profile: Stephanie Asher

March 1, 2018 | General In the lead up to International Women’s Day we wanted to celebrate the incredible women of Geelong. We will look at their achievements and find out what qualities they believe are imperative to success. In our first profile we look at Stephanie Asher, City of Greater Geelong Councillor and Author. Stephanie came into Geelong’s spotlight...
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