One of the most common questions you will get in an interview is “what can you do for us that other candidates can’t?” which is essentially asking why they should hire you. This question can be difficult to answer - you want to show that you’re different from other candidates and sell yourself without sounding arrogant. How do you even know what the other candidates are l...Read more
How to master answering the interview question “what can you do for us that other candidates can’t?”
Illegal Interview Questions
Did you know that 1 in 5 employers unknowingly ask illegal interview questions? Recruiting new staff is a big deal. During any interview, the conversation can sometimes become more general and casual chit chat can unwittingly lead to asking the wrong questions to a potential candidate. The purpose of a job interview is to determine whether the candidate is the most appropri...Read more
An Employers Ultimate Guide to Interviewing
The interview process can be a daunting and anxious experience for many people. Over the years I have seen high quality candidates miss out on opportunities because they struggled during the interview, letting nerves get the better of them! As the employer, there are a few things effective steps you can take during the interview to get the best out of the candidate. 1. B...Read more
A Candidates Ultimate Guide To Interviewing
Welcome to my Ultimate Guide to Interviewing!Interviews do not have to be a daunting and anxious experience if you don’t want them to be. If you change your mindset and you’re as prepared as you possibly can be, you will give yourself the best opportunity to nail the interview and secure the role. 1.The minute you walk through the doors is when your interview starts. It g...Read more
"I've had a bad experience with another agency"
72% of companies have outlined a bad experience with recruitment agencies. “Jackie, I’ve had a bad experience with another agency, I booked in a last-minute temp and they never showed up to the booking, the agency texted me 5 minutes before they were set to start! What do you do differently, so this doesn’t happen?” Just yesterday I had this question pop up when speak...Read more
Why you don’t need time to train a Temp
Temps are most often utilised to fill in a staffing gap, whether that be between permanent hires, to cover annual leave or just provide an extra set of hands during a busy period. The expectation is that they are fast, efficient, and able to step into a business and hit the ground running! So, it’s no wonder that one of the most common hesitations we hear regarding the use o...Read more
FREE Resume Template
Temp Talent know the imporatance of a killer CV and with such a competitive job market at the moment, we want to share our tips for improving your chances of success and provide you with a free CV Template.Click here to downloadStudies show that hiring managers spend an average of just 7.6 seconds on each job application and with the increasing demand for employment, it is i...Read more
Is Time Really Money?
The age-old question of how much temp recruitment agencies are charging their clients is once again prominent and especially now when businesses are mindful of every dollar being spent. The notion of cost is forever a stumbling block I am often faced with when speaking to potential clients and it’s always a discussion I am happy to have over and over again, and you may ask w...Read more
Our guarantee to our temporary employees
Some of the most common questions we are asked by our temporary candidates are surrounding when they can expect to start work, or “can we guarantee consistent hours?” Temporary candidates come to us for a wide range of reasons surrounding resignations, change of industry or scenery, or they have just landed in Sydney on a Working Holiday Visa and need to cover rent and ot...Read more
What Now … are you ready for your team to return to work?
Now that NSW is surpassing at flattening this curve it is time to plan for when things start turning back to normal- whatever normal will now mean. Planning for this should ideally involve both short term and long-term strategies and address both what should we do now? and what should our business look like? As restrictions start to lift, employers are facing a different ...Read more