Entries by NewpointAdmin

5 Ideas to Attract the Best Talent to Your Business

In the race to attract and retain the greatest talent, it’s easy to assume that if you pay enough, you’ll always get the best person for the job. Wrong! An attractive salary is a driver to get good applicants through your door, however your business needs to stand out from the crowd. A new employee […]

How to Win That Job – 7 Simple Ways

Whether you’re a seasoned job seeker, or a newly graduated year 12 student (congratulations!), there are many steps available to increase the chances of winning your next role. This week, we’ll start with the basics everyone should follow, before you get to an interview. These little tricks make all the difference at the outset of […]

Never Fall in Love!

I recall having an Executive vying for a $200k role a few years ago. We were down to the last three, he was a stand-out and the CEO was honed in on him well above the other candidates. He won the role, was offered and declined – he just wanted to meet the CEO (in […]

No Smokers Please!

Is it discriminatory to request that we screen out smokers when hiring a new employee for our client or is it just a workplace right that other non-smokers should have in their place of work? Knowing the dangers of smoking and second hand smoke, could it even be considered as a Workplace Health and Safety […]

Our Entire Team Can Earn Monthly Bonuses

Well isn’t that an interesting concept. Think about this for a moment – imagine your entire staff being incentivised to add value to the business? Your receptionist earning bonuses, your admin and accounts teams as well as the HR and IT teams? The sales team are still in place and out there creating new business […]

There Are No Good People Out There!

It’s funny how many times I hear this in my travels. Going back one step, I was at a business breakfast, did the usual introduction, and upon hearing that I am in recruitment, the person’s first response was “There are no good people out there”. Normally I give a “I’m not really into you” kind […]

How does a new office and an extra $50,000 sound?

As a rookie recruiter back in my early years, I recall interviewing a guy for an interesting role in a high profile company that was undergoing expansion. Through all of our eyes (client, myself and the candidate) it offered growth, recognition and most importantly the culture he was looking for. He was excited, was offered […]

It’s Only Money – Right?

If you’re an employer that pays the Award rate or on the other hand, pays well below market rates, you could be at risk of your staff regularly keeping an eye out for a better paying role. Sometimes people just accept a job because they need one and just because you’ve filled the role, they […]