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The Changing Times of Recruitment

The ever changing economy has lead to rapid changes in the way the workforce is employed, with the average job mobility being nearly three in a decade in Australia![1] The high turnover of staff has lead to massive challenges to the employer’s ability to train and retain their much needed staff. So, when an increase in production or demand is required or a fill in placement is needed, Labour/Temp Hire recruiting is a must. The reality today is businesses need to be able to have multiple options in catering for staffing needs without over committing to the costs involved. "Businesses need to be able to have multiple options in catering for staffing needs without over committing to the costs involved." The costs in finding new staff The initial question of placing someone on is; "What is your goal?" The question of what is your goal addresses the assignment as one of two options; short term or long term. Both could cost essentially the same amount of…

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Your Staff is Your Business

The decision of putting on an employee is perhaps one of the biggest choices an employer would make. Whether it be your first full-time staff or someone on casual hire the process of putting on staff is very important. I have made a check list of 3 do’s and 3 don’ts on recruiting someone. First things first, a bit of background of my experience of being an employer. I started the construction game young commencing a carpentry apprenticeship at 17 then going into starting my own business at 20. The first day I put someone on was a very nerve racking experience. Doing the maths trying to figure out how putting someone on would fill the demand of my work load whilst also being worthwhile for increasing profits! I quickly learned the rewards whilst also the challenges of putting staff on. Due to the value of my experience as an employer I have gained a passion in the recruitment industry stemming from my experience of employing…

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