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Meet the recruiter - Ashlee

This week, we meet Ashlee Thomas, one of our Recstra Certified Recruiters ...

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How to maintain motivation on the days when you just ... can't

Had a bad week? Struggling to maintain motivation? Had too many kicks while you're down?

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Are you a night owl or an early bird?

Are you a night owl or an early bird? Do you prefer to be up til all hours working, or are you the kind of person who wakes up at...

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6 reasons why working on-demand is better than employment

We are very happy today to invite Melinda Livingstone of income connection (helping you to earn income from what you want to do), to share her thoughts about the on-demand...

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Recruitment Challenges - yup, it's not all perfect!

Recruitment challenges ... surely we jest! It's the best career in the world, right? Not quite ...

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Employee benefits - are they all they're cracked up to be?

More and more, employee benefits and culture are being tossed around in an attempt to lure the best talent to an organisation.

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Meetings via videoconference? That's so 2018

It’s becoming more and more popular to hold business meetings via videoconference - it saves time, money, travel and hassle, particularly when those involved are in different cities or states,...

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Need a recruiter to find you a job?

The idea of working with a freelance recruiter, as a candidate, can be daunting. Maybe you’ve had bad experiences with a traditional recruiter before, or maybe you’re just not sure...

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Staying motivated when you work from home

So you’ve made the decision to move out of the traditional working model, but there’s only one problem - you struggle to find motivation when working from home.

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How to properly brief a recruiter

So you’ve got a job you need filled, and you’ve chosen to work with a recruiter.

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Benefits of hiring a Recstra recruiter

Looking at hiring a freelance recruiter and moving away from the traditional recruitment model? We don’t blame you!

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Recstra is changing recruitment

You hear it all the time. “This industry is changing - keep up!” “That industry is changing, are you ready?”

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Square peg, round hole

“As a recruiter, do you ever ask your hiring manager why candidates need a non-relevant degree to be considered for a role?”

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Your soft skills inventory

Self-reflection is an important quality for anyone in their professional and personal lives.

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Degrees of Freedom

If you haven’t come across Seth Godin before, we highly recommend you check out his daily blog.

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Why use a recruiter?

Ah, the age old question. Why use a recruiter when I can recruit someone myself?

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The benefits of freelancing

More and more people these days are working from home, and reaping the benefits of freelancing.

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A recruiter's work life balance

Is there really such thing as a recruiter's work-life balance? The answer isn’t so simple because it depends on a range of factors, the most important being - how flexible...

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Your employee's first day

Your employee’s first day in your company is crucial for a number of reasons, and yet is often overlooked and handled poorly.

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What is the gig economy?

The phrase ‘gig economy’ is being thrown around a lot lately, but what does it even mean?

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Setting up a home office

So you’ve taken the step of moving to freelance work. Congratulations! It’s just as easy as picking up a laptop and running down to the nearest cafe, right? Wrong.

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Giggify Recruitment - now

OK – before we start I’m not sure Giggify is a real word … but I went with it anyway.

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Recstra Launch Party

Recstra had its official ‘coming-out launch party’ on Wednesday 13th September. A select group of investors, employees, partners, supporters, family and friends joined the founders Craig Watson and Nicholas Beames...

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RECSTRA TO REVOLUTIONISE RECRUITMENT AND BEGINS ON-BOARDING 20 NEW STAFF

The Board of Recstra is pleased to announce its launch. The technology enabled platform is a completely new way of offering recruitment services to SME’s and Corporates across Australia.

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Recruitment Churn… a blight on our Industry…

Clients hate it, am I right? A different recruiter calling from the same company every 5 minutes?

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How Can I Be Sure I Get What I Pay For?

It’s a bit dangerous paying a recruiter by the hour right? After all, how can I be sure I’m getting what I pay for?

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Quality is Key.

The entire recruitment industry is set up to cut corners. Everything is about speed to market. In the process Candidates become disillusioned. Recruiters become disengaged and Clients become disenfranchised.

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Recruitment. No barrier to entry.

We all want our industry to be considered more professional. But as it stands, anybody - that’s right, anybody - can hang a sign over their door and become a recruiter.

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Office Hours & Recruitment don’t mix…

Think about it. How much of the actual recruitment process do you do outside of normal office hours? The interviews with candidates outside of their current job commitments, the feedback...

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Pay for Service, not for Outcomes

One of the biggest challenges in the recruitment industry is the traditional payment model.

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Streamlining Costs … it just makes sense

Do you know that up to 30% of Recruitment Agency expenses are made up in rent, utilities, equipment and other infrastructure costs?

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