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If someone you know is looking to hire or be hired, please think of us.

We will take good care of anyone you refer. We can answer questions they have about the market or talk through ways to optimise their hiring process. We can even introduce them to other specialist recruiters if their skills are not in areas we know extremely well. So if you're unsure, refer them anyway.

Successful referrals are rewarded with your choice of a gift voucher, donation to charity or community event sponsorship to the value of $1,000. (Eligible three months after successful placement. Referral must be to a client or candidate we are not currently working with.)

Recruiting and marketing

Smart companies are using their recruitment process as a marketing exercise. Any company actively hiring during a downturn has a positive story to tell!

To attract the best talent:

  1. Tell a story
  2. Engage recruiters wisely
  3. Build a positive reputation with candidates

Tell a story.

Explain how you are unique through your recruitment documentation and candidate interactions.

Make sure job specifications are well written and designed to excite. I'm all for recycling, but if you've been re-using the same document for years it's usually obvious. :)

Engage recruiters wisely.

Who you choose to advocate your business in the market matters because a candidate’s first impression is made by a recruiter, not you.

To attract the top 5%, send in one experienced recruiter who can leverage their local network, rather than a number of firms who don't understand your business and are in a big hurry to make the placement.

Build a positive reputation with candidates.

The industry is interconnected and people talk. Leave every candidate you interview feeling great about your company. Especially those that you don’t hire.

We can’t stress the importance of giving detailed feedback enough. Candidates who have invested time in pursuing an opportunity with your company form a lasting impression based on the effort you took to give feedback.

Getting these little things right makes all the difference. It's simple but not easy when things are moving fast.

As we start to see the war for talent heat up again, the winners will have a recruitment process that excites at every step of the way.