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ISIS OR ISIL A World Leader in Talent Attraction ?

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If you have not heard of, or know of ISIS aka ISIL then you’ve probably been hiding down a hole. It’s probably safer down there anyways. As hideous as these terrorists are, you have to admit one thing. They have their recruitment strategy down pat. This isn’t some rag tag outfit calling jihad. It’s a […]

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‘Will the real Slim Shady please stand up’

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“May I have your attention please. May I have your attention please.” (The Real Slim Shady – Eminem) On March 12, 2014 the Australian Privacy Principles replaced both the National and Information Privacy Principles. Most people I know, are not aware of this, and it was only brought to my attention via @BradleyBirchall of #SeeraCloud. […]

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‘Ground control, to Major Tom’

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Sitting here in WA, a shift is happening…well not really a shift but more of a state of flux… The end of 2013 isn’t coming quick enough for many. Whilst the media spruiks the rising markets of NSW and VIC, WA’s economy looks like a busy hospital triage, on a massive come down from even […]

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The Rebate

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So it appears the recently appointed Liberal government is about to undertake a review of the child care rebate. The media reports that it could become means tested. This is all quite relative to me. Recently we received approx $3.5k return (50%). Son 1 with attending family care two days a week. Certainly not chump […]

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It Won’t Work – Online Video Interviews

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In a quest to minimise resources, increase productivity and efficiency, technology has become the tool of choice, second only to the BIG ‘R’ (Redundancy). Whether the Big R provides increased productivity or efficiency is another blog. Over the last couple of year’s here in Australia, the concept and use of pre-recorded online video interviews has […]

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The Applicant Experience

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There have been some advantages to redundancy. I’ve been able to spend more time with my young family, as well as catch up on some house renovations.I’ve been screening and selecting product suppliers and contractors to help deliver my house renovations much like I would a candidate applying for a vacancy. Over the last couple […]

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Tomorrows Weather lots of Peaks and Troughs

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Much like the weather forecast, the global economy is experiencing┬áturbulent times. Where some areas are Hot, others are Cold, some are Unpredictable and for others a little more Stable. In Melbourne the phrase “4 Seasons in a Day” rings true. Your contingency is to never travel without an umbrella or jacket, or at the very […]

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The age of Aquarius

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I’m living with my in-laws with limited internet connectivity, my second son has arrived just three weeks ago and my partner and I are about to undertake some house renovations hence the dossing at the in-laws. Life as of late has been rather busy. Work on the other hand has been very interesting. After my […]