#OpenToWork- A Helpful Badge on LinkedIn?

The #OpenToWork badge on LinkedIn has become a useful tool for job searchers to indicate their availability to recruiters and potential employers. This feature is simple but powerful since it enables people to publicly express their interest in new prospects. Because of this, it facilitates communication between job seekers and companies. The real question is- […]

Screening Candidate Resumes

Whether you are screening a candidate resume who has directly applied to your business or from a Recruitment Agency, it’s essential to know what to look for. Especially but not precluded to high volume roles. Here are some tips from The Recruitment Alternative – Australia and New Zealand’s affordable recruitment agency: Career History This is […]

Labour Market Trends

The labour market in 2022 was one of the tightest seen in decades. There is evidence that shortages are easing in some industries since the borders remain open and with skilled migration quotas increasing in Australia. However, what can we expect to see from the labour market in 2023? Occupations in Demand A report published by […]

Interview Tips for Employers

Feeling unsure of what to ask when interviewing candidates? Being able to maximise your time and keep within an affordable budget is vital for any small to medium size business when it comes to recruitment. Here are some interview tips from The Recruitment Alternative – Australia’s affordable recruitment agency: Prepare Questions Prior to the Interview […]

Affordable Recruitment For Small Businesses

Our value proposition is that you no longer have to pay high prices to source great candidates. Here at The Recruitment Alternative, we offer affordable recruitment services for small businesses. We understand that all businesses essentially want two things from a recruitment agency. The first is great candidates and the second is low cost recruitment […]

Work-Life Balance In Your Business

One of the biggest drives for employees is whether or not they can achieve a work-life balance in their current or future place of employment. This factor often determines if an employee will leave or stay with an organisation. It’s not always easy to achieve in an unpredictable and fast-paced business environment. With so many […]

How To Effectively Work With Recruiters

So you have decided to engage the services of a recruitment agency, what’s next? To get the most effective outcome, here are some tips from The Recruitment Alternative: Be Prepared Whatever position you are recruiting for, be prepared with all the correct information before speaking with a recruitment agency. Information such as position title, salary […]

Tips For A More Efficient Job Search

There is no denying that job searching can be stressful. You are not alone in feeling this way. Everyone wants to be sure that they make the right choices and apply for the positions that are best suited to their talents. On top of that, life is busy! Here are some tips from The Recruitment […]

Questions To Ask During Interview

Interviews are very much a two-way street. Your potential employer is asking you questions to learn about you, your skills and experience. It is equally important to find out if the role is a good fit for you too. Preparing questions to ask your potential employer about the position and the company, will not only […]

Return to work tips for mums

Are you a mum thinking about returning to work after years as a full time mum? You may be feeling anxious, overwhelmed and confused about where to start. You may be thinking; how am I going to find a job? Will I need to go and complete further training? Will I find a job that […]

Benefits of goal setting

Are you someone who regularly sets goals? Perhaps you’ve never given it much thought, or you might know and see the value in goal setting, but don’t actually schedule in the time to do it.  Setting both personal and professional goals is a great way to set you up for success in these areas and […]

Resume Writing Tips

The purpose of a resume is to help you secure an interview with a prospective employer or recruiter.  In this fast paced world we live in, employers and recruitment consultants often view hundreds of resumes. It’s important to showcase your expertise and suitability clearly. Here are some resume writing tips to consider: Relevance If you […]

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