Author Archive | Philip Divilly

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Witnessing Women Excellence Elevate the Workplace

Women excellence in the workplace is breaking down barriers that held so many female professionals back from reaching their full potential for years. In my many years in recruitment, one of the greatest things I witnessed and still witnessing is how women professionals impact the lives of so many people positively. I am very fortunate […]

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AU Employment Recovery: An Uphill Battle for Recruiters

Employment in Australia is seeing better days with jobs being recovered or reinstated. According to the latest figures on Australia’s labour force report released in January, nearly 13 million people are employed while more than 875,000 are not by January 21. Those numbers represent a 6.4% decrease in unemployment and 8.1% decrease in underemployment. Things […]

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Helping Millennials and Gen Z Employees Succeed in the Workplace

In 2019, Millennials and Gen Z professionals accounted for more than 30% of the global workforce. Throughout this decade, we’ll continue to see a rise in that number as more and more of these younger individuals join the workforce. Moving forward, it is important for organisations to recognise key accelerators and disruptors when managing these […]

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The Ideal Candidate

How would you characterise the ideal candidate? As recruiters, we’ve heard and asked this question many times. I’ve heard and read a lot of answers different from each other but always have something in common. Other people would be specific according to their professional and/or organisation preferences. Kind of like Bill Gates, Co-Founder of tech […]

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Significant Candidate Concerns and How to Address Them

According to the latest Labour Force report by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the unemployment rate increased to 6.9% in September 2020 meaning there are nearly a million people jobless. Unemployment itself is just one of the top concerns among candidates today in Australia. Moving forward, millions of candidates fear employment uncertainties. Job Security We can’t blame […]

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True Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Where are we?

How would you define true diversity and inclusion (D&I) inside the office? Most people would say a workplace that values all employees and candidates no matter their race, sexual orientation, age, religion and other differences. Some people consider true diversity and inclusion as a strategy to improve performance and profitability. Unfortunately, there are people who […]

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The Battle Against Mental Health Issues in the Office

Mental health remains a big issue in the workplace today. Mostly because most organisations are unaware of its presence or maybe just disregard its existence. Well, it does exist, and it is affecting millions of employees, especially right now with the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), promoting mental health support and […]

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