Author Archive | Philip Divilly

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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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