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    Changing your habits

    Your habits can change, It’s possible. Keep it simpleHabit change is not that complicated. While the tips below will seem overwhelming, there’s really only a few things you need to know. Everything else is just helping these to become reality. The simple steps of habit change: 1. Write down your plan. 2. Identify your triggers...
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    Melbourne Cup Day

    Race Day Ready! The day a race stops the nation. It is a great opportunity for us as a community to gather together and unite. #peninsulapersonnel #keepingitlocal #melbournecup #raceday #australia #community...
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    How a global pandemic is affecting the lives and work priorities of Millennials & Gen Z.

    For our Millennials (born 1980-1994) and Gen Z (born 1995-2009), the ripple effects of COVID-19 are already having a profound impact on their ways of living. Lifestyle satisfaction and their ‘enjoyment’ of the social aspects of work have always been seen as ‘essential’ in both online and offline contexts. Under the backdrop of a global...
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    October Temp of the Month

    Congratulations Ali, PP’s October Temp of the Month. You have worked so incredibly hard and we are so proud of you! You deserve it! Feedback from Ali: I really like working here, the environment and people are great it’s a really good Company to work for. Thank you for finding me this role PP. I...
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    25 in 2020 Challenge

    As we continue to celebrate 25 years in 2020 we want to share this milestone with you! Each Tuesday we will post a question and encourage you to send your best responses via the post directly (you can also DM or email photos to us)! We will share the top responses via our socials each...
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    25 in 2020 Challenge

    As we continue to celebrate 25 years in 2020 we want to share this milestone with you! Each Tuesday we will post a question and encourage you to send your best responses via the post directly (you can also DM or email photos to us)! We will share the top responses via our socials each...
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    Mental Health Week

    10-17th October 2020 1 in 5 Australians are affected by mental illness annually, yet many don’t seek help because of stigma. During the COVID-19 pandemic, prioritising mental health and wellbeing has been more important than ever. Mental Health Week’s message is simple: “Look after your mental health, Australia.” We are committed to taking th...
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    Budget Announcement 2020/21

    The annual budget for 2020/21 has been released with some added benefits to employers. Here are some of the key changes: Game Changing Update to the Instant Tax Write-Off The Treasurer announced a significant change to the Instant Tax Write-Off. Businesses will now be able to write-off the full value of any eligible asset purchased f...
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    September Temp of the Month

    We have had such outstanding feedback this month from our host employers. It was difficult to reward just one temp so we’ve decided to award two temps this month! We would like to send out a huge congratulations to Nigel & Diane. You both equally deserve this award this month. We are thrilled to award...
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    Steptember

    MOVING TOGETHER FOR CEREBRAL PALSY We are well and truly in the habit of getting our 10,000 steps in per day. We’ve been quite creative with our step counts. We have skipping ropes in the office and even an extra pair of sneakers to do a quick walk around the block at lunchtime. The virtual...
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    How to disagree during an interview

    We recently came across this article By Pieter Cranenbroek, Editor at LinkedIn News. You don’t have to act like a yes-person during an interview to land a job. In fact, disagreeing with a potential employer can lead to a more engaged discussion. Challenging your interviewer in the right way can show good character and self-belief,...
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    Recruitment Facts

    Did you know the Australian Job Agency industry (encompassing labour hire, recruitment and staffing agencies): Employs 360,000 Australians Has placed more than 100,000 people into work since the commencement of COVID-19 restrictions The Australian and New Zealand recruitment industry is strong and resilient. We know that, when we work together, we ...
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    Testimonial Thursday

    It’s that time of the week again! We encourage you to stay connected with us. #peninsulapersonnel #keepingitlocal #inthistogether #stayingconnected #testimonialthursday #candidate #referral #thankyou #grateful...
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    August Temp of the Month

    We are pleased to congratulate Sherin Nijar for receiving our August ‘Temp of the Month’. We love receiving feedback from our temps and host employers. A big congratulations to you Sherin, well deserved! Sherin: ”I love working here as the people are very easy to get along with and have made me feel very much...
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    Testimonial Thursday

    It’s that time of the week again! We really appreciate hearing from you and would like to take this opportunity to reach out to you. We’d like to encourage you to stay connected with us! #peninsulapersonnel #keepingitlocal #inthistogether #stayingconnected #testimonialthursday #candidate #referral #thankyou #grateful...
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    What Workers Would Like

    SEEK Research Report 1/3 candidates feel they need more support to overcome work problems or assistance breaking down problems. Employees are looking for four main types of help to solve problems at work:– Support from co-workers (56%)SEEK’s Resident Psychologist Sabina Read recommends managers set up regular opportunities for peer-to-peer sh...
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    Testimonial Thursday

    We love to stay connected and hear from our clients, candidates and partners. We strive to ensure a ‘personnel’ touch with everything we do! We value hearing from you, so reach out! #peninsulapersonnel #keepingitlocal #inthistogether #recruitment #relationships #clients #candidates #partners...
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    Six Wellbeing Tips Worth Adopting

    With all the uncertainty affecting each and everyone in some shape and form over the last several months and as the country gradually transitions out of lockdown to some sense of a ‘new’ normal, it’s important to ensure you continue to maintain your wellbeing. Here are six essential psychological wellbeing tips recommended by Principal Psychologist...
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    The importance of Emotional Intelligence

    Emotional Intelligence or Emotional Quotient (EQ) is the ability to understand, analyse and manage your emotions. Emotional intelligence helps to empathise with others, defuse conflict, relieve stress, and make informed decisions. Therefore, it is considered to be an important skill in both, personal and professional lives. Peter Salovey and John M...
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    July Temp of the Month

    We can now see light at the end of the tunnel. It has been great to see a lot of our temps returning to the workplace. We know things are still not completely back to so called ‘normality’ but with time, this will change (we are staying very optimistic!) We have received some outstanding feedback...
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    Remote On-boarding Checklist from hronboard

    Drip-feed information before the first day with a welcome journey. Give them access to information that they can digest in their own time. Check-ins For the first week schedule a video call everyday for your new hire with a different colleague. Schedule in weekly team leader check- ins to address any queries and build rapport....
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    Wellbeing & The Workplace

    “Mental health is defined as a state of wellbeing in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community”  World Health Organisation Mental health is a basic human right. And yet...
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    Updates to JobKeeper and JobSeeker

    Unemployed Australians and workers on the Federal Government’s coronavirus wage subsidy program will continue to receive support beyond the planned JobSeeker and JobKeeper end date. Key points: JobKeeper will fall from $1,500 a fortnight to $1,200 a fortnight in September and fall again in 2021 People working fewer than 20 hours a week will r...
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    Candidates’ Communication Preferences

    This year has definitely shifted for all of us. The future of recruitment will change dramatically. Meeting with candidates physically will not be as popular and we will see a continuous trend towards virtual candidate engagement. This is a great new way to build those relationships with technology and expand talent pools. However, it is...
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    4 Hiring Trends in 2020

    This is particularly relevant at the moment, as we see economies trending towards an uncertain future. The hiring landscape is constantly changing. There’s more pressure on employers and staffing agencies to be on top of their game when it comes to sourcing top talent.  A huge part of this is understanding the key trends that are...
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