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    26 Years on the Beaches

    Whether you need permanent, part-time, contract or on-hire casual staff, our team work hard to match the right person to the right job by getting to know your business ‘inside and out’, being accessible, creating relevant role profiles, sourcing and vetting the best fit candidates and providing current, viable advice on salary expectations. For job...
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    NSWGrants for Small Businesses Affected by COVID Lockdowns

    In NSW, the new $3,000 and $5,000 hardship grants will be available to small businesses in Sydney’s Northern Beaches that were affected by COVID-19 restrictions over Christmas last year. Northern Beaches The $3,000 grant is for small businesses that have suffered at least a 30 per cent decline in turnover due to the lockdown, while...
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    Can Employers Force Workers To Get Vaccinated?

    As the Australian Government plans to start rolling out vaccinations against COVID-19 from March 2021, many employers want to know if they can force workers to get vaccinated. The answer to this question will depend on a number of factors and your individual business circumstances. Lawful and reasonable direction At the core of any employment...
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    January Temp of the Month

    A big congratulations to Melinda, Temp of the Month, January 2021! Melinda: I would like to thank you for this placement as I really feel like I’ve found my tribe. I have never felt so accepted. I was part of the team from day one. The company is amazing and I’m loving my role. Host...
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    Find out your skills and work style

    You’re most likely to do well in a job that you enjoy. A good way to identify jobs that you enjoy is to think about your work style. How do you like to work? Do you enjoy tasks that are: Practical Analytical Creative Helping Enterprising Administrative? Chances are you like to work in a range...
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    Jobkeeper 2.0

    Businesses are reminded that as of 4th January, 2021 the Jobkeeper payment to eligible employees has now reduced. Josh Frydenburg confirmed that the payment will end on 28 March 2021. The new jobkeeper payments are as follows: 4 January 2021 – 28 March 2021 Tier 1 Eligible Employee $1000 per fortnight Tier 2 Eligible Employee...
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    The Gift of Giving

    This year has been a tough one and I am sure we are all excited to see the second hand tick into a new year, 2021. This time of year is also a time to realise others are a lot less fortunate and finding it tough. With the help of clients, candidates and those in...
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    November Temp of the Month

    Congratulations Becky, PP’s November Temp of the Month. You have been such a valued temp, we are honoured to have you. Congratulations! Feedback from Becky: I trained the new team up this year as I have experience of previous campaigns. It can initially be a bit overwhelming for someone new but it was executed and...
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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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