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    5 WAYS TO DEAL WITH A MICROMANAGING BOSS!

    (None of them involve death😊) Having a Micromanager as a boss can be a great source of frustration and impact your day-to-day working life. We have all had to work for one or more at some stage of our careers and if you haven’t yet then you probably will eventually. You know the type, they...
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    How volunteering experience can help you land a job.

    Resume? Done. Application? Complete. SEEK and LinkedIn profile is updated, and you have double check the job description…. but there is one last question. Where does your volunteer experience fit into all of this? How can you leverage your volunteering experience to show your skills in a way hirers will understand and help you land...
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    Should you accept a counteroffer

    So, you’ve landed a new job, handed in your notice, and you’re about to start packing- when your boss calls you in and offers you a pay rise if you’ll stay. What do you do? You might have heard it a lot lately-it’s a job seekers market right now. There are huge demands for workers...
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    Temp of the Month

    Jackie first registered with PP in 2008 and has received this award numerous times, we love having her on the temp team, she continually receives glowing references. Congratulations Jacks you are the most friendly and professional person and ALWAYS so reliable representing team PP. Thanks you. Just a couple of responses we have had about...
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    7 Unbelievable Employee Perks that really exist!

    Today if a Biz wants to snag top talent (and keep the staff they already have) they’re having to get savvier with the benefits they offer. Here are some to cast your eyes over. 1.      No set hoursWith work emails on our phones and deadlines keeping many of us working at all hours both inside...
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    Happy Easter from Peninsula Personnel

    Just a quick note to say have a very safe and Happy Easter. The Peninsula Personnel office will be closed on the following public holidays: Friday the 15th of April for Good Friday Monday the 18th of April for Easter Monday the 25 of April for ANZAC Day If you require support please email info@peninsulapersonnel.com.au and we will...
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    Temp of the Month Award

    Murilo it is wonderful to hear you’re enjoying the job and the people are nice and helpful, and that you’re happy working with our client whilst learning new skills and getting more experience. The host client agrees, telling us “Murilo truly deserves this award and recognition, I really appreciate his work skills and overall work...
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    Australian job seekers are dropping out of the job market, but its not because they don’t want to work!

    At any given time, there is a proportion of the population over the age of 15 who are not working. Some want to work, while others do not. Recent Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show that earlier this year the proportion of that population grew to a size that has several economists sounding alarm bells....
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    Happy Birthday

    Happy birthday to us! Thank you, current clients, temps, suppliers, long term candidates and internal staff who have equally played a huge role in Peninsula Personnel celebrating 27 years in business on the beaches, especially throughout the past 2 tumultuous years. As we look to the future, we continue to work hard in helping local...
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    Hybrid working can work for businesses too

    Hi everyone! Hope you’re all well (not too waterlogged) from these heavy rains we have been having. Welcome to another edition of Tips, we hope you find them useful and make sure you check out the Positions on the Peninsula at the bottom to keep you up to date on what roles are available through...
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    Reduced COVID-19 restrictions from today

    PP wanted to share a community service announcement from NSW Government which has announced an early easing of restrictions.  From the beginning of Friday 18 February 2022, the following adjustments will be made to the current settings: No density limits (previously one person per 2sqm for hospitality venues) QR check-ins will only b...
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    Will Job Ad Growth Impact Salaries?

    No doubt it’s been a challenging couple of years for many of us when it comes to work (and life really). But the new year may open up a wider range of job choices, with job ads rising across almost every industry. Job ads were 12.5% higher across June-Nov 2021 compared to the six months...
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    Key Words for Interview Success

    When you’re preparing for an interview, working out how you will describe yourself and your skills is key. Some words are best avoided in an interview, even if at first glance they appear positive. Some can be overused and clichéd, while others may understate your abilities and a hiring manager has probably heard them a...
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    Temp of the Month Award

    Gill has been a wonderful edition to the temp team and had lovely words to say about her current assignment – I have loved everything about working here, the office itself, its location, the work, and the people, even their flexibility around changing the working hours slightly to accommodate me. Everyone is Friendly and professional;...
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    Happy New Year

    Happy New Year from the team at PP we hope you got to spend the holiday period enjoying life with restrictions easing however as COVID cases climb, Australian governments have started adopting new ways to keep track of positive cases to help relieve the pressure on enormous PCR waiting times. As a result, at-home rapid antigen tests...
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    Merry Christmas

    We will close for Christmas today. Before we do, we wanted to convey our warmest holiday wishes to each of you. No matter how you plan to spend your time, we wish you each a safe and restful break. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Peninsula Personnel. Back 10th January 2022 #newyear #newjob...
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    2021 Golden Temp of the Year Award

    We are consistently amazed by your performance. Keep up the great work Marietta, Peninsula Personnel’s “Golden Temp of the Year 2021” Companies dream of hiring employees like you. Thank you for all your hard work. It’s incredible to see you consistently pushing the bar. We’d like to congratulate and acknowledge the tremendous success you’ve achieve...
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    What does it mean to be “stood down” from your job?

    Being stood down from your job can be upsetting and confusing if its something you haven’t faced before. This has been a topic of discussion during Covid as some people have been stood down because of it, so I thought it would be quite timely to discuss it. What does it mean?Simply put, being stood...
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    Temp of the Month

    Congratulations to Temp of the Month, Rodolfo. Our client has commented they have had some extremely busy months with multiple backlogged shipments arriving at once. Rodolfo’s attitude was superb, he was front and centre in terms of the hard work unloading the containers. In addition, he went beyond taking extra responsibility with helping and assi...
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    Left a job when things went bad? Here’s how to explain it.

    It’s happened to all of us and sometimes leaving a job can happen in a really negative way- for instance you might have been fired or felt so frustrated you quit on the spot. It’s not always easy to talk about, and if things get messy you might feel you want to just leave it...
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    What are employers looking for in candidates?

    Hi everyone, we hope you have been having a good week! Busy, busy here (when is it not) we’re always happy to have a chat or answer a query about a role posted so don’t hesitate to reach out. Still very much a candidate market so if you have a good match of skills to...
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    #ItsInTheBag

    We need your help #ItsInTheBag is Share the Dignity‘s annual event where we encourage everyday Australians to put together bags filled with essential items, to donate to someone in need for Christmas. The bags are dropped off at Bunnings by generous Aussies, such as yourself, and are distributed to 3,000 Australian charities th...
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    Temp of the Month Awards

    Congratulations to Shweta Sharma, she has been registered with us since June and been working on this busy one assignment –everything is really good and she is learning so much and enjoying the work, team and the environment, “she says it’s a wonderful place to work, I am hoping they will take me on permanently...
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    The Rise of The Doona Day!

    There are many reasons we ask for time off at work-when we’re sick, for family reasons or when we have travel plans. But an increasing number of employers are recognising the importance of another kind of holiday, one that’s continuing to rise in popularity. Known as the doona day, it’s a way of taking time...
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    The world of work has changed!

    The pandemic has nudged many businesses into a model that embraces flexibility, whether it’s to allow for caregivers to work irregular hours or letting those who struggle with the commute to work remotely or those who would rather nail five hours of work on a rainy Sunday and then go to the beach on a...
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