Why the hell would you choose a career in recruitment?
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This is a question I have been asked too many times to count. So how did I end up in recruitment? How does anyone? My answer to this is like many others in the profession…I stumbled into it and put simply….it just fits. A more constructive question however would be, what have I gained from the experience, and why would...
PCA People – your preferred recruitment partner
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PCA People was established in 1983 and since then we have achieved an enviable reputation. We are Canberra's longest serving recruitment agency, committed to providing our clients with a personalised service. We are a values driven business, who work with you to meet your recruitment needs. In 2013 DFP Recruitment purchased PCA People, providing us advanced resources, further coverage, and...
Travel Planning Checklist
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Upcoming travel is a common reason that prompts people into making a Will. If you are currently counting down for a holiday, here are a few things to think about - Do you have a Will? Having a valid Will ensures that your assets will go to your chosen beneficiaries after your death. If you die without a Will, your...
Hays Canberra raises $25,000 for Make-A-Wish Australia
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The Annual Charity Golf Day, recently held in March, is Hays Canberra's biggest client event of the year. In 2017, it was held at Federal Golf Club, and is a great way for Hays to thank their clients and to raise money for charity. "All money raised was in aid of our national charity partner, Make-A-Wish Australia. The event was...
Insolvent Trading: what it is and how to avoid it
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To remain viable, any company needs to ensure that it is able to meet its debts when they are due, and to allow enough working capital for future financial obligations. Definitions: Insolvency, Insolvent trading and Liquidation Insolvency occurs when a company is unable to pay its debts when and as they fall due for payment. Once a company becomes insolvent,...
Strata living and management where we are and where are we going?
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Strata living is the fastest growing type of residential ownership in Australia. Latest statistics indicate that current percentage of medium to high density living in Australia is almost 40%. Expected growth over the next decade for metropolitan areas will see over half new constructions to be strata titled. To date in NSW there has been in excess of 93,000 schemes...
Tinder for Business?
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Apparently, everyone is doing it. Tinder is the way all new relationships are starting. Right? Well, it seems this new form of connecting with people is taking over the business space. While we have referred to it as networking in the past, this could be more fun. Managing our business profile via social media, whether we use Tinder, Facebook, Instagram...
Canberra – we are your local depreciation specialist
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Capital Claims Tax Depreciation has been servicing Canberra and surrounding areas since 2008, and has completed thousands of depreciation schedules for both residential and commercial property owners. In 2015 we introduced Sean Loftie-Eaton as a Director within our team to specifically service Canberra businesses and investors. Find out more about Sean on LinkedIn. What do we do best? With 20+...
Standing toe to toe: to disclose your salary or not?
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There is ongoing debate on whether you should or should not disclose your current salary to a recruiter of hiring manager when applying for a position. Disclosing your current salary does not limit your chances of negotiating a better salary package offer. Refusing to disclose your salary however, may lose you the job! In the blue corner: not disclosing your...
Leverage your ITC Program for success
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Do you have the right levers in place to drive a successful outcome for your Information and Communications Technology (ICT) program? Ensuring a successful implementation not only entails selecting the right technology and constructing a skilled Project Team, but critically it also entails driving a well considered change management, communications and training strategy and plan. The importance of change management,...
Is your company a member of Strata Community Australia?
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By now, those of you who own a unit, apartment or townhouse would be aware of Strata Community Australia. SCA is the peak industry body for anyone involved in unit titles, body corporate, or owners corporations. This includes strata managers, service contractors, lawyers, unit owners, or anyone with an interest in the strata industry. Each State & Territory has an...
The door is closing on super’s current caps
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New laws will limit the amount that goes into super. Are you prepared for the changes? Following last year's Federal Budget, new superannuation rules will take effect on 1 July this year here are some important points to consider. How the new super rules will affect you From 1 July, you'll be unable to put as much money into super...
Crucial changes to domestic violence legislation
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Tara Costigan's tragic death and the recent sentencing of Marcus Rappell for her murder were two landmark events in the campaign to overhaul the domestic violence system in the ACT. The devastating loss of Ms. Costigan just over two years ago, along with the deaths of three others in 2015, jolted the ACT Government into action with the announcement that...
Simple Business Cash Flow Tips
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I find myself regularly talking to business owners about simple ways they can manage their money to ensure they can pay their business obligations. The advice I give is very basic but the feedback we get is that is significantly reduces stress levels and means business have the funds to pay bills as they come due. So here are my...
Interested in Leadership and Management training in Canberra?
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Wisdom's February Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915) filled very quickly so they have scheduled another program to commence on Tuesday 4th April 2017. Funding for the Diploma of Leadership and Management under the traineeship system has been increased by the ACT Government and has also been expanded to fund existing staff. For employers this means that your staff may...
New Year Resolution Admin Tips
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We all make personal New Year's resolutions with a view to improving areas of our lives. It is no different for the business side of our lives as well. The start of the year is a great time to reflect on better ways to do things. We may even have the energy to implement and stick to some of the...
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