Working In Confined Spaces – How To Stay Safe

Working In Confined Spaces – How To Stay Safe

Good Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) procedures are a vital component of any workplace. If carried out incorrectly, this practice can be fraught with danger and possible hazards. Many workers are injured and killed each year while working in confined spaces with incredibly, an estimated 60 per cent of these fatalities occurring among the would-be rescuers!

A confined space can be more hazardous than regular work spaces for many reasons.

The importance of good employee engagement

The importance of good employee engagement

Recent research has shown that for many employees, attaining job satisfaction and better job engagement is all about feeling that their ideas are welcomed, and that they are being taken seriously.

If they can at least in part, influence the direction of their organisation, and have input that is genuinely valued, then this is a huge step towards an employee feeling engaged and empowered.

Workplace Drug Testing and the Dräger DrugCheck® 3000

Workplace Drug Testing and the Dräger DrugCheck® 3000

There is an ongoing debate about the use of drug testing in the workplace. Those in favour say it reduces risk and accidents in the workplace - while those against say it can be an imposition on workers’ private lives.

Obviously it is important to have a happy medium - and with the increasing use of ‘oral fluid’ testing (through saliva) to check for drugs in the system - employers can now find out within minutes if a person has drugs in his or her system.

Five Generations: One Workplace | Jobs WA

Five Generations: One Workplace | Jobs WA

Jobs WA candidates are entering reflect a brave new world of the multigenerational workforce.
Jobs WA workers seek are becoming increasingly multigenerational. What does that mean? Well, it's when the Mature, Baby Boomer, Gen-X, Millennial and Gen-2020 generations work side-by-side in jobs.

The Importance of Talent Screening and Diversity in the Hiring Process

The Importance of Talent Screening and Diversity in the Hiring Process

When recruiting, it is important to remember that the definition of talent is not always clear-cut.

Of course, some skills, such as EI (Emotional Intelligence) and others, are valuable for any organisation. However, real talent is always relative to the organisation itself – along with its current and future needs, and specific job criteria and situation.

Selecting the Right Recruitment Agency

Selecting the Right Recruitment Agency

I read an article a little while back called “Tips Around Selecting the Right Agency” which I wanted to share with everyone for all the wrong reasons and pull the article apart.  When I read back over the article I realised it wasn’t a bad article and had some good information, it was simply the title that was wrong!  If the article had been called for example “Tips Around Selecting an External Recruitment Consultant” the information would’ve fit, just not to selecting an agency.