What Do Employees Really Look For

What Do Employees Really Look For

Often in the job market it is more common for employers to emphasis what they are looking for in an employee, after all they are who will be paying your salary, so it is vital they get the best fit for the business. But what about what the employee wants? The relationship between employer and employee must mutually beneficial for long term success.

How To On-board Your Employees: Casual, Contract, or Full-Time

How To On-board Your Employees: Casual, Contract, or Full-Time

Smart employers know how important it is to hire the right person the first time. This is because recruiting and training new staff is both time-consuming and not cheap. With this in mind, here at RecruitWest we have prepared some helpful guidelines for assisting your new hires to ‘hit the ground running’. Of course, the first few weeks of a new hire’s contract are some of the most crucial.

RecruitWest Partners Silver Lake Resources in Aldiss Project

RecruitWest Partners Silver Lake Resources in Aldiss Project

RecruitWest, a leading supplier of recruitment solutions to the WA Mining, Engineering, Construction and Logistics sectors, is happy to announce it has partnered with Silver Lake Resources in resourcing their mine site personnel for the new Aldiss Mine, South East of Kalgoorlie.

Workplace Injuries in Australia- Infographic

Workplace Injuries in Australia- Infographic

The theme we're focusing on this month is Workplace Health and Safety - so, we compiled this infographic outlining some key statistics surrounding workplace injuries in Australia.

The statistics come from Safe Work Australia's recent reports on workplace injuries.

What You Might Not Know About The Importance Of WHS

What You Might Not Know About The Importance Of WHS

Apart from the obvious injuries and death, penalties and compensation associated with workplace incidents, there are significant indirect costs when WHS systems fail. Poor safety performance can have a large impact on business operation and performance - often as a result of reduced productivity and low morale.

Latest Trends In Employee Needs And The Flexible Working Environment

Latest Trends In Employee Needs And The Flexible Working Environment

The modern working environment is very different to what it was even just a few years ago. And as workplace and employee trends change rapidly - it can be hard to keep pace.

These days, the working environment contains a much more blended workforce - with managers and employers generally much more responsive to problems - and employees less tied down to physical locations.

How to Build Employee Engagement – Some Tips

How to Build Employee Engagement – Some Tips

Although it might seem obvious - trust is the foundation of a good working environment.

It is also generally acknowledged that those employees who trust their boss will work harder and be more engaged - and those without such trust will slacken off.

Trust must of course, be earned, and the beauty of it is when people trust you; they have confidence in your decisions.

Beyond Performance Reviews – The Rise of the Talent Conversation

Beyond Performance Reviews – The Rise of the Talent Conversation

There are many ways to assess staff performance.

Performance reviews have traditionally always been a good indicator.

However, in today’s rapidly changing workplace, many organisations are now reassessing their formulaic annual performance review methods.

What would a new Talent Strategy look like to you in today’s market?

What would a new Talent Strategy look like to you in today’s market?

What issues do you face?

Western Australian Companies face a unique set of pressures in the business environment today and the mining sector is not immune to these.

The fast pace of change is wide and varied. Companies have little control over the pace and can spend time and money investing in areas that are not core to their business function and offer little return on the investment.

‘Demystifying’ the Job Market and the Impact of Millennial’s

‘Demystifying’ the Job Market and the Impact of Millennial’s

Today’s job market is highly complex and always fluctuating - which means keeping up with current trends can be vital to the success of your organisation.

This article aims to ‘demystify’ some of the myths surrounding the job market and labour hire industry, thus making it easier and simpler to recruit the staff you need.