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, 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.

Tips For Preparing For An Interview For A Labour Hire Job

Preparing for an interview does not have to be stressful. The key to success is preparation and presentation – with researching the relevant organisation at the top of the list. Today’s job market is highly competitive, especially in the labour hire area, so it is important for candidates to brush up on their skills - and to ensure they always put in their best effort before meeting potential employers.

‘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.

How to Encourage Managers to Communicate Change

Open and honest communication between management and staff is of course, crucial when communicating change. However, when implementing this change management, there are some very different challenges involved for the leader than for the rest of the team.

Why we need dignity in the workplace more than ever

Maintaining dignity and self-esteem in the workplace is hugely important for employees. However, sometimes progressing smoothly and with self-respect in your chosen career is not always as easy as you might think. There can be many pitfalls and obstacles along the way; and this is why both retaining and improving your self-esteem and dignity is so high on the agenda for many employees.

How to Improve Your Concentration at Work

Everyone has times when they lack their usual focus - and the distractions seem to mount up around them. Fortunately, improving your concentration at work can be made much easier by adopting some or all of the following tips. As the author of Hack Your Brain, Elie Venezky says: the key to improving your concentration at work is to change the way you view it.

Make the Most of Your High-Performing Talent

Talent management is crucial for the success of your business.

So how can you apply the best talent management processes to your company - and make the most of your high-performing talent? The international SAP Success Factors HR Software Group recommends implementing a strategic talent management plan that enables organisations to become ‘proactive’ rather than ‘reactive’.

As part of the plan, leaders are encouraged to identify the most important skills for their employees: concentrating mainly on key developmental areas.

Continuous Performance Management Drives Organisational Change

Annual Performance Reviews have long been an integral part of Human Resource operations. However, many of today’s organisations are now ditching the Annual Performance Reviews in favour of Continuous Performance Management (CPM). This is because CPM is regarded as more effective by many organisations as it allows them to assess employee performance on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis.

How to Attract and Retain Top Talent – Some Tips

At a time when the bottom line is becoming top priority - the importance of both attracting and retaining top talent cannot be overstated. And research has shown one of the best ways to do this is to ensure your organisation’s leaders are performing at their peak, and with optimum efficiency.