JK Blog

May 2020

COVID-19: Why Community Spirit Matters

In just a matter of months, we have seen first-hand how something like COVID-19 can devastate our global and local economies, bringing to light just how important community is.  This is no more evident…...Read More
May 2020

COVID-19: Will we continue working from home? 

The blurred line between work and home life might not be temporary. When the restrictions begin to lift, children might be back at school, but many white-collar workers could be encouraged to continue working from…...Read More
March 2020

How to stay motivated on your job search

You think your job interview went really well. On paper, you seem to be the perfect fit. But then you get that dreaded phone call or email…they’ve decided to go with someone else. Your…...Read More
February 2020

Continued Ballarat Growth Expands Geelong Workforce

The employment landscape in Geelong has experienced one of the countries largest employment shifts in the last decade, from the closure of the Avalon maintenance base for Qantas (2014), Alcoa’s Point Henry Aluminium Smelter…...Read More
January 2020

The Cost of a Bad Hire

A great hire can improve productivity, boost office morale, and positively impact the company’s bottom line. Hiring the wrong person can have a negative flow-on effect that can significantly hurt any business – big…...Read More
December 2019

Work trends to watch in 2020

With a new decade just around the corner, here’s what to look for in the year ahead. Company Culture Employees now see a strong company culture as essential. It’s no longer just a ‘nice…...Read More
November 2019

Why you Should Continue Your Job Search Through The Holidays

Still not sure whether you should call it quits looking for that new job until the new year? Here’s why we think you should keep your job search going during the holiday season. Business…...Read More
October 2019

Millennial career advice we really need to shelf

There’s job hunting and interview advice a-plenty these days, but some advice for Millennials really should be put on the shelf. Here are the tips of yesterday we think Millennials should ditch. Dress up…...Read More
September 2019

How to use LinkedIn to get a job

Like any social media platform, you need to be active on LinkedIn to get noticed. Today, job seekers are even posting and targeting businesses they like with some pretty clever ‘ads’ profiling themselves and…...Read More
August 2019

How to avoid the stress of hiring a new employee

Employing someone to fill a much-needed gap in your business can be exciting and daunting at the same time. In many situations, managers are already under the pump because their team is potentially understaffed…...Read More