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Are you a Leader or a Manager?  - Blog Image

Are you a Leader or a Manager?

  • Adrian Grundy
  • Thursday, August 8, 2019

This blog discusses the difference between a Leader and a Manager and how an effective leader moves followers into action not with coercion but by eliciting their desire and conviction in the vision and goals articulated by the leader....Read Article

The Importance of Showing Gratitude in the Workplace.  - Blog Image

The Importance of Showing Gratitude in the Workplace.

  • Adrian Grundy
  • Sunday, July 14, 2019

Are you a glass half empty or glass half full kinda person? Focusing on the good—the things for which you are grateful—is scientifically proven to help fill your glass. What’s more, sharing your gratitude with others helps fill their proverbial glasses and even perpetuates the cycle of gratefulness. Don’t limit your gratitude to your private life. By feeling and expressing your appreciation at work you will help make your workplace a positive environment....Read Article

A Guide to Understanding Those Recruitment Agencies' Temp Rates - Blog Image

A Guide to Understanding Those Recruitment Agencies' Temp Rates

  • Adrian Grundy
  • Thursday, July 11, 2019

As a client you have to weigh up your options and think to yourself 1. Is price all I am chasing or do I want "QUALITY"? 2. What do I value? 3. How important is reliability, fast turn arounds, vetted candidates that have been through a quality recruitment process and recruiters that understand my sector? Once you have answered these things you will quickly realise that in recruitment you ALWAYS pay for what you get. If you choose to go with an Agency that drops their pants to win business the chances are you will be knocking back on my door or another agencies door very soon with the same problems again and this time it potentially may have cost you more money in lost time or even worse your own clientele....Read Article

TIME FOR A CHANGE? Write a resume that will get you ahead of the pack & NOTICED - Blog Image

TIME FOR A CHANGE? Write a resume that will get you ahead of the pack & NOTICED

  • Adrian Grundy
  • Wednesday, April 3, 2019

It is said that getting a job is sheer luck, I DON'T BELIEVE THAT FOR A SECOND. Achieving something is never luck rather it takes background work, patience, effort and perseverance. The same applies while you are trying to find a new job. Here is a few tips to help you get the ‘break’ into some of the most sought after job in Australia....Read Article

Im Outta Here !  How to resign the right way  - Blog Image

Im Outta Here ! How to resign the right way

  • Adrian Grundy
  • Thursday, March 28, 2019

Let me start this blog by saying as an employee, there are two times when you are remembered most clearly. When you start a new job and when you leave it! With this in mind it is vital that you know the importance of resigning in the right way not only to ensure you leave with your personal brand in tact but also you get the entitlements that are rightly owed to you and a glowing reference for future potential employers....Read Article

Why play-based learning is all we need in the early years - Blog Image

Why play-based learning is all we need in the early years

  • Adrian Grundy
  • Monday, March 18, 2019

An insightful read from Murdock Recruitments own Childcare Centres Operations Manager Garrett Kett into why he believes play-based learning is all we need in the Early Years. Garrett is a Bachelor Qualified Early Years Professional with 10 + years experience across New Zealand and Australia. Garrett is now the Operations Manager for The Murdock Group of Childcare Centres in Western Australia and a passionate advocate for the Early Years Sector....Read Article

Top 10 Resume Writing Tips From An Expert - Blog Image

Top 10 Resume Writing Tips From An Expert

  • Adrian Grundy
  • Thursday, March 14, 2019

Ever wondered why no one is calling you back after you submit your resume to job adverts? Did you know within approximately 6 seconds a potential employer or recruiter would have scanned, screened and scrutinised your resume and decided if they are meeting you or not? I know I know I hear you now saying thats not fair, well unfortunately life just isn't fair....Read Article

GHOSTING! It’s not just for Tinder - Blog Image

GHOSTING! It’s not just for Tinder

  • Adrian Grundy
  • Monday, February 11, 2019

How ‘GHOSTING” is affecting the job market? Out there In the crazy dating world (a world I have been out of for some time), ‘ghosting’ is a term for when a person cuts off all communication with someone they are dating with no warning....Read Article