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8 Behavioural Questions for Nursing Candidates

August 31, 2017 11:25 am

Behavioural interviewing is a commonly used technique where candidates are asked questions that put them in a particular situation. By learning how they have acted in the past when faced with common job-related scenarios, an interviewer can get an idea how a candidate might perform in the role if successful.  ...

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5 Interview Questions You Don’t Have to Answer

August 31, 2017 11:16 am

We all know how stressful health job interviews are, and as a candidate you’ll probably want to answer all the questions you’re asked so you make a good impression. However, there are some questions that you don’t have to answer, and that an interviewer should not even ask.   Being...

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7 Questions You Should Never Ask a Job Candidate

July 26, 2017 12:22 pm

When interviewing in healthcare, there are legal restrictions on the kind of questions you may ask. Interview questions and selection criteria based on a range of sensitive topics are regarded as discriminatory by the New Zealand Human Rights Commission. An employer is deemed to be acting against the law if...

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How SHARE and STAR Models Can Enhance Interview Performance

July 26, 2017 12:18 pm

Behavioural questions often pop up during interviews, and it’s important to be prepared for them. They are designed to encourage candidates to talk in detail rather than just give simple one-word or one-sentence answers revealing little about their job suitability. Behavioural questions are open questions – eliciting longer, more thoughtful...

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Health Salary Guide 2017/18

July 1, 2017 12:17 pm

Our healthcare salary guide for the 2017-2018 FY is now available to download. This guide provides a comprehensive review of the latest recruitment trends and salary information in the Australian and New Zealand healthcare industry. What’s in this year’s guide? In this year’s guide, we have included the following information:...

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How to Stay Motivated During Your Job Search

June 27, 2017 11:29 am

When you start your job search, there’s no means of knowing how long it will go on. Will you be the lucky one who scores a great health job straight away, or the one who becomes increasingly demoralised by false starts and rejections? Whatever happens, you need to approach the...

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Why and How You Should Mentor Your Employees

June 27, 2017 11:19 am

When the going gets tough, employees need to know support is available to help them cope, develop and grow. That’s why mentoring can be such a powerful tool in your health organisation, helping workers from every level to achieve their full potential. A successful mentoring program can boost staff engagement,...

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4 Advantages of Outsourcing Your Recruitment Process

May 26, 2017 3:53 pm

Even if you have your own HR division, there are times when a specialist recruitment agency can help you access the best candidates – at the right time. As well as bringing years of recruiting experience to the table, a healthcare agency can draw on a broader talent pool and...

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Can Your LinkedIn Profile Help you Land That Job?

May 26, 2017 3:49 pm

With the rise of social media showing no sign of slowing down, today’s smartphone-savvy job hunter needs a strong LinkedIn profile to stand out from the crowd. It’s no longer enough to spruce up your resume and pop in a job application. Serious job contenders must be easy to find...

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Find the Right Cultural Fit and Watch Your Business Blossom

March 24, 2017 2:33 pm

Some health sector employers get hung up on whether their job candidates have the right qualifications and experience for a role. Yet it’s just as important to ensure your new employee is the right fit for your organisation in terms of values, goals and work ethic. Employing the wrong person...

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