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27/01/2023

Are parent shifts the new essential for businesses?

By Drake Editorial

In the past few decades, the number of families with two working parents has skyrocketed. And although it is great that so many people can earn an income, it is causing extra pressure to find time to work and take care of family (kids, parents, extended family etc).  

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13/01/2023

Top 10 paying jobs in Australia – and 5 are in health! 

By Drake Editorial

Right now, the job market is showing signs of a high potential for future jobs. However, as every job seeker knows, not all jobs are created equal. Some pay much better than others. Which jobs will be the best paying ones? Let's take a closer look at the top ten highest paying jobs as well as one of the most in-demand jobs in Australia right now. 

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13/01/2023

The 5 best and most impactful interview questions to ask to stand out in an interview.

By Drake Editorial

Employers are impressed with candidates that ask impactful questions at the end of an interview. This shows the candidate is genuinely interested in the role and wants to find out more about the opportunity. In addition to knowing about the company itself, you should also be aware of what working there could mean for your career. In a “candidate driven market” it is equally important that candidates are able determine: "What's in it for me?"

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09/12/2022

What does our 2023 talent market look like going forward in Australia?  The latest recruitment trends

By Drake Editorial

If someone had told us five years ago, candidates would be expecting to be able to work from home and wear trackie pants in meetings in 2023 - there is no way we would have believed them.
If the same person told us that some jobs would be paying upwards of 30 per cent more than usual just to secure talent, we’d still be in disbelief.

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02/12/2022

5 “green flags” to look for in a new employer

By Drake Editorial

When searching for a new job and company, it’s common to quickly point out any “red flags” that may affect your role or working environment in the future. For example, you might be concerned about a low salary rate, recent staff turnover, lack of professionalism, or any other indicators that suggest this isn’t a good fit. 

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14/11/2022

Benefits of Including Salary Bands in Job Ads

By Drake Editorial

 Given the record low unemployment rate and a talent shortage across multiple industries and job roles, our research has confirmed that the inclusion of salary bands is one of the most critical inclusions in a job post.

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