Small businesses are frequently employing casuals to meet fluctuating workloads. It makes sense. Despite having to pay casuals employees 25 per cent loading to compensate for no paid leave entitlements, casuals provide flexibility and are cost effective as you only pay for the hours that they work. There are a few traps though. Often a casual will start off with a few shifts when new in the job. They settle in and soon start to provide their worth. Before long, the casua
You work hard getting balance in one area of your life only to find another area becomes out of balance. It gets frustrating, and as a busy mum, you resign to the fact that you will never find balance. Or maybe when the kids mover out you will! It doesn't have to be that way - nor should it be that way. You are a busy mum, you juggle. You have conflicting priorities on your time. You watch your babies growing up and want to be part of their growth and development. You still
General behaviour: remember, you are being assessed at all times, possibly from when you enter the building and approach the receptionist, certainly from the moment you walk into the interview room to the moment you leave. You must be as natural and relaxed, physically and mentally, as possible, but also professional, polite, and courteous. Never argue, unless you have been given a direct instruction to give your opposing views. Be alert, show an interest in each interviewer
Questions asked by you. Most interviews will close with the interviewee being asked if they have any questions to ask. The answer should always be – Yes. Have two questions ready, and either ask these or ask one of them and one that has arisen because something raised in the interview. Make sure that your questions are ones that reinforce your suitability for the post. You could, for example, ask questions about personal development opportunities, explaining, briefly, what yo
Prepare for, and practice answering, the interview questions: think about questions that you are likely to be asked. Brainstorm this with a colleague, friend, or partner, and practice answering. Practice using the interview questions to strengthen your argument that you are the best person for the job. For example, you will be almost certainly be asked about your experience and qualifications, even though this will be shown in your CV. Your response should be phrased in such
Your approach. In a word, think positively. You are offering your talents, your experience, your time, effort, and energies, to this organisation, and you need to give the impression that you would be a valuable asset that they would be foolish to reject. This doesn’t mean being aggressive, over enthusiastic, pompous, or pretentious, but it does mean showing the interviewers that you are a confident, assertive, pro-active, flexible, professional who would perform successfully
Carol Tranter has joined the businesses operating out of 328 Lyttleton Terrace, Bendigo. Carol provides counselling and healing. She describes her typical customer as spiritual people who wish to advance their lives. Her counselling is quite personal and individual. We wish her well in her new adventure.
RCR Tint & Trade is new to Workspace Eaglehawk. This owner/operator business can offer a personal service, competitive pricing and over twenty years experience. Ashley offers window tinting services which are not limited to just cars. If you are looking to add some privacy to your house, their residential films come in a range of colours and shades providing plenty of options to suit your home or office. We wish Ashley all the best.