Tag Archives: #topofficegroup

Ready for Work (Career Planning and Job Search Skills)

Top Office Group has been securing local jobs for local people for over 30 years. Fully funded under Queensland Government’s Skilling Queenslander’s for Work program, and in conjunction with BUSY at Work, we are delivering a practical Ready for Work program to support eligible 15-24 year olds with securing employment opportunities. Statistics show that half… View Article

Hiring based on interview performance is risky

If you read the stats, in the last century, we have added 30 years to our life span.  We are working longer with 20% of Australians over 70 reportedly still engaged in the workforce.  We have five generations working side by side and with that comes stereotypes. In recruitment, I hear the concerns of employers… View Article

Enhance your office resources with a Business Administration Trainee

Many years ago, I started my career on a business administration traineeship.  12 month training contract with my employer, learn the business from the ground up, do the hard yards, earn your qualification working and studying and then wait and see if you have earnt a spot on the permanent payroll at the end of… View Article

Latest trends from Executive Outlook (dip in confidence, workplace burnout and more)

Presented exclusively by Top Office Group, Executive Outlook is known as the “most comprehensive, insightful and valuable study of this region” (for our 11th year running). We reported last month that our interviews with business leaders reflected a dip in confidence (down from 71% to 56%). We’re optimistic about our fast-growing region, but sluggish growth… View Article

My number one interview question

Working with a set of interview questions that you plan to ask each interviewee (aligned to the job requirements and objectives) gives all applicants an equal chance to shine. I find that it also helps to eliminate any unintended bias that I might have from reviewing the resume (and with stats showing that 1 in… View Article