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Points of negotiation versus point to walk away - Article Image
POINTS OF NEGOTIATION VERSUS POINT TO WALK AWAY
  • Tracy Watson
  • 10 Feb 2017

Before entering into the negotiation process, it is important to identify to what level you the candidate will happily accept for the role. Negotiation is not a case of trying to see “how much you can get out of your potential employer”, negotiation is about reaching a mutually rewarding outcome for both the job applicant and the employer. Candidates must be clear on what they are seeking from a role / employer and know the point in which they are prepared to walk away from the job. Negotiation is not a game. When you enter into negotiation of salary & conditions, both parties must be prepared that at any time, the other party may walk away or simply withdraw the offer.

How will I create the “Career to Shape My Future?” - Article Image
HOW WILL I CREATE THE “CAREER TO SHAPE MY FUTURE?”
  • Tracy Watson
  • 03 Feb 2017

What are the benefits of being a casual?, What can I do different to stand out from other casuals?, How will I get regular work?

How to stand out as an “employer of choice” in a candidate short market?  - Article Image
HOW TO STAND OUT AS AN “EMPLOYER OF CHOICE” IN A CANDIDATE SHORT MARKET?
  • Tracy Watson
  • 01 Feb 2017

We all know with the changes in the early childhood industry over the past 5 years, the legislative requirements to have “X” number of qualified staff per “X” of children, low industry salaries, a HUGE increase in the number of new centres being opened, an increase in Generation “Y” expectations and a lack of professionalism in the industry (sorry, yes….I said it), it has all contributed to a candidate short market. So as an employer, what can you do different to attract the industries most highly sort after candidates?