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PERSONAL RESILIENCE IN UNCERTAIN TIMES

Resilience in psychology is the positive capacity of people to cope with stress and adversity. COVID-19 presents as a major health, social, economic and personal challenge which will require us to demonstrate resilience at home and work. OPRA has pulled together some simple but effective strategies for you to use, share within your workforce or […]

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IWD 2020 – Meet Christi, Operations Supervisor for CoreStaff Tasmania

Currently in my seventh year with CoreStaff (previously VMAC) I have watched our client base expand, and our Devonport team grow from a small group of three to seven. I manage up to 140 people in the peak agriculture season for one of our large clients in a facility management role. This is different to […]

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IWD 2020 – Meet Josephine, Senior Payroll Officer for CGH Group Head Office in Darwin

You would think that payroll is the same every week, but it never is, every day/week is a little different. I mostly look after the QLD CoreStaff payroll; however, I overlook all of the other payrolls and help manage the payroll team as much as I can. To put it briefly my role involves; setting […]

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IWD 2020 – Meet Leanne, Operations Manager for CoreStaff Sydney

Meet Leanne, Operations Manager for CoreStaff Sydney As the operations manager, I manage the day to day operations of the Eastern Creek CoreStaff office while supporting and mentoring the operations team. I am also a major account manager matching candidates with clients needs. Highlights: My team and my clients make each day a highlight. My […]

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IWD 2020 – Meet Trisha, Office Manager and Senior Recruiter for Perth

Meet Trisha, Office Manager / Senior Recruitment Consultant for CoreStaff Perth Being both the Office Manager and Senior Recruitment Consultant makes for an extremely busy day with a variety of challenges to be faced. In my roles as the Office Manager, my responsibilities include ensuring that the process and procedures that are in place within […]

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IWD 2020 – Meet Rebecca, Operations Manager for Brisbane

Meet Bec, Operations Manager, CoreStaff Brisbane. As Operations Manager, I am responsible for leading our front-line teams, servicing both our QLD mining contracts & general labour-hire market. I manage our client relationships and candidate requirements while also driving our team to provide over 80 candidate submissions a week to our client base. Highlights Working with […]

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WE ARE NOW PROVIDING LABOUR HIRE AND RECRUITMENT IN SINGLETON NSW!

We are pretty excited to officially announce another new CoreStaff office opening in NSW. Welcome to CoreStaff Singleton, located in the Hunter Valley. While the Hunter Valley boasts one of the best wine growing regions in the country, it is fundamentally driven around the black coal industry. With our dedicated team now established in the […]

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New CoreStaff Recruitment Port Hedland Office Now Open

The branch will focus on finding experienced personnel for local clients in Port Hedland, Newman, Tom Price, Karratha, Broome and right across the region, while also providing a local point of […]

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Stand out in an interview with these six top tips

You’ve adapted your resume and optimised your cover letter. The phone call went great and you’ve made it: you’ve landed an interview. Interview etiquette you know, researching the company is down pat. But how do you make yourself stand out in an interview? You might hope that your experience and knowledge is enough to set […]

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CGH GROUP ACQUIRES DOWNING TEAL

CGH Group, one of Australia’s largest privately owned, recruitment and human resources consulting firms, is excited to announce it has entered into an agreement to acquire Downing Teal (DT), a leader in specialist mining, construction and defence recruitment, as of 1st April 2019. Founded in 1966, Downing Teal is a leader in executive search, professional […]

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IWD 2019 – Meet Maxine, Multi Skilled Plant Operator

Meet Maxine, Multi Skilled Plant Operator at Mt Arthur Coal for Robson. I’m a multi skilled plant operator hired to Robson through CoreStaff, Newcastle. I’m currently operating an excavator at the Tailings Dam Lift Project. The biggest highlight for me is being able to work on the rehabilitation of open cut mine sites. I have […]

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IWD 2019 – Meet Tuesday, BDM CoreStaff

Meet Tuesday, Business Development Manager, CoreStaff Darwin. As the BDM it’s my role to make sure our clients are getting the service they deserve and expect. On the flip side it’s also my role to go and seek new business with new clients. My day consists of lots of conversations, some easy, some hard, identifying […]

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Listen Up: How To Listen More Effectively At Work

It’s one of the senses that we take for granted. We do it all the time, all day long. Regarded as important by employers and colleagues alike, it’s a crucial soft skill. But are we any good at it? We’re talking, of course, about listening. Hearing versus listening One of the main issues facing listening […]

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5 Inspiring Quotes To Kickstart Your Work Life This Year

It’s hard to channel that “new year, new me” attitude as you drag yourself back into the office after spending time off for feasting and festivities. Add to that the beautiful sunshine, mocking you as you’re tether to your desk… January is a hard month to kick off the new year in Australia. Rather than […]

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7 life hacks that will inspire change in your routine

As we begin to slip towards the end of the year, it’s not uncommon to feel a bit stuck. The hope and ambition of a fresh start has faded, but the reflection at the end of the year is not yet upon us. It’s the time of year when life can feel a bit sluggish, […]

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The Going Will Get Tough: Here’s How To Make The Most Of Sticky Situations

Your career, much like your personal life and relationships, isn’t always going to be smooth sailing. But going through difficult circumstances that can cause emotional reactions can seem unprofessional. Trying to react to situations as a human and with your job performance in mind is a big task. But managing sticky situations at work is […]

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Working Around The World: 10 Laws That Will Surprise You

All around the world, humans are working. No matter how different our food, cultures or cities, most of us get out of bed, and do a task in exchange for money. The world of work is universal, but there are a surprising number of differenced – even in today’s connected world. Here are 10 of […]

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Romantic Clichés That Could Make You Better At Your Job

Matters of the heart are seldom simple, but over time humans have created a language to make them a bit easier to understand. Everyone knows these romantic clichés. They’re the ones rolled out at a break up, during times of trouble or in the early days of a blossoming courtship. But what wisdom could these […]

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6 Surprising Lessons From The Remarkable Eucalyptus

It’s an icon of Australia, and grows across the length and breadth of our country. Three quarters of our native forests are eucalyptus. As a family, eucalypti vary from short shrubs in scrub, to towering giants in Tasmania. There are countless different species and varieties thriving in all manner of terrain. It may be a […]

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How the magic of childhood is the secret to career success

Ask someone about their earliest memories and it’s likely they remember being told a story. Stories speak to the innermost core of our human experience. They have a tendency to stick with us. The stories you heard as a child likely have influenced you as an adult – but have you thought about revisiting the […]

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8 Remarkable Lessons From Spending 88 Days In A Dairy

This is an adapted post from freelance writer and contributor to CGH Group blog, Hannah Ballard. You can read the original in full here, and learn more about her journey on her website. Whilst countries like Canada and New Zealand offer two year Working Holiday Visas to under-30s, Australia is a bit different. To stay […]

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The Perks of Coffee Breaks: 7 amazing secrets from special places

“I know my coffee, my mother’s coffee, and the coffee of my friends. I can tell them from afar and I know the differences among them. No coffee is like another, and my defence of coffee is a plea for difference itself.” When Mahmoud Darwish wrote so lovingly of coffee during the bombardment of Beirut […]

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Productive procrastination: counting down to the weekenD

It’s been a good week. You’ve been efficient. Your to do list is done. But suddenly… it’s Friday afternoon. It’s too late to start a new project – but too early to start watching the clock. So how do you keep busy enough to make the time go by, without looking like you’re stalling? Well […]

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10 Valuable World Cup Rules That Will Encourage Job Success

It may come around every 4 years, but with the Socceroos only entering the FIFA World Cup for the fifth time in 2018 – and only having made it out of the initial group stages once – soccer in Australia doesn’t inspire the same passion as the footy, cricket or rugby. But despite their failures, […]

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How To Be A Cover Letter Chameleon

Just like you should adapt your resume for each job you apply for, you should also change your cover letter too. Your cover letter (or, more commonly, email) is the first impression you give to a recruiter. That impression matters. Without a good cover letter, your carefully adapted resume might not even be read. Make […]

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