24 episodes

Welcome to Recruitment Down Under: The APSCo Australia Podcast. We’re the podcast for the Australian recruitment market, sharing anecdotes, interviews and ideas from the recruitment industry's best and brightest individuals. Join us for regular episodes where our guests discuss the topics that affect you and your recruitment business.

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Welcome to Recruitment Down Under: The APSCo Australia Podcast. We’re the podcast for the Australian recruitment market, sharing anecdotes, interviews and ideas from the recruitment industry's best and brightest individuals. Join us for regular episodes where our guests discuss the topics that affect you and your recruitment business.

    The recruiter's guide to building personal brand, with David Wolstenholme

    The recruiter's guide to building personal brand, with David Wolstenholme

    Welcome to Recruitment Down Under. In our new episode, Lesley Horsburgh speaks with recruitment marketing and personal branding expert, David Wolstenholme.
    David, a former recruiter, dedicates his professional career to helping recruiters to better understand and nurture their personal brand authentically both online and off.
    David and Lesley discuss the importance of marketing strategy and personal brand, visible leadership, what employers need to do to attract recruiters in the current market, the rise of LinkedIn, and how recruiters can best leverage the platform, plus lots more.
    Thank you for listening to Recruitment Down Under.

    • 41 min
    BluePrint Medical: How innovation led to Awards excellence

    BluePrint Medical: How innovation led to Awards excellence

    Welcome to Recruitment Down Under and our special series dedicated to meeting and learning more about the winners of the 2020 APSCo Australia Awards for Excellence.
    Throughout 2020, BluePrint Medical responded to the impacts of border closures and flight cancellations, reduced demand, and a restricted candidate pool of doctors, with a proactive approach to communicating with clients and bringing vulnerable doctors home from interstate. The business realised that the only way to help the clients and doctors in need was to simply focus on local work.
    The plan helped BluePrint Medical win the Best Response to the Pandemic – Innovation Award, which recognised new strategies – planned and implemented in response to COVID-19 – that demonstrated innovation or creativity.
    In this podcast, we hear from BluePrint Medical’s Oliver Hastie, who tells listeners how the young business managed to respond in the face of adversity.
    Hosted by Neil Merola of Entity Solutions, tune in to find out why BluePrint Medical were crowned 2020’s deserving winner.

    • 31 min
    A new approach: The 9-day fortnight with Interpro People's Darran Butcher

    A new approach: The 9-day fortnight with Interpro People's Darran Butcher

    Welcome to Recruitment Down Under – the APSCo Australia Podcast.
    Interpro People recently joined a growing number of employers taking a new approach to work-life balance, by commencing a nine-day fortnight for all employees.
    A month into the initiative, APSCo’s Managing Director Lesley Horsburgh sat down with Interpro General Manager Darran Butcher for an in-depth conversation to find out how the 9-day fortnight is working and what impact the strategy is having on the business and its people.
    Listen in to find out how Interpro People have implemented the strategy in their business, and continue to meet their goals whilst managing the expectations of clients, candidates, and other key stakeholders.

    • 36 min
    The Winners' Series: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiative of the Year - Driftwood Group (Glow-Up Careers)

    The Winners' Series: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiative of the Year - Driftwood Group (Glow-Up Careers)

    Welcome to Recruitment Down Under and our special series dedicated to meeting and learning more about the winners of the 2020 APSCo Australia Awards for Excellence.
    Driftwood Group and their Glow-Up Careers initiative received the CSR Award for an initiative that demonstrated a commitment to the principles of corporate social responsibility. 
    Driftwood Group launched career-coaching arm Glow-Up Careers to help people build the career of their dreams. The heart of the business is an accreditation program to teach coaches and leaders how to provide effective career coaching. The business now has in excess of 90 coaches who have completed the accreditation and who have each undertaken work with refugees.
    In this podcast, we hear from Driftwood Group Founder Yvonne Kelly, who tells listeners the story of how Glow-Up Careers came about and why this unique coaching arm is not only building dream careers but truly changing people’s lives.
    Hosted by Con Marchesan of SEEK, listen in to find out why Driftwood Group was crowned this year’s deserving CSR winner.

    • 33 min
    The Winners' Series: Best Use of Digital - ManpowerGroup

    The Winners' Series: Best Use of Digital - ManpowerGroup

    ManpowerGroup was crowned the winner of APSCo’s Best Use of Digital for Defence Force Recruiting’s 2020 National Submarine Tour and Competition – an online gaming experience to provide potential candidates an insight into the life of a submariner.
    The competition was a great success with a 2500 percent increase in ‘submariner officer’ applications year on year.
    Hosted by Chantell Neale from Awards’ sponsor Ayers Group, Defence Force Recruiting’s Leanne Hayter explains how turning to gaming boosted interest in naval careers and ultimately led to its APSCo Award win.

    • 11 min
    The Winners' Series: Candidate Experience - Zeep Medical

    The Winners' Series: Candidate Experience - Zeep Medical

    Welcome to Recruitment Down Under and our special series dedicated to meeting and learning more about the winners of the 2020 APSCo Australia Awards for Excellence.
    Zeep Medical was the winner of APSCo’s Candidate Experience Award for its commitment to providing exceptional candidate experience throughout the recruitment process.
    Candidate experience is at the centre of everything that Zeep does. The company provides end-to-end service for candidates, and in 2020 with most hospitals not taking doctors from other states, Zeep had to move quickly to find and relocate doctors. 
    Hosted by Marco Setiadi from Award sponsor CareerOne, today we hear from Zeep’s Robin Jerome who outlines how Zeep’s service and agile working practices help the company to excel in candidate experience.

    • 36 min

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