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Unravelling the Dedication Dilemma in Aged Care Leadership
  • 6 minute read
  • Synonymous with aged care, constant commitment and dedication of our leaders is seen as a virtue. Managers and leaders in this sector are renowned for their unwavering commitment and high work ethic. However, this admirable trait often becomes a double-edged sword, leading to challenges that ripple through the lives of individuals and the culture of … Continued

Trailblazing Aged Care Recruitment for 15 Remarkable Years
  • 6 minute read
  • We’re taking a moment to reflect on our journey as we mark a significant milestone at P.J. Recruitment and Executive Search, celebrating 15 years of incredible executive search and recruitment within the aged care sector. The evolution of our brand, our culture and strategic foresight and the profound impact we’ve made along the way is … Continued

Making a Personal Connection: The Importance of Face-to-Face Meetings in Aged Care Recruitment
  • 7 minute read
  • Even in the recruitment world, we’re increasingly becoming more and more digital. We source and engage with online profiles, conduct virtual candidate interviews and client meetings, and even by some aged care recruiters (not us at P.J. Recruitment and Executive Search), there’s just a phone screen. Some aged care recruitment agencies don’t do the ‘eyeballing’ … Continued

The Power of Purpose-Fit Contractors in Temporary Aged Care Leadership Roles
  • 4 minute read
  • The sudden need for leadership in aged-care can arise unexpectedly. Whether due to unplanned departures or organisational restructuring, such vacancies require prompt and effective solutions. This is where the role of purpose-fit contractors becomes invaluable, offering a specialised approach to temporary leadership that far surpasses the common practice of internal redeployment. Why Purpose-Fit Contractors are … Continued

The Art of Headhunting: How Aged Care Recruiters Find Hidden Talent
  • 7 minute read
  • In the world of aged care, finding the right talent is much more than a simple search. It’s a fine art, practiced by skilled aged care recruiters who combine the science of strategic, a talent mapped search, with the art of human intuition. You can’t have one without the other in successful aged care recruitment. … Continued

Equal Seats at the Table… Male and Female CEO’s Transforming Aged Care Together
  • 7 minute read
  • There has been a seismic shift in leadership dynamics in the Aged Care sector. Traditionally a sector dominated by female workers, it’s not surprising that there’s a significant representation of females at the CEO level. Our data shows that over the past 2 years, 55% of executive positions we have filled have been with female … Continued

Beyond City Limits – Attracting Leaders to Rural Aged Care
  • 7 minute read
  • Attracting top talent for senior positions in rural aged care facilities presents unique challenges that require strategic solutions. Rural areas face a scarcity of qualified professionals, limited housing options, and competition from City metro counterparts. However, there is a way to rise above these obstacles and successfully attract exceptional middle managers and leaders – by harnessing the power of bespoke recruitment services.

The Power of Intel: P.J. Recruitment and Executive Search Aged Care Recruitment Agency explores Beyond Resumes
  • 7 minute read
  • In the Aged Care recruitment industry, P.J. Aged Care Recruitment Agency stands out for their commitment to exploring beyond traditional resumes by collecting comprehensive intel on candidates. This personalised approach, combined with their emphasis on organisational psychology, creates optimal candidate-organisation alignment and sets the stage for successful placements and long-term retention.

Joining Forces for Success: Enhancing Recruitment Strategies by Combining HR and Aged Care Recruitment Expertise
  • 5 minute read
  • Human resources and aged care recruitment go hand in hand when it comes to building a sustainable and effective workforce within the sector. Aged care recruitment consultants bring a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities of working in this industry, they can do the ‘selling’ and influencing direct in person, they have high touchpoints with candidates as well. Human resources professionals (including talent acquisition teams) have the knowledge and ability to manage and develop the workforce in line with the organisation’s goals, adhere to policies and procedures, and support right methodologies for recruitment internally.

Aged Care Jobs Sydney: Is It Really All About The Money?
  • 5 minute read
  • While money is undoubtedly an important factor when considering employment, it is not the only factor that should be considered. In this blog post, we will explore why it is not all about the money when it comes to aged care jobs in Sydney.

The Healthcare Talent Shortage: Leveraging Industry Adjacency in Executive Recruitment
  • 6 minute read
  • So, what can healthcare organisations do to overcome this healthcare talent shortage? One strategy that’s gaining traction is using industry adjacency in executive recruitment. It is one of our strategic intent items for this year as a business P.J. Recruitment and Executive Search is using, wherever possible, adjacent industries to increase the size of our target candidate pool. So, each time we go out to market on an executive recruitment assignment, our clients willing, we strategically set about finding and attracting talent outside of the purely healthcare or aged care industries.

Reflections on PJ’s Year – 2022
  • 6 minute read
  • I asked the girls (Linda and Ely) to do a ‘2022 Reflections’ document, so we can each post a Blog. Rather than do an e-newsletter this Christmas/end of year, Blogs are all the rage apparently.

Reflections on Ely’s year – 2022
  • 3 minute read
  • I love being part of a unified team with a combined growth mindset. I’m being continuously guided by PJ, doing courses to develop my skill set and being introduced to a fabulous mentor through the recruitment industry association has been a real highlight for me.

Reflections on Linda’s year – 2022
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  • What’s changed with the way we work
    There has been a change from in traditional methods of recruiting (like interviews being F2F vs VC) from the impact of COVID, a highlight for me was the shift in technologies we are now using as a P.J. team.

Retirement of a Recruiter
  • 7 minute read
  • You’ve kept us in business, and we’ve worked with lots of new clients – CEO roles, great assignments, confidential searches sometimes required and some jobs you’ve given us have been killers to fill. On the whole it’s been a good year to date.

Why you should be Jolly this Christmas
  • 3 minute read
  • For you it’s been a year of hard knocks. You’ve been under scrutiny, in the spotlight and under the pump. As an industry you’ve orchestrated new organisational vision, strategy and structures, recruited new leaders, fostered and moved around your own talent. You’ve also committed tosourcing top talent. All with a sprinkle of innovation on the … Continued