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How can you help employees deal with the Christmas rush?

​Our forums on Employee Wellbeing revealed the many challenges faced by both managers and employees with regard to workplace stress. In the article below, WorkPro shares some tips on how to effecti...

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Embracing diversity to be a truly inclusive organisation- #BreakTheBias

​For DFP Chief Executive Officer, Kate Coath, challenges have been synonymous throughout her career. Kate joined the recruitment industry in 1993 and has held a variety of roles in leadership and g...

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Company Update: DFP Recruitment Leadership Changes

​The Will Asia Pacific Board today announced the resignation of DFP Recruitment Services’ Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Robert van Stokrom with his last day to be Friday 11 March, 2022. The Board h...

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International Day of People with Disability – Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

​International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is held on 3 December each year. IDPwD is a United Nations observed day aimed at increasing public awareness, understanding and acceptance of pe...

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Celebrating 5 years as a Disability Confident Recruiter

​Under the expert guidance of the Australian Network on Disability (AND), in 2016 DFP took part in one of AND’s flagship programs, Disability Confident Recruiter (DCR). Our commitment to the progra...

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

​DFP would like to wish you a safe and joyful Christmas and a happy New Year!

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

​DFP would like to wish you a safe and joyful Christmas and a happy New Year!

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Encouraging diversity in the workplace

​If you happen to tune into your local news station around a topic of diversity or multiculturalism, you’re more than likely to pick up a political sound bite about how well Australia does diversit...

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Flexible work practices – building a culture of flexibility at work

​The workplace is constantly changing and evolving, with increasing online solutions allowing for workplace mobility and an awareness of the importance of work/life balance, more than ever before t...

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3 tips for reducing stress in the workplace

​Our recent forums on Employee Wellbeing revealed the many challenges faced by both managers and employees with regard to workplace stress. In the article below, WorkPro shares some tips on how to ...

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

​Our best wishes to you, your team and your family - Merry Christmas and a happy 2018.

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R U OK? day – A little effort can make a big difference

​You wake up in the morning and turn the alarm off on your phone. You check for any messages, notifications and content that you find interesting on your commute to work. Depending on the type of j...

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Building A Network Blog

Developing your network

​It is estimated that in this current market, a majority of  jobs that are filled are done so via the hidden job market, that is “word of mouth”. The major advantage of penetrating the hidden job m...

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The Power of the ‘Face to Face’

​In this age of technology and ever present communication mediums, the idea of taking the time to have an in-person, real life face to face meeting can seem dated, time consuming and antiquated. An...

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Strudwick HR changes to DFP Recruitment

​Coinciding with the 5 year anniversary of acquisition, Strudwick HR is now trading as DFP Recruitment, providing a wider range of services across the Goldfields region including:Comprehensive offe...

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How to handle unconscious bias at work

​A few years ago when Youtube launched the video upload feature in their app, they were surprised to notice that 5-10% of videos uploaded were appearing upside-down. How could there be a knowledge ...

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Stage Fright – Overcoming Interview Jitters

​You’ve got through pre-screening and the telephone interview stage.  Now it’s time for the formal interview.  Often qualified candidates reach this stage comfortably, only to be overwhelmed by the...

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2016

​Best wishes to you all our clients and candidates.

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Disability Employment – DFP Recruitment is a Disability Confident Recruiter (DCR)

​DFP Recruitment is the first labour hire recruitment company in Australia to become a Disability Confident Recruiter (DCR).  The Australian Network on Disability (AND) presented DFP with the DCR c...

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WA miners get back to work

​The below article was published by Kim Macdonald of The West Australian on September 9, 2016. Demand for WA resource workers has jumped more than 16 per cent in the past year, according to nationa...

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Gender equality – ideas to generate innovation and commitment

​On July 20 2016, DFP and the Gender, Leadership and Social  Sustainability Research Unit (GLASS) at Monash University, conducted a forum on progressing gender equality in the workplace. The forum ...

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DFP is nominated for 2016 Telstra Business Awards

Being considered for an award is an honour in itself; being nominated by your peers for one is just amazing! The recognition of being a finalist in the 2016 Telstra Business Awards is humbling and ...

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Elvator Pitch Blog

Perfecting your Elevator Pitch

Think of the powerful impact a commercial can have on you while you are watching television and how you can be drawn to that product. Your personal commercial, commonly referred to as the ‘Elevator...

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Parental leave for men – Changing the fear factor

​The following article was published in the Australian Financial Review (AFR) by Rebecca Greenfield on Jun 21 2016 at 2:45 PMShould men be afraid to take parental leaveMen not taking time off to ca...

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What does it take to achieve gender equality in the workplace

​In 2015, Actress Patricia Arquette used her Oscar winning speech to highlight the need for urgent action to address Gender Inequality, not just in Hollywood but throughout industries in America. L...

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Spot a lie like the FBI-How to know when someone is not truthful

​Think about an interviewee who seems like a great fit, but doesn’t quite answer a specific question about their experience. Or, perhaps you’re in the midst of a business negotiation that is starti...

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Workplace well-being programs – An ongoing dynamic process

​With a growing emphasis on employee well-being in the workplace, HR  departments are expected to design and deliver a workplace well-being strategy. Continuing with the list put together by the Gl...

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Workplace well-being – 11 guaranteed ways to fail

Organisations continue to understand the positive impact gained from placing an emphasis on employee health and engagement in their managerial process. DFP’s recent forums on employee well-being ha...

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The benefits of workplace flexibility for your organisation

​You may have already heard quite a bit about workplace flexibility and the positive impacts it creates for an organisation. You may also be wondering why your organisation hasn’t caught up to this...

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DFP wins McLean award for Workplace Safety

View COO Kate Coath’s acceptance speech on behalf of DFP Recruitment.

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Keeping your workplace safe

​DFP Wins RCSA McLean award for workplace safety.Our Corporate Value Safety states ‘DFP People put safety first’.At DFP, we are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all employe...

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Interactive index – DFP Mining and Resources Job Index

​The April edition of the DFP Mining and Resources Job Index shows the National Job Index declined by 5.7% to 56.62. In the last quarter, the number of vacancies advertised has now fallen 16.7%. Th...

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Believing in the culture

Recently I was fortunate enough to attend an AFL Coaching session, facilitated by the Hawthorn Football Club. Whilst not a Hawks supporter, I must say I was really impressed with what I saw.Not onl...

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First Bounce

​As we approach the start of a new AFL season (you beauty), what can you compare it to in business?As a member of our organisations Leadership Team, the expectation could be to compare it to the co...

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