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Recruitment for reopening and recovery

23 February 2022, Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Recruiting new employees in your business to boost numbers prior to reopening or to assist recovery can be a difficult prospect. Small business owners can struggle to create the right kind of job advertisement or attract employees. Our expert presenter will have some things you can do in your business to attract the right kind of applicants for the position available.
What we will cover
• How to recruit in a short-supply marketplace
• Recruiting in the Post-Covid era
• Creating appealing recruitment ads
• Questions to define the best applicants
About Your Host – Russell Meadley
Russell is passionate about small business and, since 1994, has worked directly with businesses throughout the central west of NSW to ensure they are more sustainable.
During the course of his career, Russell has held various senior management roles in training, HR, safety, and in not-for-profit organisations. This has developed into extensive knowledge regarding the hospitality, construction, metal trades, administration, retail, mining, sustainability and horticulture sectors.
Russell’s previous family business in picture framing means that he knows what ‘putting in the hard yards’ is all about. He currently runs a sustainability contracting business.
Russell is an Accredited Mental Health First Aider.
About your presenter – Tamara James
Tamara is a well-known workforce specialist, who partners with businesses & organisations to remove the worry & stress surrounding the function of people management. Her toolkit of systems & processes is coupled with her extensive HR/IR experience. This allows business owners & managers to refocus on their core business activities knowing that their people management practices are effective, compliant and reflect best-practice HR principles, which can also sometimes change.
Tamara is a graduate of the Australian Rural Leadership programme, has a degree in Business(majoring in HR & Marketing) and is a professional member of the Australian Institute of Management & a certified professional member of the Australian HR Institute. These academic qualifications are complemented by Tamara’s extensive national & international HR/IR experience. Her HR industry experience extends from agribusiness & meat processing to the public service, oil & gas resource market and the SME sector.
This session is provided through Business Connect Program. Business Connect is a dedicated and personalised NSW Government program that provides trusted advice and help you start, run, adapt or grow your small business.
The maximum number of attendees for this expert topic webinar is 500 and it will be recorded.