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Why is Optical Health Important?

Ask An Expert: Optical Dispenser & Technician For this edition of our ‘Ask the Expert’ series, we spoke to Jason Smith, a qualified Optical Dispenser and Technician on the importance of optical health. “Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others” – Jonathan Swift. Eyesight is perhaps something many of us take…

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Simple Ways to Increase Your Happiness

If you’re sentimental like me and have kept the cards you’ve been given over the years, you’ll notice that most well wishes relate to happiness. That’s because, besides health, happiness is ultimately what we all strive for. I don’t think you can (or should) be happy all the time – after all, bad times do…

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All Snore and No Sleep

A recent study in March 2020 revealed that only 45% of Australian adults are satisfied with their sleep, with snoring purported to play a large part in that. Frequent, loud snoring is reported by 24% of men and 17% of women in Australia, and among those, 63% reported awakening feeling unrefreshed, and 65% reported one…

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Staying Healthy During Ramadan

Ramadan starts today, so we caught up with Clicks IT Recruitment Practice Manager, Fatema, to discuss the 30 days of fasting ahead and some of the best ways to keep healthy throughout this challenging period. Can you let us know a bit about your history with Ramadan? Being born into a Muslim family, I have…

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How to Hire Quickly in a Competitive Market

It’s great to see the employment market is recovering in 2021. If your business needs to increase its headcount in a candidate-tight market, you may end up finding it more challenging than usual. That’s why we’ve put together some tips to help you move quickly so you don’t miss out on securing your candidate of…

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How to Write a Great Position Description to Attract Great Talent

In the same way that employers gain insights about job seekers through CVs, job seekers gather information about prospective employers through position descriptions (PDs). As job advertisements increase for the eighth consecutive month since December last year, it will become progressively more difficult to secure top talent. If you plan to hire this year, take…

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Inspiring Wellness Podcasts to Help You to Thrive

Wellness is the practice of healthy habits that allow us to thrive. Wellness covers physical, emotional, social, spiritual, intellectual, and even career health. If your habits need a reboot, check out these podcasts! You’re sure to find some great inspiration to help you thrive. Sleep Sleep With Me is a podcast designed to put you…

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How HOBAN’S Clients Use Candidate Assessments When Hiring…and How You Can Too!

HOBAN utilises assessments as part of our end-to-end recruitment service or to supplement our clients hiring efforts with online tests or bespoke assessments. There are many benefits to using assessments when hiring. Assessments help us make better hiring decisions by providing objective data points and additional insights. The experience is quick and easy for candidates…

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Sugar Free Easter?

Here’s how Summer usually flies by. Firstly, it’s Christmas and subsequent days feasting on leftover cold meat (and cold beers). Then through a blur of carbs, sun and sleep in’s, I somehow manage to make some promises to myself in the form of a New Year’s resolution. In the short time it takes me to…

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