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Welcome to Wellness Matters for 2021!

It feels like just yesterday when we were on the countdown to the holiday break. Now the New Year has come, and we’re looking forward to what 2021 holds for us. This got me thinking about how many people have made a New Year’s resolution, and how long they will be able to keep them….

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HOBAN Bringing Christmas Cheer to Those Doing it Tough

On behalf of our clients for the twelfth year running, HOBAN Recruitment has made a donation to assist in the operation of the Salvation Army Lighthouse Café. Having hundreds of interactions each day with vulnerable people, the Salvation Army Project 614 provides support to marginalised people in the City. The much needed donation will help…

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Wellness Matters in 2020

What a year it has been! I don’t think anyone could have predicted the way this year has unfolded. A global pandemic, working from home en masse, social distancing, isolation and lockdowns. At HOBAN, we believe wellness matters and that has been true this year more than ever. Focusing on wellness has been a guiding…

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Why Creating a Positive Interview Experience is Important

“Mate, it was a shocker. Based on my experience, I would not work there.” That’s how a good friend of mine responded when I asked about his recent interview. He’d called me a few weeks earlier for advice. Working in recruitment, I tend to get a lot of these calls and it’s always quite fun!…

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Summer Getaway Ideas

No matter what kind of year you’ve had, getting away is always a good idea! Don’t worry if you don’t know where to go. We have some great stay-at-home, and slightly further-away-from-home holiday ideas for you and the family, that won’t cost you an arm or a leg. Whether you prefer to kick back on…

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Are You Finding it Difficult to Hire the Right Person?

Hiring managers face many challenges. One of the impacts of COVID-19 is the market for talent across many areas is very rich. While this may sound like a great problem to have, too many candidates for too few roles isn’t good for anyone. Good hiring decisions are critically important. They have a profound effect on…

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Celebrating International Day of People With Disability

The 3rd of December marks the annual celebration of the International Day of People with Disability, first announced in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly. This year, the International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) theme is “Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World”. IDPwD provides individuals, groups and organisations the opportunity to…

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How You Can Recharge Ahead of the Silly Season

It’s that time of year again. Heading into the silly season, our social commitments are rapidly increasing and the things we need to do before the year is over start to become more urgent. With this in mind, it’s important to recharge so we’ve got the energy to see out the rest of the year…

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Your Hassle-Free Xmas Shopping Guide

Did you know there are only five more Wednesdays until Christmas?! If you haven’t started your Christmas shopping yet, there is no need to panic. I’ve got you covered with gift ideas that your family and friends will love and will make your shopping experience a breeze. Ideas The biggest challenge with gifting is often…

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