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Whether you're a jobseeker or employer, the Robert Half blog is your one-stop destination for tips, advice and insight you can use to hire engaged and productive workers or land a challenging and fulfilling job. We also offer new research about the workplace and the latest insights into the Australian employment market. Learn from Robert Half’s expert recruiters about how you can build a talented team of employees or advance your career forward.

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How to answer: "Why are you leaving your current job?"

"Why are you leaving your current job?" is an interview question that can feel like it's designed to catch you out. Learn how to give the best answers for leaving a current job and responses you should avoid.

How to start a career in HR in Australia

If you’re looking for a profession that lets you connect with people and make a valuable difference to the success of a company, human resources could be the right field for you. Here’s what you need to know if you’re asking, “How do I start a career in human resources?”

How to communicate an employee redundancy to the team

Managers have been busy dealing with the various impacts of COVID-19, including job losses, team re-organisations and a pandemic-induced increase in rates of digital transformation. With team morale a high priority for many, managers should ensure that all team changes -including any employee redundancies - are not left out of team communication (inclusive of remote workers). Here’s some advice on how to manage that conversation.

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