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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 "What was your most recent salary?"

What was your most recent salary? This is a tricky interview question. If you're prepared, your answer could open some great opportunities. Here are some tips from Robert Half.

3 ways your company mission statement could influence your recruitment

Looking for new talent within your business? You may be surprised to hear that your company mission statement can have an impact on recruitment. Read this article to find out how it can influence your hiring and how you can write your own mission statement in a few simple steps.

Your career in finance – 10 skills that really count

How do you know whether your CV will reach the top of the pile or is destined to fall short? We reveal what the top 10 finance skills are that really count for a career in finance.

Is a sense of humour in the workplace good for your career?

Success in the office is no laughing matter. Or is it? While they need to take their work seriously, accounting and finance professionals shouldn’t always take themselves that way — because a sense of humour in the workplace is a good thing.

Finding (and keeping) skilled IT professionals

Recruiting and retaining great IT professionals can be a tricky process. Find out how to ensure that these valuable staff members remain a part of your IT team.