The Sense Blog 2017-10-11T12:44:03+00:00

Welcome to the Sense Recruitment blog.

Interested in recruitment? Trying to find a great recruitment agency that gets it? Looking for a job in Perth? Well, you are in the right place, because Sense have been in the recruitment game for 9 years, and have some secrets to share. We will lift the lid on all things recruitment: the recruitment business, how to attract and retain quality talent to your business, how-to tips for candidates, your personal and employer brand and much much more.

1 Amazing Tip to Use SEEK.com to Help You Stand Out! [Video]

By | October 19th, 2017|Categories: Jobseekers|

  Transcript: Hi it’s Anita from Sense Recruitment, in today’s video I just wanted to share some tips for anyone who’s at a cross-roads in their career. We get referred people an awful lot (particularly [...]

People vs Paper – Don’t judge a CV by its cover (letter)

By | October 4th, 2017|Categories: Employers, Recruitment, Tips|

  Transcript: Today I'd like to talk about the request for interviews and hiring manager engagement with referred candidates. We read a lot of CV's here and one thing we find is that it's been [...]

How to build a strong partnership with internal recruitment teams

By | September 18th, 2017|Categories: Employers, Recruitment|

When companies are looking for their perfect candidate, it makes sense that they spread their search far and wide. Many businesses have relished in the fruits of cohesive partnerships between their in-house recruitment team and [...]

First Impressions are EVERYTHING – Tips on engaging Perth’s Best People [Video]

By | August 27th, 2017|Categories: Employers|

  Transcript: My top tips for any organisation that is looking to find top talent: It’s really important to build a relationship with a recruitment company that understands talent and talent pooling and who really [...]

Why Having GOOD References Are Crucial For IT Recruitment [Video]

By | July 17th, 2017|Categories: Jobseekers|

Transcript: Here at Sense Recruitment we actually do references before we submit a candidate to a client and there are two main reasons that we do this: The first is that a reference is a [...]

3 Ways Recruitment Takes Your Brand to the Next Level [Video]

By | July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Recruitment|

Transcript: "Hi I’m Anita Pages-Oliver from Sense Recruitment, we've been partnering with businesses here in Perth and offering quality recruitment solutions since 2007. When Sense gets to partner with a business it's about trust, it's [...]

Perth Recruitment Insights: How LinkedIn is helping and hurting your talent attraction efforts.

By | June 25th, 2017|Categories: Recruitment|

We’ve seen the fortunes of the Perth recruitment industry fluctuate over the years, especially with one of the city’s major industries – resources – taking a bit of a nosedive. We’ve all seen the tumbleweed [...]

The Number ONE Reason We Love Recruitment and How It Helps You [Video]

By | June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Recruitment|

Transcript "For me the most compelling part of the role that we play as a recruitment consultants is, yes we get to help companies, but it's really the individuals - and we get referred people's [...]

Questions You Should Ask of a Recruiter Who Calls You About a Job?

By | June 16th, 2016|Categories: Jobseekers, Recruitment, Tips|Tags: , |

What company are they recruiting for? (If you’ve already applied directly to that same company, they would usually not be able to represent you there.) Find out everything the recruiter knows about that company. If [...]

Structuring your CV for Success – Keywords are King

By | April 8th, 2016|Categories: Jobseekers, Tips|Tags: |

The industries I work across in Perth have taken a huge hit resulting in a higher  applicant:role ratio than I've ever seen. Some of the executive campaigns we have run this quarter have attracted over 300 [...]

My 2 cents: SEEK Talent Search as a recruitment tool.

By | September 14th, 2015|Categories: Recruitment|

Funny story: I received a voicemail message last week from an IT Recruiter, who happens to work for one of our biggest competitors in Perth. He left a message telling me about an awesome telesales/appointment setting role that he thought [...]