Articles for Professionals

Job Searching During the Holidays – All the Cool Kids Are Doing It.

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Don’t believe people who say that no one hires in December.

While it’s true that some searches slow down or get put on hold, plenty of hiring still happens around the holidays. In fact, some hiring managers are scrambling to fill positions before the new year or want someone to start soon after January 1 (we have many of them). There are plenty of searches still going on, with candidates being interviewed and offers being made. Continue reading

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New Feature: “Do You Think You’ll Apply?”

When viewing a job ad on HealthyPeople, you will now see, after a 5-second delay, a pop-up that asks “Do you think you’ll apply?” with the option to click a thumb up or a thumb down. If desired, you can also indicate what they like or don’t like about the role.

All votes for or against an ad are anonymous, as are any comments. You’re also welcome to leave an email address and we’ll get back to you.

Why bother voting and/or commenting?

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How To Grow a Business From Founding to 20+ Staff in Three Years.

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Get Going PT provide leading ‘at home’ Personal Training services as well as run a successful studio in Oakleigh, VIC. In the three years since founding, Get Going PT has grown considerably and is now looking at expanding into NSW. We’re grateful to have some insight into their business with this recent Q & A with Owner and Operations Manager, Ashley Nelson… Continue reading

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Articles for Employers

Employers; Give it the Personal Touch for Better Results!

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This post is designed to provide our recruiting employers with insight as to how to best approach the use of our local candidate database. We’ve recently updated this (July 2018) to include insights from Seek on approaching ‘passive’ candidates.

When tapping directly into the HealthyPeople database, don’t spray the details of your available role to everyone that looks remotely suitable. We can do this for you, much more effectively, with a job ad.

Instead, use your access to candidates to do what we can’t – connect with an individual about the nature of your business and the available role.

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Insurance for ALL Fitness Professionals

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I am pleased to announce that HealthyPeople and FITREC have partnered with BizCover to provide a leading insurance package for industry professionals. Continue reading

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Articles for Employers, Articles for Professionals, Businesses, People

What ‘Self Regulation’ for our Industry Means to Me.

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I recently had the chance to speak with Mel Tempest on The Gym Owners Business Podcast. The conversation includes how HealthyPeople and FITREC got started, my views on ‘self regulation’, how the fitness industry needs to take control of it’s own destiny Continue reading

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HealthyPeople for Employers in 5 Simple Images.

I recently spoke with the Regional Fitness Directors of Goodlife Health Clubs, ensuring they were familiar with how HealthyPeople can be used to find and manage candidates.

Following the talk, Pete Gleeson, the National Fitness Director, sent through the following images with comments compiled by one of the RFDs. Continue reading

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Articles for Employers

Here’s One Reason Why Your Ad’s Not Getting the Results It Used To.

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The above graph from Seek shows that the availability of fitness roles (pink line) is increasing at a rate that exceeds the average across all jobs (black line) over the last nine years. That means more competition for good industry professionals.

Which means, we need to re-think our reliance on job advertising alone. Continue reading

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