Shireen DuPreez

Executive Search. Recruitment. Career Coaching.

The Rise of the Hidden Job Market – Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA) presentation

On the 10th April 2015 I presented on the topic of “The Rise of the Hidden Job Market” at the Career Development Association of Australia annual conference in Perth, Western Australia. … Continue reading

May 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Year, New Plans

I’m back at my desk after an awesome vacation. We travelled to the US to see family, friends and business associates, and to visit some new places. Our fly/drive itinerary … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Don’t be a recruitment zombie! Check references carefully.

A decorative sign I purchased recently for Halloween reminded me of two things: 1) How my teenager looks in the morning when walking from her bedroom to the  kitchen. 2) The … Continue reading

November 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Career Management Masterclass

Successful and Happy at Work! – Use your strengths more at work – Love what you do everyday – Get noticed. Educated professionals who are able to use their strengths at … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Talent Sourcing an Essential Recruiter Skill – Learn How from Martin and I

Top recruiters have a broad skillset across disciplines including: human resources, psychology, marketing, consulting, management, research, sales, process trouble-shooting, commerce, technology, social media, match making, coaching and sourcing. Proactive sourcing … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Presentation to Engineers Australia – 25 June 2014

On Wednesday 25th June I presented to a group of approximately 100 engineers at Engineers Australia in Perth. The topic was “How to Advance Your Career in the New Job … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Reduce your risk of a bad hire

During a recent assignment a candidate favoured early in the selection process turned out to be unsuitable. Whilst not a revelation (a recruitment process is supposed to weed out bad hires), what is noteworthy … Continue reading

June 5, 2014 · 3 Comments

ATC (Australasian Talent Conference) 2014 – Wrap up

  In May I made my annual trip to Sydney for the Australasian Talent Conference. The conference was held near Circular Quay a perfect location to take in Sydney’s amazing views and tap … Continue reading

June 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Career Advancement Masterclass – July 2014

  Once upon a time, job search was straight forward.  You simply applied to job advertisements.  Now, there is a hidden job market and jobs are no longer advertised as … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

AOG (Australasian Oil and Gas) 2014 – Human Capital Conference – Wrap up

Last month I presented at the Australasian Oil and Gas (AOG) Human Capital Conference on the topic of “Recruiting Mission Critical Talent in 2014”. Here is a copy of my slide … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

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