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Four Ways For Employers to Use Instahire

We’ve designed Instahire to give you – the employers – as much flexibility as you will ever need. With our understanding of the hospitality industry, we’ve designed every feature of the app for you to use your way. We just want to make your job easier when it comes to hiring, no matter what you need. So here are the four of the main ways that you can use Instahire to make your life easier.

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Is It Time to Say Bye to Cash?

In 1993, Wu-Tang Clan asserted “Cash rules everything around me.” Nearly twenty-five years on, it certainly seems that that’s not the case anymore.

How often do you use cash? Many of us are using cash less and less, discarding it as an inconvenience when one card will do.

Perhaps a better question is: How often do you need cash? In metropolitan areas it’s pretty rare to find a business that can’t accept card transactions. In Australia, as many as 75% of face-to-face transactions are done without physical money, and that’s not even factoring the enormous amounts of shopping we do online.
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Social or Shy: Five Essential Workplace Icebreakers

Some people find it easy to meet new people and instantly develop a rapport with them. Others tend to be more reticent and can take time warming up. If you’re moving between workplaces all the time and doing a long of short-term, casual work, that can be a problem. Making the most of your relationship with your coworkers is making the most of your time at work.

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How Technology Connects Us

Everything is changing around us – anyone can see that. In particular, the ways in which we communicate have revolutionised in a very tiny span of time. Watch any twenty-year-old sitcom and you’ll see characters grapple with miscommunications and missed connections. If the story were set nowadays it would end with a simple text message, a Facebook message, or a tweet. No drama, just a friendly ringtone or vibration.

This isn’t a new observation, but what is interesting is taking a look at the areas of our lives that are still yet to change and adapt to our new expectations around connecting with each other.

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Five Signs of a Great Employee

When you’ve got a great employee, it can be hard to let them go, but as they say, there are plenty more fish in the sea. Look out for these attributes, and your business will be going swimmingly in no time.

Willingness

The most basic attribute a good employee needs? The have to want to work. Just about everyone has a story about staff members who did everything that they could do to avoid doing any actual work. The best employees have a drive to be in the workplace and to be busy. We think any jobseeker who signs up to Instahire checks this box automatically.

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