BusinessTimes october 2014

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n Bizzquiz: tional account manager for Centrelink with a major recruitment company, overseeing the roll out of a project to provide 450 personal advisors nationally as part of the department’s Australians Working Together program. Fleming now works for the Slade Group, which offers recruitment services ranging from temporary and permanent support roles through to executive and global executive search and selection. Fleming says her consulting role is “all about developing creative solutions to ensure clients achieve and exceed their human resource objectives and candidates achieve and exceed their career goals”. I dreamed of being ... someone with amazing family and friends. Someone who helps and inspires those I meet and always leave people feeling they are somehow better off after having met me. Someone who is happy, confident, funny, and doesn’t take herself too seriously. Someone who exceeds expectations, helps others and excels at what she does. Someone


Liz Fleming and her family moved to the Mornington Peninsula just over one year ago after toying with the idea of a sea change for many years. Like many others, she now wishes she had Liz Fleming done it sooner. Senior consultant Working in reSlade Group cruitment for more than 15 years, Fleming had early experience in the hospitality and retail industries before working as a consultant specialising in temporary staffing with a global recruitment firm. Here she placed and managed up to 150 staff a day for ANZ Bank throughout Victoria. Promoted to Victorian account manager in 1999, Fleming was responsible for about 80% of the bank’s staffing requirements. In 2002 she was appointed na-

who enjoys adventure. Someone who is lucky enough to live in a safe and beautiful place. My first paid job was ... working behind the counter at The Chocolate Box in the school holidays. The day I started I was told I could sample as many chocolates as I wanted. For a 16-year-old this was the best job ever. For three days I ate nothing but chocolate. By then I was so sick of the sight of chocolate, I didn’t eat any more for the entire summer break. In 10 years I will be ... all the things I dreamed of being and more. Our business planning entails ... spending a lot of time with our clients and candidates. The key to successful recruitment is having a deep and authentic understanding of what our clients do and the people they need for optimal success in their business. Only then can we find just the right person for them - one who will not only love their job, but who will really add value to their business. Being in constant communication with our clients and candidates, not just at the beginning of an assignment, but while on the job and post placement, we develop valuable

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