Sidekick of the month - Hannah Gee

Helen Olsen Helen Olsen - Marketing Manager Read this article

The Sidekick of the month for January goes to a girl who always goes above and beyond when completing jobs on Sidekicker. Hannah’s backpack is filled with years of experience in both hospitality, events and business support and she has definitely proven that from all the great feedback she has received from Sidekicker clients.

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7 tips to ace your Sidekicker job

Helen Olsen Helen Olsen - Marketing Manager Read this article

If you are new to the Sidekicker platform or would just like some tips on how to ace your job on Sidekicker, this is the article for you. While every job on the site is different, there are certain things that are universal for them all, which is why we have put together our best tips on how you can become everyone's favourite Sidekick!

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Four tips for making staffing easier

Jacqui Bull Jacqui Bull - Sydney City Manager and Cofounder Read this article

Many businesses across a range of industries find it challenging to manage staffing throughout the year. In peak periods it can be stressful finding the resources to meet all your staffing requirements, while during slow periods it can be financially challenging being over-resourced.

At Sidekicker, we work with hundreds of businesses to help them manage staffing requirements during growth periods or for companies in industries that face seasonal fluctuations. We do this by providing access to a temporary workforce so a business can scale up and down their resources as needed. Over the last 3 years we’ve gained an insight into some great ways to reduce staffing challenges throughout the year and we’d like to share them with you.

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Job of the week - Spruiker for Harris Farm Markets

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Harris Farm Market is a family owned and operated business that has been providing Australian families with fresh fruit and vegetables since 1971. They now have 24 stores spread all over Sydney. 

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Meet Sidekicker's Head of Growth, Megan Linton

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Seeing as there are so many new faces onboard the Sidekicker team we would like to give you a little introduction of us all, starting with Sidekicker's newest member; Megan! Megan joined us only a week ago taking on the role of Sales and Growth Manager here in Melbourne. Megan has a wealth of experience in fast growing startups having worked for some of the best startups to come out of Australia and New Zealand including Trade Me, realestate.com and Flippa. She has certainly hit the ground running at Sidekicker and we are proud to have her onboard.

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3 creative ways to interview job candidates

Jacqui Bull Jacqui Bull - Sydney City Manager and Cofounder Read this article

In 2015 we onboarded 2251 Sidekicks across Australia and New Zealand who completed over 5000 jobs. We meet every Sidekick that is approved to view your jobs on our website with each one being interviewed in person and skill tested. There are no doubts that the interview process is a challenging one for both parties. Depending on the role you're hiring for, it can involve multiple stages and several stakeholders.

Here at Sidekicker, we onboard hundreds of Sidekicks every month with varying types of skills and experience. Using a mix of traditional and creative interview techniques have helped us build the workforce that we have today. Here are my top 3 tips to a successful interview.

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Job of the week - Catalogue creation for YourGrocer

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YourGrocer is an Australian made online grocery-shopping website that lets you order your groceries from your favourite local shops. YourGrocer staff then pick up your goods and deliver them to your kitchen bench. So easy!

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Sidekicker Yearly Recap: Looking back on 2015

Jacqui Bull Jacqui Bull - Sydney City Manager and Cofounder Read this article

Another year has passed and this one was bigger than ever! 2015 was a terrific year for Sidekicker, so I wanted to take the time to reflect on some of the exciting things that we achieved. Here is a little look back at 2015 and some of its highlights.

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Job of the week - Christmas bump-out crew

Jacqui Bull Jacqui Bull - Sydney City Manager and Cofounder Read this article

TDCreative is a team of creative minds that work closely with businesses to develop unique visual communications for different occasions, spanning from London to Australia.  

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Sidekick of the month - Brian Borglund

Jacqui Bull Jacqui Bull - Sydney City Manager and Cofounder Read this article

Brian, our Sidekick of the month, has been a part of the Sydney Sidekick team for almost a year after moving here from Sweden to explore the Aussie lifestyle. Since then he has completed over 30 Sidekicker jobs, and not only that, he has also scored a fulltime job as an event supervisor and bartender along with a sponsorship visa all through his Sidekicker connections. Looks like this Swede is here to stay!

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