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Frequently Asked Questions

You’ll find the answers to questions we have been asked in the course of our business, as well as other human resources issues of interest.

We hope you will find what you’re looking for. If not, contact us and we would be happy to answer your questions.

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Which area of Human Resources does Conocer Consulting specialises in?

We provide professional and high-quality service to the hospitality industry, where high turnover and skills shortages can be a real challenge. We work with our clients to find and ensure they keep the best employees. 

Why should a customer hire us over another service provider?

We have an in-depth understanding of the hospitality industry. We don’t just provide one-off services, we provide on-going services tailored to our clients’ needs. This way we develop on-going relationships. 

We don’t just do recruiting, we provide advice on wages and conditions, occupational health and safety and employee retention strategies. 

How do we normally charge for our service?

We normally charge a percentage of the employee’s annual salary, for permanent and contract employees. We charge a flat rate per hour for casual employees. Contact us to discuss your specific recruitment needs.

What makes our pricing competitive?

We consider the client first as our major priority, then secondly, the price. We provide professional, tailor-made services to clients, ensuring they receive value for money. 

What experience, skills, qualifications and training does Conocer Consulting have, which makes it different from other HR Consulting businesses.

We have spent many years employing, training and retaining the best employees. We know how important it is to your employees and to your business, to provide a positive and challenging workplace.

We have the added advantage of many years’ experience in management and leadership roles, so we and can provide training in this area to owners, managers and your team leaders.

Marion, the Director of Conocer Consulting, has qualifications in leadership development, training and development and human resource management. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders and a Professional Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute.

She is the Secretary of the Mornington Peninsula Wine and Food Society and lives on a farm where organically-grown vegetables are supplied to some of the Peninsula’s finest restaurants.