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The temp was hardworking, intelligent, and well presented. Thank you Avant.
WISE Employment, Zoe Maule – July 2011
Always impressed with the calibre of candidates and will continue to use Avant where possible.
Palmerston City Council, Linda Heidstra - Sep 2011
Congratulations on your high quality customer service, and on attracting and providing such a high quality candidate. The Avant Candidate placed with us always conducts her work in a professional manner with minimal supervision in a busy work environment.  
GTNT Chief Executive Officer, Kathryn James - June 2012
The Avant team have been extremely patient with our people but ultimatly achieved a great outcome! thanks
Darren, Il Lido
Very professional service received from both the Avant Consultants. I will definitely be recommending your services.
Brooke Starkey - Jan 2011
I have been extremely happy with the support that I have received from Avant. I feel that they are always there for me and have gone out of their way to make things suit my work requirements/needs and are always a pleasure to deal with.
Shannon Manning - April 2011
The Avant Consultant has been great, kept in excellent contact and provided me with all the information I have required to fulfil my duties.
Bobbie Denehey - Jan 2011
Completely satisfied, if we could have found a way to make 3 days a week work to keep her we would have.
YWCA HR Manager, Carla Pollard - June 2012
I've always found Avant Personnel to be professional, friendly and welcoming. I'm proud to tell people that I work for Avant, as I believe that it is a great company for whom to work.
Sue Drinkwater - Jan 2011
The Avant candidate is by far the best temp you have sent us! 
NT News, Daphne Hazelhoff-Need - March 2012

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What is your HR Risk?

Monday, April 28, 2014

What is your HR Risk?

Avant's consultants are accredited to deliver proven strategies to minimise risk and improve performance in your workplace.

Avant can tailor their programs to your needs and specifications. Examples of programs include:


Open Lines of Communication

Thursday, March 27, 2014

©Alison Hucks, Principal Avant Pty Ltd

Open Lines of Communication

In an ideal world, open communication equates to parties encouraging a free exchange of ideas, beliefs and information.  Parties being able to approach each other directly with questions or concerns or being able to constructively challenge something they don’t agree with. Sounds reasonable?  Of course it does!  Yet in a large majority of workplaces this theory is not given the priority it deserves.

Open communication is a complex concept. It’s about having a strong foundation of mutual trust and respect; of actively seeking feedback; encouraging the opinion of others; and supporting people to contribute their knowledge, ideas, perspectives and experience.

When there isn’t open communication:


Work and Life in the Northern Territory

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Making the move out of your comfort zone and into a different state or territory presents a unique set of opportunities and challenges. Geographical location is not the only thing that makes the Northern Territory different to its eastern-seaboard counterparts. Your career could grow to new heights or you could see yourself doing something you never considered doing. Whatever the case may be, if you prepare yourself right then you will come out on top in the Top End.

As Darwin's longest serving Recruiter, HR Consultant and Principal at Avant, Alison Hucks shares a snippet of her extensive industry knowledge. Watch and share her video for insight into work and life in the Northern Territory:


For further information, contact the Avant team!


Greatest HR/Recruitment Challenges Facing Northern Territory Employers

Monday, December 9, 2013

Avant recently announced the release of its first White Paper at a client function.

Avant White Paper explores the challenges that are currently facing NT employers in HR and Recruitment and offers recommendations and suggestions. 

Click here to read it on the News and Research section of our website.


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