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MEDIA RELEASE: Changing the Face of Australian Politics: A New Approach to Candidate Recruitment

Regionally-based specialist HR Agency, Pinnacle People Solutions is excited to announce it has been appointed to manage the Candidate recruitment process for the newly registered CountryMinded Party – a first in Australian politics.

Bronwyn Pearson, Director and Principal Consultant says, “we have been working behind the scenes with the CountryMinded Campaign Committee to develop a robust, open and merit based recruitment process to secure the best possible candidates for the upcoming 2016 Federal Election.”

A HR driven approach ensures the recruitment process will not only be impartial but focused on sourcing and attracting candidates who meet the Candidate Selection Criteria and associated attributes including: leadership capacity; integrity; and a strong service ethic, “ Bronwyn went on to say.

“CountryMinded is a values driven organisation whose primary intent is to deliver better political advocacy for all Australian rural and regional communities. Pinnacle People Solutions are an award-winning, specialist HR agency whose ethical values and commitment to supporting and developing regional economies aligns with our own,“ Mr Mailler, Executive Director, CountryMinded says.

Working with the CountryMinded Campaign Management Team, Pinnacle People Solutions has been tasked with undertaking: a research and search process; candidate management; shortlisting, interview and selection; ensuring an open and ethical approach at all times.

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About Pinnacle People Solutions
Pinnacle People Solutions provides high quality specialist Human Resource services to regionally located small to medium enterprises: recruitment; succession planning; risk assessment and mitigation strategies; workforce planning; staff appraisal processes; emergency industrial relations; and careers coaching for individuals. www.pinnaclepeoplesolutions.com.au

About CountryMinded
CountryMinded is a new political organisation committed to serving rural and regional Australia. www.countryminded.org.au

Contact
Bronwyn Pearson Pinnacle People Solutions 0412 400 206 or bronwyn@pinnaclepeoplesolutions.com.au
Peter Mailler CountryMinded 0427 265 707 or pete.mailler@countryminded.org.au
Ingrid Rothe VIVID Thinking 0429 008 433 or ingrid@vivid.marketing