February 1, 2021
Another fresh face!? Too right! Join us in giving Christopher Potter a big, warm welcome to the PPG team and family. Chris walks into Platinum People Group with over seven…Read More
January 25, 2021
January 2021 Recruitment Update
Join Roland in his first (of 12) Industry Recruitment Updates! In this monthly series, Roland will be giving invaluable insights on all things recruitment and the Mortgage Broking Industry. First…Read More
January 25, 2021
Meet Erika, our newest Consultant!
Say hello to Erika! Our newest Recruitment Consultant. Erika joins us with a background in a Labour Hire Recruitment Agency in the Warehousing, Logistics and Transport Industry. Through her journey,…Read More
January 11, 2021
2021 – What Are Your predictions?
While many are glad to see the backside of 2020, the new year brings with it, its own set of challenges and questions. Undoubtedly causing anxiety towards the future and…Read More
December 22, 2020
Meet Alicia, our newest team member!
Welcoming Alicia Axnick (officially) to the PPG Team as Marketing and Operations Manager! Alicia has been with us since the start of 2020 covering our beloved Steph and formally stepped…Read More
December 7, 2020
Merry Christmas from PPG 2020!
2020 sure has been a wild year! So, from our team to you, we wish you a well and happy Christmas with a safe return towards normality. We’ll see you…Read More
November 10, 2020
4 Women Growing In A Pandemic
4 women growing businesses and careers in a pandemic Meet four inspiring ladies of mortgage broking. We’ve been blown away and utterly inspired by their response to COVID-19, and how…Read More
October 13, 2020
Why Do We Need An Office?
There’s nothing quite like a global pandemic to disrupt the norm and change the way businesses think and operate. So now that we’ve been working remotely for a few months,…Read More
October 12, 2020
Changing CRMs or aggregators sucks!
We've always said that changing aggregators is a pain in the @$$ for brokers. But now, as we manage a huge CRM change, we feel that we truly understand the financial…Read More
October 12, 2020
Supporting Women in Finance
There are more men than women working in the finance industry. Why is that? And what can we do about it? In this video, Roland chats about why we should…Read More
September 7, 2020
Managing your mental health in a pandemic
Work and home life can be taxing enough as it is. Throw in a global pandemic that forces many of us to be isolated, lonely, cooped up, financially impacted and…Read More
July 20, 2020
Billion Dollar Broker with Roland Youakim
Platinum People Group's Managing Director Roland Youakim has spent years working with top mortgage brokerages across the country. He knows what the most successful business owners do to ensure business…Read More
April 6, 2020
Small Business and Employee Support
What support is available to you as a small business or employee? In such uncertain times, it is easy to get caught in a state of (mis)information overload. Picking through…Read More
March 30, 2020
Tips & Tricks: Working From Home
With many of us suddenly doing business remotely, working from home is fast being recognised as a harder feat than first imagined. Maintaining productivity, keeping clear channels of communication and…Read More
March 23, 2020
A day in the life of a PPG recruiter
If variety truly is the spice of life consider us well and truly zesty! Take a sneak peek into the day in the life of a PPG Recruiter as Meg…Read More
March 23, 2020
Welcoming Abraham Morris to team PPG
Drum roll please for the formal introduction to our newest Recruitment Consultant and all round super star, Abraham Morris! Hear from Abraham as he introduces himself to team PPG. Joining…Read More
January 28, 2020
Have You Hit The Two Month Slump?
Breathe. Debrief. Reset. Everyone hits the mental wall from time to time but it’s how you come back that counts! Hear from PPG’s Meghan Curtis as she shares her top…Read More
January 21, 2020
Hey – Are You OK?
Mental health is just as important as your physical health, and it’s likely to fluctuate from day to day (possibly even minute to minute!). A good day can boost your…Read More
January 14, 2020
What Will You Do With A Bonus 24 Hours?
2020 is a Leap Year – which means you’re being given an extra 24 hours! What are you going to do with it? Tune into this short video to hear…Read More
December 3, 2019
Merry Christmas from PPG!
From our team to you, we wish you a safe and happy Christmas spent with friends and family. We’ll see you in the new year! Please note our office closure…Read More
October 22, 2019
On being a woman in mortgage broking
Being a woman in the workplace is tough stuff. But being a woman in mortgage broking can be particularly tough. That’s why there are significantly fewer female mortgage brokers than…Read More
October 21, 2019
A 2019 wrap-up: How this year has shaped the industry
Where to start? 2019 brought highs and lows to the mortgage broking industry, and it’s been fascinating to watch it all unfold. At the beginning of the year we were…Read More
September 16, 2019
Meet Meg – our newest recruiter!
Please join us in welcoming our newest Recruiter Meg Curtis to the PPG team! In this video, Meg gives us the rundown on: Her extremely varied previous work experience Her…Read More
September 2, 2019
What’s R U OK? Day all about?
Each year in September, there’s a lot of hype around mental health, particularly surrounding R U OK? Day. But why do we only talk about it in this month? And…Read More
July 24, 2019
Have you met Steph (our Marketing Manager)?
She’s been working away behind the scenes creating content for our website, Advice Centre, email marketing and social media for over 18 months now, but we haven’t properly introduced our…Read More
July 16, 2019
What the RBA’s unprecedented rate cuts mean for the industry
Unless you’ve avoided all forms of news for the last six months, you’ll be aware that the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has recently slashed cash rates to an unprecedented…Read More
June 3, 2019
How I got my foot in the door as a first home buyer
Working in the mortgage broking industry is hugely rewarding. We love working alongside clients who are passionate about helping people secure their first home. We know the joy that comes…Read More
April 22, 2019
How to find us at Level 2, 161 Collins St
If you’re heading into the Platinum People Group office to meet with one of our recruitment consultants, this quick video shows how to get to us. You can meet Justin…Read More
April 22, 2019
Walk To PPG!
In this video, Justin invites you to join him on his morning walk to the office. We’ve recently relocated to a coworking space on Level 2, 161 Collins Street, and…Read More
April 15, 2019
Why going from generalist to specialist recruitment feels good
Platinum People Group’s newest Recruitment Consultant Justin Geaney shares why he’s happy to be moving from generalist recruitment into specialist recruitment in the mortgage broking space. Being a generalist recruiter…Read More
February 25, 2019
Happy International Women’s Day
There’s no doubt about it – women are pretty amazing. And not only because none of us would be here without them… International Women’s Day is about celebrating women’s achievements,…Read More
November 12, 2018
Our 2018 highlight reel
When Platinum People Group stepped into 2018, we were only 7 months old. Having experienced some positive results from our first few months of business, we were quietly confident that…Read More
February 17, 2018
Introducing customer testimonials and case studies
At Platinum People Group, we are thrilled and excited to offer you access to some pretty amazing content. Our Advice Centre articles and videos are designed to immerse you even…Read More
November 4, 2017
Why you need more than normal recruitment agencies can offer
Whether you’re a mortgage broker or financial planner, or own a business looking to hire these professionals, you’ve come to the right place. Welcome to Platinum People Group’s Advice Centre…Read More