What You Really Need To Know About The Hiring Guys in HR

To be an effective job hunter you must learn how to exercise intellectual empathy, meaning you must learn how to think like the person on the other end of the table.

But don’t worry .. This podcast is not about Recruiters!

It’s all about the guys who do the hiring inside the HR Department and they are called The Talent Acquisition Team

These are the guys who are responsible for the job ads and the pre-selection and interviewing and for most parts also the hiring of the right candidates.

I am going to tell you in this podcast

  • What you need to know about the Talent Acquisition guys
  • How to reach out to them without being fobbed off
  • How to get through to them,
  • How to get shortlisted for an interview
  • and most importantly …How to ensure that You Get The Job You Deserve!

How To Spot Bad Career Advice So You Can Ignore It!

Job searching sucks, we all know that and the whole search today isn’t what it was decades ago when our parents were way ahead and building careers for themselves. Yes, Yes we all know, it isn’t even the same as it was when I embarked upon my first search many years ago.

While some things seem to stand the test of time—can you imagine not needing a resume? —others are best left in the past – especially bad career advice. No one needs it and no one wants it!

As new industries and roles surface, the hunt must change as well. MrCareerTick aka Uli Schild offers his thoughts and insights How To Spot Bad Career Advice So You Can Ignore It. The type of advice that is not going to get you ahead, much less get you a job offer. Enjoy this 20-minute podcast and ensure to take some notes!

The 10 Point Survival Plan if You Have Been Made Redundant

The 10 Point Plan To Take Control After You Have Been Made Redundant

Losing your job can be one of the most traumatic experiences of your work life. The good news is that, even though redundancy can be traumatic, it’s also a great opportunity for a new start.

Here’s my 10 point plan to help you to take control after you have been made redundant. Read more

Job Search Method Fail

10 Reasons Why Your Job Search Method is a Waste of Time

Let’s face it – job searching isn’t any fun and if your job search method is a waste of time , then the whole activity of job hunting can often turn into a personal nightmare. Read more

10 Real Reasons Why Recruiters & HR Managers Don't Call You Back

10 Real Reasons Why Hiring Professionals & Recruiters Don’t Call You Back

Our team of career service coaches, resume writers,visa and migration experts and recruiters depend on their phones.The phone  is both their most valuable tool , and the most frustrating instrument of our daily communication with our clients.   Read more

Job Search Leads that actually work

How To Create Job Leads that Actually Work

The most annoying part of job hunting is Lead Generation for job opportunities that are actually aligned to your skill and expereince. “What is the best source for finding good jobs and Generate Job Leads?” How do you generate job leads… and “Where should you focus your time?”

If your days are primarily characterized by searching and responding to ads online, you are spending most of your time using the same resources as the vast majority of other job seekers out there. To effectively find and connect to someone that is not being overwhelmed by candidates, you must go where others don’t and do things differently. Become a Job Search Hero.

So what does that mean for you? The reality and the challenge for the job seeker is that you need to consistently pursue dozens of avenues all the time! The best leads often come from the least likely sources and you never know where your next job lead will come from. Here are my 25 job lead generation ideas (that actually work) 

You see, it is pretty simply. Just focus on quality. Embrace some or all of the recommendations and make and keep it personal at all times. Leverage your knowledge.  Track, follow & foster your relationships and focus on genuine human interaction. And, as always, remember to hunt wisely!

Uli

un employable 50+years old

The Top 5 Blunders That Make Mature Aged Job Hunters Un-employable

…seriously, it’s not a joke. But, older job hunters do get hired in Australia and elsewhere. If you believe that all employers are out there to shun you because of your age, then you are probably frustrated after having wasted lots of time for a myriad of reasons; from your salary expectations to your potential lack of flexibility about the kind of work you’re applying for.  The list goes on… but most business owners out there really aren’t purposely ignoring job hunters over 50. Read more

Winner Resume Recipe

The Winning Recipe for Job Hunters who Hate Writing Resumes

Roughly 50% of job applications today are resumes only. In 2015, almost 70% of my client hires included additional content such as a cover letter or LinkedIn profile.

Whether applying for an advertised job via email, an online application, or even if you are just blindly sending a resume in the off chance a company might consider you for hire, the key concepts to address in the content that accompanies the resume are: Read more

5 skills to future proof your career

The 5 MUST HAVE SKILLS to Future Proof Your Careers

It does not take much to work out that the workplace and our careers have changed, from our skills to how we collaborate to the technologies we use. Recent news suggests that roughly half of Australian jobs will be potentially affected by automation and technology change in the near future.  Here are five skills to start building now to future proof your career and maintain your employ-ability. Read more

new jobs after redundancy

How to Find a New Job after a Resignation or Redundancy

Finding motivation and opportunities is hard for under or unemployed job hunters who recently went through a ‘forced’ resignation or redundancy. It does not have to be that way.

Check out 4 simple ways to find new employment after you have quit or been made redundant. Read more