To help you manage your job search and secure a great new job in 2017, I’ve reviewed and curated the expert advice of other resume writers, recruiters and job search coaches to share some predictions for 2017. Read more
…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
Hiring professionals, like recruiters and HR Managers, take a lot of calls every day. Aside from just being busy people, here are the top 10 reasons why they won’t call you – no matter how special your application is. Read more
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
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
Every day thousands of job hunters are online searching for quick answers and solutions to secure a new job. Too many don’t realise that they are just doing the same things everyone else is doing. I want to share with you some insights that HR professionals don’t talk about. Read more
Today’s job hunters have to navigate a few important things if they want to secure a job in the digital age. It’s much easier than ever to find opportunities online, but job hunters have to search through numerous job postings on multiple sites and customise their application to suit each job. We show you what you need in the digital age to be successful. Read more
Have you ever wondered why companies won’t hire you, let alone even bother to look at your resume or cover letter? I have put together the top 15 reasons why you might be currently unemployable. Straight from the source. Read more
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
Social media is increasingly used to check out employers and job hunters. HR managers and recruiters use your resume first and then search for selection criterias, before they jump on the social media bandwagon to scour the net so they can cross check and scope out potential employees. Read more