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

digital age job hunter

What You Need For Successful Job Hunting In The Digital Age

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

Selection Criterias Must Proof

The 8 MUST PROVE SELECTION CRITERIAS on your resume and online profile

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

21 overused resume words

21 Overused Resume Words Recruiters and HR Managers Really Hate

Whether you are fresh out of college or updating your resume for a new job, if you are using the buzz words everyone else is using, then don’t be surprised if your application ends up in the NO pile. Instead, link your skills to show that you are an employer’s next star employee. Read more

resume hacks

5 Simple Resume Hacks to Get Noticed & Secure Job Interviews

My most recent Melbourne based client – let’s call him “John” – reckons he has applied for more than a couple hundred jobs online since being made redundant late last year and hearing back from exactly… none. John had no awareness of some very useful resume hacks which could have scored him job interviews. Read more

healthy and fit job hunter

Why Healthy & Fit Job Hunter (s) Get New Jobs Faster

I’ve worked with so many job hunter clients over the years whose life goals vary from a career change, to a new job, across to weight loss, stress management, six packs and everywhere in between. But I’ve noticed again and again when it comes to job seeking that fit and healthy clients most often achieve their goals faster. Read more

courage will beat talent in your job search

Why Courage Always Wins the Job Search over Talent

One of the most inspiring lines for people on the job search is “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” I know that courage and ambition are the most important tools to achieving success, overriding both talent and experience by far, especially if you are embarking on a new job search. Read more

10 powerful Networking tools

10 Powerful Ways to Connect and Networking With Almost Anyone

Let’s face it. Networking is tough – on or offline; via email, Inmail (LinkedIn) or other social media, like Facebook or Twitter; or the dreaded in-person networking situation. To help you out, I have 10 conversation starters that will work almost everywhere with almost anyone. Read more

why HR is female

Why HR is Female Dominated – On Being a Male Human Resources Professional

Ok, I admit upfront that having an extended conversation about the seeming problem of HR being a female domination of one particular management discipline is a challenging thing to consider and discuss, but I always wondered why HR is predominately female. Let me share my thoughts Read more

25 Job Lead Ideas That Work

25 Ways To Generate Job Leads (That Actually Work)

“What is the best source for finding good jobs and Generate Job Leads?” How do you generate job leads… and “Where should I focus my time?” Read more