Tag Archives: job application

Does the Way You Write Your Resume Matter When Applying for Jobs?

Does the Way You Write Your Resume Matter When Applying for Jobs? To get straight to the point – yes! Tailoring your Resume is very important because no two roles (or companies) are the same. What each hiring manager is looking for will be different every time you apply to another organisation.  If you’re attaching […]

How Many Pages Should a Resume be in 2020?

How Many Pages Should a Resume be in 2020? Here at Resumes To You, we often get our clients requesting that their resumes be only two pages long. We ask them, “Why?” and their answer is that it’s what they’ve read or heard. This statement is, in fact, not true; a resume doesn’t need to […]

How to Write Key Selection Criteria

How to Write Key Selection Criteria We break down what key selection criteria are and how to address them effectively There are times when job advertisements, particularly Government roles, will ask that you address selection criteria as part of your application.  These key selection criteria are what your prospective employer has decided are vital to […]

Emailing a Resume: 7 Job Application Email Samples

If you are searching for a new job or a first job that is like a real career, you know it is hard work. Some might say you treat the job search like a job, putting in the hours of work to get the intended result. You know you have worked hard on creating the best […]

3 Tips for Job Searching in 2020

It’s almost the end of 2019, and, like this time every year, you might find yourself thinking of changes to make in the new year. One of the most common resolutions for the coming year is to make a career change – and if you’re reading this, you’ve probably made the same resolution.  Whether you […]

Addressing selection criteria

Whether this is your first time applying for a government job, or you’ve filled out applications for government roles before, you’ve more than likely had to answer selection criteria. How you respond to these criteria will determine whether you progress to an interview or not, so it’s incredibly important to get your answers right. Here […]

Transferable Skills – What Are They and How Do You Apply Them to a New Career?

Changing your career to an entirely different industry can seem like an almost impossible task, especially depending on the length of time you’ve spent in your current field – or if you’re looking for your first job. It can take time to build up qualifications that are relevant to the next position you want to […]

How to Set the Right Tone on Your Resume

How to Set the Right Tone on Your CV You can’t reflect body language on paper. So, when it comes to putting your best foot forward it’s uber-important to get the tone right on your CV. Here’s our tips on how to do it properly. It is not what you say it is what you […]

Why the Right Job Title Can Be Crucial on a Resume

What is in a name? Well, when it comes to job titles, it is often what defines our role at work. And, when it comes to a resume it could be the make or break of landing you that dream role. Any good professional resume writer will tell you the importance of standard job titles […]

Why Properly Naming Your Resume Matters?

Why Properly Naming Your Resume Matters? You have the experience nailed and a professional resume written. Now, here’s the scoop on how to break through the competition. Securing a job is no easy feat. So, if there’s something you can do to break though competitor job applications and get noticed wouldn’t you want to get […]

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