Tag Archives: Jobsearch

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 […]

Four Reasons Why You Should Consider Christmas Casual Work

Every year in retail, in the months leading up to the festive season, retailers and businesses of all kinds start their search for extra help to get through the busy period. Some people apply for Christmas casual positions to earn money while their usual workplaces are closed during the Christmas break, while others are trying […]

How to write and nail your Selection Criteria Responses

Selection Criteria is now being referred to in other terms by government agencies looking to get creative with their wording. Government job applications are often intimidating at the best of times, and so when they list unfamiliar terms like “Core Capabilities”, “Focus Capabilities” “Role Suitability” and even “Work Related Requirements”, it can be tricky 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 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 […]

What Not to Say in a Job Interview in 2018

As humans most of us experience some form of Foot in Mouth Disease (FIMD) from time to time. Whether it’s dobbing ourselves in for something we don’t really want to do, giving away too many hints for a surprise, or asking an awkward question. And when you’re on the reciprocating end, someone with a FIMD […]

How to Apply for a Job Via Email

Email, it is the way of the world these days. Like it or lump it, we are stuck with this wave of technology until the next big thing comes along. If you’ve not yet learnt to embrace the world of cyber mail and sell your personal brand successfully via a job application email, then it’s […]

Ten crucial job interview questions

Finding and landing a new job sure is hard work. Apart from scanning for vacancies and potential opportunities, getting your resume in tip-top shape and actually applying, perhaps the hardest step of all is the (often) dreaded job interview. If you’re lucky enough to make it to that stage, congratulations! And don’t fear – there […]

Following up with a potential employer

At one point or another during the search for a new job, every aspiring employee arrives at an all-too familiar crossroads.The indecision may come the minute you’ve just finished a job interview or sent in your application, or in the hours and days afterwards as you wait to hear news from your prospective employer. That […]

How to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

When people meet you in a business setting, they often Google your name afterward—and your LinkedIn profile is one of the first search results to show up.  If people haven’t met you professionally, your profile can be even more important.  It may be the first contact a potential client or employer has with you. You wouldn’t show […]