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Tag Archives: Resume Writing

Think Using an Online Resume Template is a Good Idea?

Why those pretty resume templates from amateur resume writers can really harm your career. You might think that having a gorgeous-looking resume will get noticed, especially now that the job market is even more competitive than usual. The trouble with these online resume templates, particularly those offered by online ‘resume writers’ (seen on Airtasker and […]

How to Beat the Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

How to Beat the Applicant Tracking System (ATS)  When you get a rejection letter or email from a job you applied for, you may feel crushed. You think that the hiring manager read through your resume and concluded that you simply weren’t qualified for the work, but here’s the twist – it’s much more likely […]

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 […]

How to Write an Effective Resume for the Australian Job Market

Did you know that in 2018, 7.3 million migrants were living in Australia? In fact, many people move their hoping to enter the Australian job market and find financial security that they couldn’t find in their home countries. If you’ve been considering doing the same or even if you found a potential freelancing client that’s based down under, it’s […]

Things to Consider Before Hiring a Resume Writer

Not everyone is able to accurately record their experience, skills and work history on a resume, or present it an aesthetically pleasing way.  That’s why there are resume writers (like us!) who can help craft you an impressive resume that will hopefully land you that interview. However, there are many misconceptions about exactly what hiring […]

How to Make a Mid-Year Career Change 2019

How to Make a Mid-Year Career Change You’ve probably heard of the 7-Year Itch when it comes to relationships, but did you know that there’s a similar name for that yearning to change jobs halfway through the year? The Mid-Year Itch comes around with the colder months, which also signal that tax time is near. […]

10 steps to grow confidence at work

10 steps to grow confidence at work Understanding where your doubt comes fromAs with all fears, we must understand their origins if we’re to meet them head on. The better you know yourself, the more you’ll be able to help yourself. Accepting itDenial is an emotion determined to hold us back from being what we’re […]

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 […]

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 […]

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