Tag Archives: Resume

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Resume Writing Tips That’ll Get You the Job You Want!

In today’s competitive world, you want to do everything that you can to get ahead in the professional sphere. That’s why you’re preparing to write a strategic résumé to help get the job you want. Well, the good news is that you’ve come to the right place by reading this article. Detailed below is everything […]

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 […]

How to Cope with Post-holiday Blues: Getting back to Work after Christmas & New Year Holidays

Need some motivation when it comes to getting back to work after the holidays? Well, it’s time to take some notes now 😊 Instead of setting goals, set up a system for the new year. Every motivational speaker is talking about “goal-setting”. I understand that could be helpful, but frankly, goal-setting can only take you […]

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 […]

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 […]

10 Things You’ve Heard About Job Hunting That Just Aren’t True

Job hunting isn’t always the easiest thing to do. It can be very competitive, and facing a lot of rejection can get disheartening after a while, making it harder to give your all in the job search.  You’re also not doing yourself any favours by believing in those common job hunting myths that seem to […]

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