Recruitment and Resume Resources Blog

  • OMG!  A Resume with a bad attitude!

    OMG! A Resume with a bad attitude!

    Posted June 3rd, 2024

    Your resume is one of the main ways employers have of making a judgement of you. It should reflect who you are, what you have done and what you could offer a new employer, it should not be an example of how much you don’t care about the impression your’e making.

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  • It’s complicated! Resume/cover letters/capability levels, WHOOO!!

    It’s complicated! Resume/cover letters/capability levels, WHOOO!!

    Posted June 3rd, 2024

    RESUME, CAPABILITY LEVELS, COVER LETTERS AND MUCH, MUCH MORE !!

    Applying for a job, especially within government sectors can be very tricky! Here are a few helpful tips to get you started:-

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  • The new reality

    The new reality

    Posted June 3rd, 2024

    The New Reality, resilience is the key The new reality is unpredictable. These are tough times and each of us…

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  • Let’s explore the Excruciating “Writing Part” for Key Selection Criteria

    Let’s explore the Excruciating “Writing Part” for Key Selection Criteria

    Posted June 3rd, 2024

    Firstly, you must respond to the Key Selection Criteria. If you only send in your Cover Letter and Resume for a job that has a request for you to respond to Key Selection Criteria your application will immediately be discarded… outch!

    Don’t assume that employers or the selection panel will pull the information out of your application package and pick up the salient points. They will not! Even if they had the spare time for such insight, they are not allowed to infer anything.

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  • Feeling Trapped in your current job?

    Feeling Trapped in your current job?

    Posted June 3rd, 2024

    Feeling trapped in the job you have? looking for another job? Here are a few tips before you launch into resignation or even worse, lose your cool and walk out! Sometimes, we can find ourselves in a job that is not working out. There may be a number of diverse factors for this…

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  • Self-awareness, a Jewel in the E.Q crown

    Self-awareness, a Jewel in the E.Q crown

    Posted June 3rd, 2024

    Conflicts and unexpected disasters are a natural part of living and if you are unable to forge through most these and come out the other end a “better” person for the experience, then you will find your life and your future happiness and well-being will suffer as well as your personal and professional growth.

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  • Does your JOB equal your passion?

    Does your JOB equal your passion?

    Posted June 3rd, 2024

    Job = passion? Are you capable of blending both? Here are some inspirational quotes to help. Which one resonates the most to you?

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  • How do I find a job in Port Macquarie?

    How do I find a job in Port Macquarie?

    Posted June 3rd, 2024

    How do I find a job in Port Macquarie? is our most frequently asked question! Yes, we have a ton of people wanting to move here and every day we respond to calls from all over the place from people who want to relocate away from the maddening city life. The major reason for discontentment is the long commute to and from work in the Metro areas. #resumes #resume #resumewirter #jobs #jobapplications #FIGJAMresumes

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  • JOB INTERVIEW, WHAT NOT TO SAY!

    JOB INTERVIEW, WHAT NOT TO SAY!

    Posted June 3rd, 2024

    “OMG! Did I really say that?” How many times have you heard yourself say this post interview? You experience the after-shock and the rewind of the interview and worry yourself sick over what you said or didn’t say. Here are some helpful tips on interview preparation

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  • Job loss, a disaster or a chance for unfulfilled desires?

    Job loss, a disaster or a chance for unfulfilled desires?

    Posted June 3rd, 2024

    Being separated from one’s job is extremely challenging because many of us closely identify by what we “do” for a living. When the job is taken away, we can lose track of who we are and even why we are! Emotional issues aside, many of us are able to identify the practical issues, from determining how long our financial resources will sustain, to deciding if a career change was in order. In other words, practical planning for the future.

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  • What potential employers don’t want to hear at the job interview

    What potential employers don’t want to hear at the job interview

    Posted June 3rd, 2024

    Questions can be TRAPS meant to catch you off guard and others are just ordinary questions that appear to be inane… innocent even, ones that can lead you down the wrong path. Don’t get caught in the negative trap. Compose your responses in a positive and flattering light!

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  • Resumes mean a lot! Is yours good enough? what is enough?

    Resumes mean a lot! Is yours good enough? what is enough?

    Posted June 3rd, 2024

    A good Resume is only one that gets you to an interview – otherwise write a better one!

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