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Posted on 28th March, 2020

Work that resume to get “that” job interview! Resumes Port Macquarie

So, you have what you think is “a cracker” of a resume and you’re sending this resume out to a variety of jobs and …. nothing… …no interview requests, and if you are lucky, you get a “sorry, you have been unsuccessful” reply… There is a strong message and lesson here… your resume is not working for you!

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Posted on 22nd January, 2020

The perils of moving to a Regional area

Looking for work in a regional area? Can’t find what you are looking for? Resume not yielding  an interview? Are you struggling to get to an interview? Frustrated by the lack of jobs? The Hastings Region is a highly sought-after place to live and as with most regional towns, finding the job you want, let alone a job, is often tricky. It requires some creative thinking, not just on how to apply, but also the type of work that might suit your skills set. It pays to continue your research on job web sites well in advance to the...
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Posted on 23rd December, 2019

Looking for work? are you searching for jobs in all the right places?

Did your resume “bait” the reader enough to invite you to an interview? If not, change your bait! Each time you fish for work, make sure your bait is adapted to the role  or the “catch”. Sending the same resume out for various jobs, is NOT helping you bait the right catch!

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Posted on 17th December, 2019

How do I find a job in Port Macquarie?

Port Macquarie is a wonderful town with many great assets. It offers a relaxed lifestyle along with picturesque beaches and country access. It’s approximately right in the middle of Sydney and Brisbane. It is no wonder we frequently receive inquiries for jobs in Port Macquarie especially from commute weary workers in Metro areas

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Posted on 14th December, 2019

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

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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Posted on 8th December, 2019

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

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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Posted on 5th December, 2019


“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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Posted on 4th December, 2019

Perform the job you were born to do!

Imagine for a moment what it would be like to do exactly what you love, to do what you are really, really good at, imagine the work being so in tune with who you are, it almost seems a piece of cake! You are invigorated each day, keen to get started!

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Posted on 3rd December, 2019

Does your JOB equal your passion?

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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Posted on 2nd December, 2019

The big, long wait, will you get that call?

We are often asked how long it would take a company to get back to you after you have applied for a job. There is no right answer. There is best practice that most companies try to follow.

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