Your job application needs to be smarter, shorter, smoother and simply match the criteria

In the past, most applications were initially screened and handled by HR administration or  HR professionals, these were the people who first eye-balled your application and would shortlist by simply skimming  your application, searching for certain phrases or buzzwords. Here’s the tricky thing … not all applications are read by human eyes anymore. Many employers and HR departments that employ large numbers of staff, utilize scanning software to search for keywords in job applications and ONLY  when the computer pings with matches,  will they read the applications! 

Resumes are your best sales and promotional flier!

“Is your resume getting you that interview?”

If it is, then you have a good resume, however, if it does not get you in front of a potential employer, it’s doing you NO favours! It should read like a sales document, it should “sell” your skills, experience and qualifications… it should make you like highly marketable!

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?

Responding to Selection Criteria

Responding to Selection Criteria. It’s a specialised skill and you’re not alone. This article with cover how should you respond…

Resume writing is a skill.

Writing a winning resume is a skill, and an art. Producing a winning resume that stands-out is a specialised skill,…

Resume line up.

Readers of your resume need to have things spelled out to them. They need to see the possibilities, the foundation skills set that would entice them to at least interview the candidate.  They need to read fit for purpose-make the transition easier for them.

Your Resume…Your image…your choice

Please ask yourself when relationship status would be important on how this status could affect an individual’s performance? And even if this could be explained, why would you want to work for an organisation that has this as a criterion?