It’s easier to be a serial applicant than be someone who carefully and painfully works out what is the best option for them. The option that will enhance your life, and may even leave the world with a legend and a legacy. My Father would say “leave places better than when you found them”.
Your resume is your passport to a new job. It’s as important as the rising of the sun. Don’t underestimate its value and DON’T take it for granted. Each time you apply for a role, your resume MUST be suitable and relevant for that position. Your skills, knowledge and experience need to marry with the job advertised or it’s a wasted effort.Our resume writing and career counselling services are superior because our clients get results! We live, work within recruitment and KNOW what employers are looking for when they read a resume or a job application – call us for a quote that will help you gain that promotion or that sought- after job!
Should you use written references or verbal referees on your resume. There is an important difference.
Best Resumes get the best interviews for the better jobs! How is your resume rating? If it is landing you interviews… than it is a good resume, if not, please contact us for our resume review service!
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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!
We often field requests from job seekers who have very high expectations of what a recruitment agency can deliver for them. There is a distinct difference between an Employment Agency and a Recruitment Agency.
We act as a “go-between” and can facilitate your progress to a shortlist. We do this by carefully assessing your skills, experience and qualifications and how these match up to the advertised position.
Many employers comment that they interview candidates who had NO idea how to present for an interview. It appears that some candidates think that if they are personally happy with their image in the mirror that is all that is needed. They don’t spend time evaluating the type of workplace or the workplace culture prior to dressing. Some follow fad fashion trends and think that trendy means professional!
Good communication is a core competencies for all jobs.. regardless of the level! Notice that this statement also asks for 3 skill-sets – written/verbal and presentation to an audience. You can try to “bundle” all three, or you can divide it up, either way, I strong suggest a very basic formula to follow:- S.A.R – Situation/ action / response
Job search is filled with opportunities to worry, stress, and disappointment. Make sure that when you start your job search journey that you understand it could be an emotional roller coaster ride. It shouldn’t be, but often it is! It’s normal to feel some angst, but not too good if the trip is full of it.
Many of us need help to write about ourselves! For most of us It’s a challenge to “blow own trumpet”! so here is one way your resume will stand out and be noticed… it’s that “about me” statement that can make or break the reader’s attention… need help? call us now 0265838222
Did you know when you include your photo with your resume there is a significant benefit? The clear advantage is that your application will be more noticed; more interesting and therefore increase your chance of shortlisting to an interview!
Finding and keeping skilled staff in small regional areas can be a challenge. Learn to read between the lines in a resume. Many metro candidates have specialised in a certain role, and if you can read “transferable” skills, you may have found a great candidate! Don’t assume they don’t know how to wear several hats!
Daniel Goleman, Author of “Emotional Intelligence”, claims that the best predictor of a highly successful person include the following 6 traits
A subjective list of skills and experiences is neither objective nor predictive of performance. Instead, why not start off by finding stronger people and modify the job to meet their needs?
One of the most underrated and most challenging ways to increase your confidence and the potential of landing “that” job is …. are you ready for it?
Within the first few seconds of meeting you, people form opinions & judgments based on your appearance and behaviour.
Your authenticity matters! Are you portraying the right image? Is in congruent with the rest of your appearance? What judgement may be made that are sending the wrong signals about you?
Is there a difference between a Metro and multi national recruiter and a Regionally based one?
If you are not a little scared of your career path, then maybe you should be a little worried. The average person works for 30+ years and no else is going to worry, or steer your career in the right direction except you.. A little something to think about
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