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How to take a professional headshot (even with a phone)

If your professional profile has a headshot, you are 18 times more likely to be noticed by a potential employer. That’s why adding one to your profile is so important…

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The new way to job search

Hands up if you remember the last time you enjoyed a job search? Searching for a job is a long and tiring process that tests your self esteem (rejection letters,…

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The phone interview cheat sheet

Prepping for your upcoming phone interview and not sure what to expect? These five handy tips will help you nail it. Phone interviews are typically the first stage of the…

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How to best answer ‘What are your weaknesses?’

In your next job interview, there is a high possibility the interviewer will ask you about your strengths and weaknesses. Typically, an interview is where you are trying to impress…

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How to resign and keep the peace

So, it’s time to resign and break the news to your current employer that you are moving on. This either means you’ve performed exceptionally well in your interview and landed…

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How to write a cover letter: 6 easy steps

A cover letter can make or break your job application. It’s a way of introducing yourself and explaining your resume in response to a job brief. In short: this is…

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What is a work personality?

If you can’t decide what you want to do for a job, try determining your work personality type. It will help narrow down what sort of work suits your strengths,…

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Why YOU should work in Hospitality

If you are thinking about starting a career in the hospitality industry, you are making a great choice. Working in hospitality offers you a wide range of job opportunities and…

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4 ways to make your profile stand out from the crowd

Businesses are regularly on our site scouting for new employees that will fit their job opening. If you are searching for a new job, it is important to attract these…

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6 job positions that benefit from speaking a second language

The ability to speak more than one language gives YOU an advantage over other job seekers. Australia is a multicultural society, which speaks various languages. According to the latest Census…

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What job should I do?

Have you ever been on the job search and thought to yourself “I’ll apply for anything” because you are unsure of what type of career you want to build? Being…

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Why you should track your employment history

Keeping track of your employment history throughout your working life is a good habit to get stuck into. It helps you stay organised and prepared for the future of your…

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Your work availability: when are you truly available?

Determining your work availability is super important when applying for any job role. It is also something that you will need to manage throughout your working career. As work plays…

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The number one question that is guaranteed to be asked in your interview

The fundamental purpose of a job interview is the chance for an employer to get to know you. The employer may ask a variety of questions based on experience, qualifications,…

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6 basic tech skills you need to have

Technology has become a normalized part of everyday life and being tech savvy is no longer a unique skill, it’s a universal one. All major companies have adopted a degree…

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THE FUTURE OF WORK: A shift in mindset

We often think of careers with a linear mindset. A climbing the ranks of job seniority, from trainee to executive office. But what we need to realise is that the…

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Why cultural fit is critical to the modern company

Successfully matching a candidate to a specific job role requires more than just the assessment of skills and qualifications. Employer’s need to place importance on cultural fit and consider how…

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Why changing careers could be the best decision you ever made

Changing careers can be scary and it often involves a high degree of risk. As you grow older, it’s easy to feel trapped in one career but what you need…

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8 jobs that probably won’t exist in 10 years

Technology is rapidly transforming all aspects of society and research indicates there will be massive shifts in the current jobs market. As many roles become increasingly streamlined through automation technologies…

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What to do when you don’t land the job

Didn’t land that job you had your hopes pinned on? Let’s face it, rejection sucks but it’s an important part of life and learning to use it to your advantage…

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Why a video resume can help you land that dream job

When it comes to the increasingly crowded market of online job seekers, it’s important to be aware of innovations that enable you to distinguish yourself from the crowd. So, what’s…

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An introverts guide to nailing the job interview

Just because you’re an ‘introvert’ doesn’t mean people won’t warm to you and most certainly it doesn’t mean you will suck at job interviews! With the right preparation and mindset,…

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4 tips when writing your professional summary

Your Professional Summary gives you the opportunity to distinguish yourself from the rest of the crowd. It’s a paragraph concisely explaining your career goals and professional experience. It lets employers…

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A Guide for Millennials: How to choose a career path when you want to try everything

How do you choose a career path when you have a number of interests and a number of options? As a Millennial, you are born into a culture grounded in…

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4 Reasons why internships aren’t a complete waste of time

To many the concept of an internship seems like a complete waste of time. Why do an internship when you can work in a bar or retail job earning $27…

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What not to do when choosing a headshot

Your social media profile photos are creating a first impression whether you like it or not.  If you are not using an image on your profile, chances are your potential…

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I Want 2 WORK – hack #1

As a Job Seeker, which field is the most important field on your profile? When you are completing your profile, one of the most important fields to set is “Your…

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Where to place your time when looking for a job

The current recruitment paradigm has made the online job search world an increasingly crowded arena. Job seekers often place value in quantity of job applications, holding the view that surely…

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8 Things Jobseekers Should NOT Do On Social Media

The Digital Age has transformed the recruitment process and as a jobseeker you need to be aware of this. Recruiters will go to all lengths and measures to research a potential candidate,…

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Video Referencing: Why YOU should be using it.

The digital age has created an overtly crowded arena for the employment world with even the most highly accredited candidates often finding it difficult to stand out. As discussed in…