Category Archives: contract employment

Freelancers: Is becoming your own boss what it’s cracked up to be?

If you’ve decided to quit your regular job and start working as a freelancer, you’ll soon find plenty of benefits to being your own boss. Once you’ve started your own business, be prepared for some planning and a lot of … Continue reading

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Job seekers: Have you thrown recruiters to the curb?

Today I attended a recruitment seminar in Sydney presented by Greg Savage, a leader in Australian and global recruitment. This was a perfect opportunity for me to gain insight into the mind of Australian recruiters and to better understand how … Continue reading

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Freelancing: It’s not impossible – it’s downright smart

Got a job that’s totally boring but pays the bills? Well, it may not be the ideal job but you can use it as a starting block to discovering a whole new career in a job that you really love. … Continue reading

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Job Interview Tips – 5 Questions Great Candidates Ask

Have you even been caught out in a job interview when the interviewer asks “Do you have any questions for us?” There’s nothing worse than feeling that all familiar wave of panic as you realise that you haven’t prepared for … Continue reading

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Resume Writing Tip # 2: HELP! I’ve got no experience

Don’t be discouraged from applying for that dream job just because you don’t have the relevant experience. Of course, you will need specific skills and knowledge to get a look-in for the job, but quite often, it’s easy to pick … Continue reading

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Job Seekers: How To Cook Up The Best Job Application

Preparing your job application is no different to cooking up a dish on a reality TV show. It’s all about creating the best application possible with the skills you have. Like all budding chefs, we all begin with the best … Continue reading

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How to give your resume a facelift . . . even if you hate resume writing

Let’s face it, when you think about writing your resume, it’s not something most of us get excited about but it’s one of the most important marketing tools you will need for your job search. Without a good resume, you … Continue reading

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