Category Archives: job hunting

Resume Writing Tip # 3 – Does Your Resume Pass the 10 Second Test?

It’s a well known fact that recruiters and hiring managers spend just 10 seconds (if you’re lucky) briefly scanning each resume to find potential candidates for a position. Not only are they pressed for time, but by about the 20th … Continue reading

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Is being the ‘stand out’ candidate more than just good resume writing?

It certainly is. The stand out candidate in any job application isn’t just the person who ticks all the boxes and sounds fabulous on paper. It’s the person who can offer more than the standard candidate. They are the ones … Continue reading

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Multiple Job Offers – What Do I Do?

Having more than one job offer may seem like a job seekers dream come true but what if you can’t decide which position to go for? In an ideal world, we look for work when the time is right, our … Continue reading

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Are you a super-connector or super-taker? How to be ‘real’ on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the main network that us professional folks use to make contacts with people we think will benefit us. We use LinkedIn to connect with people of influence, we use it to keep up-to-date with what’s happening in our … Continue reading

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Psychometric Testing – Is It Measuring Madness?

Psychometric testing is used primarily by recruiters as a very broad brush approach to measuring a candidate’s relevant strengths and weaknesses. The results are then used to assess the candidate’s employment suitability and company-candidate fit. These tests are widely used … Continue reading

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Career Change: How I went from behind the bar to cleaning mine equipment earning a $100K salary

For many 17 year olds like me growing up in Townsville, the first job you landed after you left school was either an apprenticeship (preferably with the Defence Force) or a job working in hospitality or retail. When I left … Continue reading

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Top 5 Creepy, Disgusting and Disturbing Jobs – Would You Have The Nerve?

In the true spirit of Halloween, I’ve compiled a list of what I think could be the top 5 creepy, disgusting and disturbing jobs of all time. If you’re looking for a more unusual job that most of us would … Continue reading

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