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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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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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It’s More ‘Show’ Than Tell: Why Infographic Resumes Are The Future

There’s plenty of advice out there on what you should and shouldn’t write in your resume and what you should and shouldn’t say in a job interview, but what if you’ve done all the right things and you’re still not … 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 SOS: I hate my job but have no idea what I want to do!

Let’s face it, making decisions about your career is never easy and it can be one of the most important decisions you make in your life, alongside choosing a long term partner and buying a house. When I left school … 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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