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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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Resume Writing Tip #1: How to explain job hopping and gaps in employment

Most of us will take time off, for one reason or another, from working. You may choose to take a break from work to study, travel, start a family or renovate your house. Sometimes it’s an unplanned event such as … 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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Are job seekers and employers being cheated with ‘Pay to Play’?

For some time, LinkedIn has been the place to power your career (through connections) and a place for recruiters and employers to source quality candidates. It’s one of the most popular tools used by Australian job seekers, recruiters and employers, … Continue reading

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