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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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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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Job Hunting in Japan – Have They All Gone Nuts?

Every year in Japan during the shuukatsu season (from January to May), thousands of university students are preparing to secure their first job. But the odd thing is –these Japanese students start rigorously applying for graduate roles 2 years before … Continue reading

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Job Search Tips for IT Graduates – 3 Skills That Will Make You More ‘Desirable’ To Employers

Australian ICT graduates face big challenges when they start applying for their first job. A lack of opportunities, having to work for free and being labelled too inexperienced are just a few that I’ll mention. So what do you need … 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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