Tag Archives: LinkedIn

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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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 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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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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What You Need To Know When Looking For A Job In Australia

Skilled migrants face a multitude of challenges when they first arrive in Australia and begin looking for work.  Not only is it a whole new environment, but often it’s a whole new way of life. The language is different, nothing … Continue reading

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