Get the Perfect Resume While You Are Sleeping!

Some say it is possible to learn a language while you are asleep. ¿Quién sabe? Still, others like the fact that you might be able to earn money on the stock exchange while you are asleep. Again, who knows? One thing you definitely can do while you are asleep is get a brand new professional […]

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Key Achievements on your Resume are Essential

  What is the purpose of a professional resume? Is it a rundown of your job history, your qualifications and your key qualities? Of course, but it is also more than that. It has to be. Your application could be one of the dozens, if not hundred’s, all chasing that one elusive position. And chances […]

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Secure Your Australian Border Force Resume Today

A career in the Australian Border Force (ABF) offers a range of challenges, opportunities and experiences. It is one of the most important jobs that directly contribute to making Australia a safer place. At Select Resumes, we have helped many individuals transition into or within the ABF, from apprentices to seasoned officers, and high-level management. […]

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The importance of a Cover Letter for your resume

It is an old adage – searching for a job is a job in itself. Hunting through job ads, selecting the few that really interest you, and then looking at the requirements for the application. Obviously you need a well written resume and in most cases, a selection criteria document or a statement of claims. […]

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Statement of Claims or Selection Criteria – Whats the Difference?

Jobs within the Public Sector of the Australian government and increasingly with other organisations require, along with a cover letter and resume, a Statement of Claims to address your suitability for the role applied for. For most people applying for jobs, Selection Criteria as a supporting document for job applications have become the norm, but at […]

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We’re Going to Make You a STAR!

Your resume serves one purpose and one purpose only – to get you ahead of the pack and in front of a recruiter at an interview. Resumes tend to follow a predictable pattern – the candidate’s details, a short list of personal strengths, a list of qualifications, a rundown of the work history, some referees […]

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LinkedIn. It is – are you?

Used properly, LinkedIn is an incredibly powerful professional networking tool that can significantly improve your ability to find a fitting employer and for them to find you. But, like social media it is only as good as the effort you put in. Do you keep it as up to date as you should? Do you […]

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Is the Design of your Resume Important?

The schools of thought about resume layout and design seems to change with the seasons. Do you go with a minimalist approach? Use a headshot? Include your date of birth? Make it two pages maximum? The truth is, there is no hard and fast rule. But the fact is, you are performing a sales pitch […]

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So Why is Your Resume So Important?

Many job candidates approach job hunting as a chore. They fire off letters and resumes without properly checking the qualifications of the position, the selection criteria that must be addressed, or even if their documents make grammatical sense. In short, they show scant regard for the core principles of the company they applying to, or […]

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