Using LinkedIn to Apply for Government Roles?!

WHY IS GOVERNMENT JUMPING ON LINKEDIN? As technology and social media evolves, Government and businesses must also evolve. The implications for communications and administration within these organisations are obvious, but what may not be so obvious are the implications for departments such as HR and Recruitment. Increasingly HR and Recruiting departments are scouring the Internet […]

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Social Media – Help or Hinder for Your Resume and Career?

Social Media – Help or Hinder? In this day and age having a social media profile is just as important as a resume. Potential employers will not only review your resume they will also review your online profile across a variety of social media pages. Be professional! There are hundreds of social media websites and […]

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Recent Changes in Selection Criteria Requirements in the Australian Government

In Australia, the application process for Government and many other high-priority positions have changed selection criteria requirements. This means that resumes should only target the pertinent information in your career history that pertains to the job being applied for. It creates a list of perfectly qualified candidates for the company to sift through for consideration. […]

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The Importance of a Cover Letter and How to Improve Yours

There is nothing worse as a recruiter than receiving a resume from a candidate for a position coupled with a cover letter that either says nothing, is badly worded or formatted or that doesn’t add anything to the application.  It’s a waste of time and effort for both the candidate and the recruiter.  So, why […]

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Job hunting? – Brand yourself with a LinkedIn profile that rocks!

Job hunting? – Brand yourself with a LinkedIn profile that rocks!   According to Social Media Statistics, there are currently around 4 million Australians who are using LinkedIn regularly. This figure continues to grow as more people focus on their professional identity. This makes it the perfect place for getting to know people and companies […]

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Interview Skills Coaching, your ticket to your new role

Interview Skills Coaching, your ticket to your new role So, you have your professional resume and cover letter and it is successful in getting you an interview for the role you REALLY want. What next………THE INTERVIEW!!!! What questions will they ask you? Who will be on the panel? What will you say? How do you […]

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