5 Simple Resume Mistakes That Could Cost You a Great Job

Jill Wells

Jill Wells is the Managing Director of WellsGray Recruitment with over 30 years experience in the recruitment industry. Since 1998, Jill has built the reputation of WellsGray as one of Victoria’s leading specialist providers of temporary, contract and permanent staff, having proudly established long-term relationships with its clients and candidates.

resume mistakes that could cost you a great job

5 Simple Resume Mistakes That Could Cost You a Great Job

A great resume can get you noticed by recruiters for all the right reasons. Avoidable oversights, however, can send your resume straight to the ‘no’ pile. According to one US study into eye-tracking activity, recruiters spend just a few measly seconds scanning your resume. That’s why it’s so important to avoid making these simple mistakes that could …

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Could an Employee Engagement Survey Improve Your Business?

On the surface, your employees may seem happy at work, but are they truly engaged in their role? Engaged employees are those who are enthusiastic and motivated to uphold the company values and reputation. A survey by Engaged Marketing, however, found Australian workers tend to be disengaged, with stress reported among 32% of respondents and frustration among …

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Redesigning Teams for Greater Workplace Flexibility

Can a flexible working environment be the answer to increased productivity and more successful teams? In an age when so many employees require workplace flexibility, working ‘9 to 5’ is becoming increasingly archaic. Redesigning teams around flexible working schedules and locations could prove the difference between highly engaged employees and those who resent the lack …

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How to Tell if a Candidate Will Fit Your Company Culture

It’s a recruiter’s nightmare – hiring a new employee, only to find they don’t share the company vision, genuinely care about your products or services, or fit the company culture. You part ways, and the recruiting process begins again. The Victorian Public Sector Commission estimates that a poor recruitment process can cost a company up …

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5 Benefits of Psychometric Testing in Assessing Candidates

If you’re finding that traditional recruitment methods just aren’t netting you suitable candidates, it might be time to add psychometric testing to the mix. We therefore take a look at the benefits of psychometric test in assessing candidates. Psychometric testing can help predict a job applicant’s likely behaviour patterns, attitudes, mental reasoning and personality type. …

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Job interview preparation tends to cause people more distress than any other aspect of the search. For many, it is even more distressing than preparing a resume or learning how to dress for a job interview. That won’t be the case if you are prepared for some of the most common interview questions and have …

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Does Your Talent Recruitment Process Deliver The Right Candidates?

Australia’s got talent – but how do you approach talent recruitment? If your talent acquisition practices aren’t delivering the talent you need, it may be time to examine the methods you are using. This will help you determine whether or not you are getting the most out of your recruiting strategy. Talent recruitment has certainly …

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Resume Hints and Tips You Should Follow

Putting together a CV? Or perhaps wanting to improve your strike rate with recruiters? The WellsGray team have over 20 years of experience and are more than happy to share some insider tips with you! After all, you wouldn’t want to make resume mistakes that could cost you a job. Resume Tips and Hints: Stick …

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