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Does Your Talent Recruitment Process Deliver The Right Candidates?

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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 come a long way since …

Resume Hints and Tips You Should Follow

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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! Resume Tips and Hints: Stick to standard font types like Arial, Times New Roman and Verdana, and avoid using coloured text or unusual designs. Avoid the …

How to Make a Good First Impression in an Interview

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Interviews are all about making a good first impression. Your potential employer will be judging you on a number of criteria, including your appearance, presentation, body language and what you say. It’s important to create the best possible first impression to help your chances of getting the job. Here are a few ways you can make sure that the first …

How to Tailor Your Application to Beat the Filter Bots

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How to Tailor Your Application to Beat the Filter Bots

As online recruitment becomes increasingly popular for employers, many companies are turning to sophisticated software to find the best candidates in less time. Applicant tracking systems – software that records applicant information and filters applications by scanning keywords and phrases – are now widely used among employers. For companies that routinely receive hundreds or even thousands of applications for a …

How Temp Work Can Boost Your Job Prospects

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How Temp Work Can Boost Your Job Prospects

Are you keen to land that perfect job, but don’t feel you have the experience or contacts to be successful in your search? Temp work may be looked down on by some, but it can be extremely useful if you’re looking for work, particularly if you have been out of the workforce for a while, or are trying to break …

Five Questions to Ask During an Interview

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Five Questions to Ask During an Interview

You know that you’ll be asked plenty of questions during your job interview. But don’t pass up the opportunity to ask your interviewer a few carefully chosen questions of your own before the interview is over. This shows the recruiter that you have a bright, inquiring mind and a genuine interest in working for their organisation. It also gives you the chance to …

5 Common Skills Most Employers Are Looking For

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5 Common Skills Most Employers are looking for

When it comes to finding work there is a wide variation between desirable skills and qualifications, depending on the industry and specific role you are applying for. In spite of the differences, there are also a number of common traits that generally make a candidate more employable. Demonstrating these attributes can help your chances of getting a job in just …

How to Choose the Right Photo for Your CV

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How to Choose the Right Photo for Your CV

When it comes to looking for a job, first impressions are important. Although it is not always compulsory to include a photograph with your CV, a good professional image can help you stand out in the eyes of recruiters and give them a sense of your personality and overall presentation. When you are asked to provide a photograph with your CV, there …

5 Simple Resume Mistakes That Could Cost You a Great Job

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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 cost you your dream job. …

Could an Employee Engagement Survey Improve Your Business?

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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 29%. So could an employee …