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How to Choose the Right Photo for Your CV

By Jill Wells | October 1, 2019

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 […]

Good questions to ask in a job interview

Five Questions to Ask at a Job Interview

By Jill Wells | September 26, 2019

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 […]

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5 Simple Resume Mistakes That Could Cost You a Great Job

By Jill Wells | September 26, 2019

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?

By Jill Wells | September 20, 2019

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

By Jill Wells | September 5, 2019

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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5 Job Ad Mistakes That Can Attract the Wrong Candidates

By Jill Wells | August 26, 2019

Job advertising has become a modern art form. A three-sentence paragraph will no longer suffice to attract quality candidates. Potential applicants need to be informed and impressed – but what happens if something goes amiss with the advert? Job ad mistakes are pretty common. A missing word in the job title or irrelevant information can […]

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How to Tell if a Candidate Will Fit Your Company Culture

By Jill Wells | August 20, 2019

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

By Jill Wells | August 16, 2019

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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Comprehensive Guide on How to Write a Cover Letter

By Jill Wells | August 10, 2019

When you are applying for a job, employers typically want to see a resume and a cover letter. The purpose of a cover letter is to essentially introduce yourself and make yourself stand out above the other applicants. Knowing how to write a cover letter is imperative to give yourself the best shot at the […]

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What Are the Advantages of Using an External Recruitment Agency?

A survey of HR professionals in Australia and New Zealand showed that it costs nearly $10,000 to hire one employee for an entry-level position. Finding ways to hire the best candidates more efficiently can save you time and money during the hiring process. Do you want to learn more about what of the following is […]
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Top 10 Interpersonal Skills & Why they Matter to Employers

What are interpersonal skills?   Interpersonal skills definition states that these are skills that people use in order to communicate and work with others. Whether you’re looking for a job or climbing up the ladder, you’ll realise that these skills are important to have. There are hundreds of interpersonal skills, most of which depend on […]
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Top 20 Highest Paying Jobs in Australia

Job seekers look for employment based on a number of different criteria. They may organise their search by location, company values, flexible schedule, or growth opportunities. Regardless of other priorities, salary negotiations are always a consideration when making a move to a new career possibility. Listed below are the top 20 highest paying jobs in […]

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