reverse-chronological-resume

The reverse chronological resume is the most common and traditional type of resume. With this resume format, you list your relevant work experience in reverse chronological order, beginning with your most recent position and proceeding backwards. For each job, you provide dates, location and the name of your employer, and succinctly outline your key responsibilities…

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Meeting between male and female

Interviews are a two-way street. To really impress an interviewer, you need to come prepared to have an intelligent conversation – and that means coming with well thought-out questions to ensure it’s not just one-way traffic.   Asking questions in your interview will not only give you a better insight into the job you’re applying for,…

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stay motivated during your job search

How to stay motivated during your job search Looking for a job can take its toll. Searching for suitable roles, cold calling, writing endless cover letters… and nothing is more disheartening than the deafening silence that can follow an application. So how can you stay motivated? It’s important to remember that with so many factors…

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One page resume

A one-page career summary is a shorter, more targeted version of your resume that can be a very effective way of immediately grabbing a hiring manager’s attention. Providing a snapshot of your key achievements, strengths, competencies, experience and qualifications, it is particularly relevant for senior executives with many accomplishments and years of professional experience. A…

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How to give a great job interview presentation

Have you ever been asked to make a presentation to a prospective employer in a job interview? If so, ensuring your content is engaging, relevant and delivered to a professional standard is crucial – but also difficult and nerve-wracking. It can also make the difference between a job offer and rejection. To help you get…

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5 resources to help manage your career journey

Staying on top of your career doesn’t need to be a chore. You also don’t need to wait until you’re made redundant or in between jobs to keep on track of it. Thanks to technology, there are some excellent tools at your fingertips that will make it easier for you to progress your career while…

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plan your next career move

How to plan your next career move in 6 easy steps When was the last time you were really excited about your job? If you can’t remember, maybe it’s time to stop and rethink your career. Often, we end up in jobs and career paths because opportunities present themselves and it seemed like the right…

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Changing careers

The 7 most important questions to ask yourself before a career change ‘Act in haste, repent at leisure’, as the saying goes – and for career changers, this could not be truer. A complete career change is a major undertaking involving large amounts of time, effort and commitment – and because we spend so much…

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Redundancy

If you’re in a job function, organisation or industry that is undergoing rapid transformation or disruption, you’ll know that some roles are quickly becoming outdated and even redundant. For some job functions, the writing is on the wall – whether it’s production-line manufacturing jobs that are being automated, print publishing sub-editors who are no longer…

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Five things to consider before quitting

Are you feeling underpaid and undervalued at work? You are not alone. The latest Hudson research1 has found that 30.82% of employees surveyed in Australia felt that they were underpaid, a decrease from 36.22% who felt underpaid in 2018. Furthermore, 50.78% of the respondents received no pay increase in the last year and it wasn’t…

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