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How to apply for a job in Australia from overseas

I am always excited when I hear that people are planning their job search BEFORE they arrive in Australia. This is one of the most critical steps to early job hunting success. Read more >>

Published in Work in Australia by Sue Ellson

Answering job interview questions in Australia if you are a newcomer, migrant or expatriate

What is said and what is heard in a job interview may be worlds apart, particularly for newcomers trying to find a new job in a new country. Read more >>

Published in Work in Australia by Sue Ellson

Dressing for success – Does the color of your clothing really make a difference?

The colors you decide to wear in an interview can actually make a difference. In the competitive world we live in you need to ensure that you take every advantage you possibly can. Read more >>

Published in Interview Tips by Gavin Redelman

Instant Resume Killers

Making mistakes can get your resume tossed in just a matter of seconds. When an employer is faced with a high number of applications, he or she will try to narrow this list down quickly. Read more >>

Published in CVs & Resumes by Gavin Redelman

Career Advisor Profile – Dale Simpson

"Keep your curiosity alive, ask questions, seek information and get advice from people." Read more >>

Published in Practitioner Profiles

Understanding the hidden meanings in Australian Job Advertisements

Finding work in Australia can be a complex task if you are not aware of the meaning of certain phrases used in job advertisements. When it comes to looking for your next job you need to be able to interpret what is being implied. Read more >>

Published in Work in Australia by Sue Ellson

Career Advisor Profile – Katie Roberts

Think about what's most important to you in a job. If your values are not aligned to your job, it's time to consider a career change. Read more >>

Published in Practitioner Profiles

Resumes and Curriculum Vitaes – Australian tips and suggestions

This article discuss some of the options and choices you have for creating a successful resume for your job hunting inAustralia. Read more >>

Published in Work in Australia by Sue Ellson

I can’t get a job interview!

Your resume is your selling tool. In the current job market you need to go the extra length to get an interview. Find out about the 15 reasons why you may be missing out on getting that interview. Read more >>

Published in CVs & Resumes by Gavin Redelman

What makes a good resume?

With any resume, there is no set rules or guidelines to follow. This article covers key questions such as whether there is a certain way to write a resume and the importance of cover letters. Read more >>

Published in CVs & Resumes by Gavin Redelman

On Arrival – What do I need to do now that I am in a new location?

This article provides excellent tips on what you need to do once you have arrived in Australia, by covering the resources you must have ready, how you can start doing networking immediately and what you need to learn about your new country. Read more >>

Published in Work in Australia by Sue Ellson

Top 10 Resume Mistakes

My philosophy is simple: Stick to the facts. If in doubt, leave it out! Read more >>

Published in CVs & Resumes by Gavin Redelman

Pre-Departure – What do I need to do before I leave my old location?

Before you leave for your new location in Australia, there are five important steps you can take to assist you with working abroad. Read more >>

Published in Work in Australia by Sue Ellson

Career Advisor Profile – Christine Holland

"Understand what you have to offer and identify the opportunities that match your skills set." Read more >>

Published in Practitioner Profiles

Ten Things Recruiters Hate about your CV

Every day recruiters are receiving hundreds of CV’s and resumes from job applicants. Though there is no perfect recipe, here are ten things that recruiters hate about your CV. Read more >>

Published in CVs & Resumes by Charles van Heerden

How the world of work is changing

The world of working is changing constantly, with new careers and interesting opportunities becoming available. We are experiencing big trends and research indicates three important things we want as part of a better job. Read more >>

Published in Job Search by Charles van Heerden

Why Reference Checks are important

Most reference checks are the outcome of a telephone conversation by a recruiter, usually after interviews have been completed. This update provides three ways to maximise your opportunities. Read more >>

Published in Job Search by Charles van Heerden

Interview Tips – The five things you need to take with you to the interview

Every interview requires good preparation. The more prepared you are, the more confident and relaxed will you be. This update covers the five things you need to take to any job interview. Read more >>

Published in Interview Tips by Charles van Heerden

When is the best time to call the recruiter?

Part of job search includes connecting with recruiters to discuss a specific role or to arrange a meeting. Recruiters spend most of their day interviewing applicants, so it is often difficult to get hold of them. So when is the best time to call them? Read more >>

Published in Job Search by Charles van Heerden

Interview Tips: How to close the interview and get on the shortlist?

The goal of any initial interview is to be included on the shortlist, as recruiting managers usually interview a long list of applicants. This article provides valuable information to help you to close the interview off in a strong and conclusive way. Read more >>

Published in Interview Tips by Charles van Heerden

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