The Magic of Job Searching

The Magic of Job Searching

4 August 2021 Categories: Career & Jobs   career   clarity   connection   empathy   get a job   job search   job seek   unconscious mind  

I was very privileged to be the guest on a wonderful Podcast. In this video I chat with Darren Saul a recruitment agent I met over 20 years ago while running my IT Consulting Company. Darren specialises in IT recruitment and even though I have not needed his services for many years, we've stayed connected. He has been one of the few recruitment agencies that have been run in a values-driven and people-focussed way. And now that I talk all...[read more]

3 Alternative Ways to Land a New Job (12 May 2021)

3 Alternative Ways to Land a New Job (12 May 2021)

3 August 2021 Categories: Career & Jobs   career   career change   career transition   get a job   job search   job seek   volunteering  

When it’s time to find a new job the first thing you do is search the job ads right? Whether you are looking on job search websites, specific industry websites, recruitment agencies or in newspaper and classifieds employment sections, it’s obvious that this is where you go to find work. But what happens if you can’t find the job you’re looking for?Well, then it’s time to step outside the box and try something a bit different.Believe it or not, searching...[read more]

8 Steps to Build Job Awareness (14 April 2021)

8 Steps to Build Job Awareness (14 April 2021)

3 August 2021 Categories: Career & Jobs   career   clarity   get a job   job search   job seek  

Are you Overlooking Job Opportunities?Whether you are new to the workforce or at a turning point in your career you will need some understanding of the job market – or at least know what it is you’re looking for. This can include knowing what you like and don’t like to do, as well as what jobs offer positions that will fulfil your desires, skills, and knowledge. When you do a search of job advertisements, you also need to know what you’re...[read more]

A Resume Rant

A Resume Rant

3 August 2021 Categories: Career & Jobs   career transition   get a job   job application   resume  

Some hints and tips for writing your resume - how to match your experience to a job in your resume. And how you can show evidence in your resume that you actually do have the skills or experience that is needed for a particular job. Listen here: https://youtu.be/-dpkcdIORA4

A Successful Job Interview – there is a Formula! (31 May 2021)

A Successful Job Interview – there is a Formula! (31 May 2021)

3 August 2021 Categories: Career & Jobs   get a job   interview preparation   interview skills   job interview  

Many individuals find it difficult to answer questions ‘on the spot’ and this can make attending a job interview a nerve-wracking experience. After all, answering questions is what makes up a significant part of an interview or, like the time I went for my first government contract, where just the asking and answering of 5 questions made up the entire interview.While most interview experiences will include some form of conversation and even a bit of rapport building at the start,...[read more]

Getting Clarity in your Next Career Move - do you really need it?

Getting Clarity in your Next Career Move - do you really need it?

3 August 2021 Categories: Career & Jobs   career   career change   career transition   clarity   job search  

Why is getting clarity about what you want to do next in your career important, and how it affects everything you do (or don't do) in the job search process -  job seeking, writing job applications and even the job interview. Listen here: https://youtu.be/k_MD8dYIXq4

Hints & Tips for Writing Selection Criteria

Hints & Tips for Writing Selection Criteria

3 August 2021 Categories: Career & Jobs   connection   cover letter   empathy   get a job   job application   resilience   selection criteria  

A few general hints and tips for writing selection criteria. Thinking differently to do differently (and get better results - land a job interview!). Listen here: https://youtu.be/LHCHvlNljhU

Job Seeking - Work Smarter not Harder

Job Seeking - Work Smarter not Harder

3 August 2021 Categories: Career & Jobs   clarity   cover letter   empathy   get a job   job application   job interview   job seek   resilience   resume   selection criteria  

Think differently to do differently. Work smarter not harder, everything about getting a job can be hard, so find out ways you can make it a bit easier on yourself. https://youtu.be/hrXkt3lt0yQ

The Right Resume (16 June 2021)

The Right Resume (16 June 2021)

3 August 2021 Categories: Career & Jobs   career   career change   career transition   empathy   get a job   job application   resume  

When was the last time you updated your resume? If you’re looking for a new job or career, then its probably time for a new resume, or two.‘What?’I hear your panic, it’s difficult to know how to create one good resume, let alone two or more. But don’t worry, once you’ve come up with a master version you can work back from the job ad you’re interested in and tailor your resume to suit that specific job. That way you’ll...[read more]

3 Top Tips to stay in control of your Job Search (8 March 2021)

3 Top Tips to stay in control of your Job Search (8 March 2021)

1 August 2021 Categories: Career & Jobs   clarity   empathy   get a job   job application   job search   job seek   resume  

Don’t let COVID, Jobkeeper or Jobseeker changes slow you down. COVID 19 has had a significant impact on employment in Australia over the past twelve months.With the Jobkeeper wage subsidy due to expire at the end of March, people are definitely going to lose their jobs – recent Treasury analysis estimates about 100,000 jobs are at risk. This means that we will see increased competition for fewer jobs, and more people will be forced onto the Government’s Jobseeker payment where they...[read more]