A quick guide on what to include in your resume

There are many ways that you can present your resume, and there are several different resume formats you can choose, including chronological, functional and targeted resumes. Regardless of the format of resume that you choose to use, there are a few guidelines that most resumes should follow. Layout and fonts The presentation of your resumeRead More

New Census data shows the fastest growing employment areas

According to new Census data released this month, childcare and aged care workers, chefs and sales assistants were the fastest growing occupations. Careers in decline include clerical and administrative workers, which decreased by 2.3 per cent but are still the second most popular occupation in Australia. The 2016 Census data also showed differences in occupationsRead More

Want to work in hospitality and tourism?

There are a lot of great reasons to work in the tourism and hospitality industry. Roles in the hospitality and tourism industry are extremely diverse, fast-paced and can provide you with a great deal of flexibility in terms of work hours and work times. Hospitality is also one of Australia’s largest employment growth areas, andRead More

Make a great job interview first impression

First impressions matter more than you think.  Most people form an opinion of you in the first few seconds after you meet, and the impression you leave can greatly influence whether or not you get the job. Here are a few tips to help you make a great first impression. Arrive to the interview atRead More

Why you should research skills in demand areas

If you’re looking for a job, it can be extremely useful to find out about ‘skills in demand’. Employers sometimes find it difficult to find people with the right skills to do a particular job.  When not enough people have the skills to do a particular job, this is called a ‘skills in demand’ area.Read More

Writing a resume and cover letter

Job hunting is about showing yourself in the best light possible and this involves selling yourself on paper via your resume or ‘CV’ and cover letter. A resume shows an employer the best of what you have to offer. it’s about selling your skills and abilities and demonstrating that you’re the best person for theRead More

How to find a job

There are many ways to find a job and choosing the right places to look can be difficult. Depending on the industry you are applying for, or the role you seek, your job searching techniques can differ. Internet Many jobs are advertised only on the internet these days, as it is quick and easy forRead More

Starting a new job

When starting any new job, it can be both exciting and challenging. It can sometimes be hard to know what is expected of you, or to know if you are performing well. Your employer should make their expectations clear. Be sure to ask questions if you are unsure of anything. Your probation period is generallyRead More

Dressing for success

First impressions count, so it’s important you make a great first impression. One way to make a great first impression is to dress neatly and professionally for your job interview, regardless of the work environment. The way you dress will be different depending on the type of job you are applying for. Dress according toRead More

Interview techniques

Presenting yourself effectively in an interview is crucial to landing a job.  What can you do to prepare yourself? What questions will you be asked and what can you say to convince the interviewer that you are the best person for the job? These are some of the questions you must ask yourself as youRead More