What Recruiters Really See on your LinkedIn Profile

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

LinkedIn is the largest social network dedicated entirely to business relations and it can easily help you land the job of your dreams. A recent study performed by The Ladders shows exactly what parts of your LinkedIn profile recruiters actually look into and also reveals that the average time spent looking at individual resumes is... Read more »

What To Do When You Have Bad References

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

You may have a well-written, professional resume and managed to impress the recruiter during the interview, but what do you do if you have bad references? What your references say about you is often the deciding factor in whether or not you’ll be offered the position. It’s beneficial to have at least three references available,... Read more »

Why You Should Have a Personal Landing Page

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

When you are looking for a product or service you automatically go to the internet and do a Google search. From there you find relevant websites and start looking through them to decide which website has the products or services that meet your needs. The things that will help you make that decision are a... Read more »

So, What Is Your Greatest Weakness?

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

It’s the question we all dread in an interview. How do you tell a prospective employer what your greatest weakness is when you have no idea what it is they really want to achieve by finding out the answer? This is one of those questions that has been used for many years but no real... Read more »

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How to Handle Those Strange Interview Questions

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

You may have heard stories of strange interview questions being thrown at people during their interviews, but how do you respond when it happens to you? Everything might be going along nicely, you feel confident, and then this happens… What do you think of garden gnomes? Perhaps you misheard the interviewer. You ask them to... Read more »

So You Think A Professional Doesn’t Need An Online Profile?

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

With a great range of business and business owners online, there is a noticeable gap where professionals such as accountants, lawyers, doctors and others could, and should be. For people in these professions, there is a missed opportunity for business, particularly new, quality clients, as well as missed opportunities, like attending or even speaking at... Read more »

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Tradies, Are You Online?

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

With the world turning their attention to the internet for entertainment, information, and to find what it is they’re looking for, there is a noticeable and gaping hole where the profiles of tradespeople could – and should – be. It may be that tradies are just very busy and don’t have the time to spend... Read more »