Sonja Breddels - Resume Writer - Wollongong & South Coast

How to keep your resume on target

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 by: Sonja Breddels

The days of typing up a resume and using it over and over again are well and truly gone. The job market at every level is becoming more and more competitive. Presenting yourself in the best light possible is crucial to the success of getting to interview stage. When there are dozens, if not hundreds,... Read more »

Sonja Breddels - Resume Writer - Wollongong & South Coast

What to ask when called in for an interview

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 by: Sonja Breddels

A job interview used to be a one way conversation. The potential employer called you in on their terms, at their convenience, and in their chosen location, and it felt more like an interrogation than a discussion. Very little information was provided other than the time and address of the interview. Well, maybe it wasn’t... Read more »

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The Top 5 Skills in Demand in the Job Market

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 by: Anne-Marie Kane

Technology is constantly changing. With each new advance, the skillset required to perform the duties of a specific job change as well, so it’s important for job seekers to keep their skills up-to-date. Doing so will help current and future employers to view you as a valuable asset that they wish to acquire and keep.... Read more »

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How to Learn More About a Prospective Employer

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 by: John Fitzgerald

When searching for a job, an area of preparation that is often overlooked is the need to conduct research into the company offering the position. Ideally, you will conduct some research even before you fill out an application or make the first contact. Research allows you to identify the company’s needs and then tailor your... Read more »

Sonja Breddels - Resume Writer - Wollongong & South Coast

Make the Most of your LinkedIn Headline

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 by: Sonja Breddels

Just like a newspaper headline, a catchy LinkedIn headline is important to attract interested parties especially when you are in the market for a job or a career change. Funnily enough, most LinkedIn users don’t actually seem to realise that the headline can be changed, as it automatically reverts to your current job title and... Read more »

Anne-Marie - Resume Writer - Darwin, Australia

Work Experience Isn’t Just for Kids

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

One thing that interviewers never fail to notice on a resume is previous relevant experience. While many skills can be made applicable to a range of positions, if you can demonstrate inside knowledge of how the job in question is actually done, you can be on a fast track to being hired. A straightforward way... Read more »

Sonja Breddels - Resume Writer - Wollongong & South Coast

How to Enter the Hidden Job Market

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 by: Sonja Breddels

A common mistake that job seekers make is confining their job search to listings found on corporate websites or at employment agencies. While you can still submit a resume or application to these openings, you should be aware that sometimes the best employment opportunities may be hidden from the view of the general public. This... Read more »

Anne-Marie - Resume Writer - Darwin, Australia

Stop making these common job application mistakes!

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 by: Anne-Marie Kane

In my years of experience, I’ve seen all sorts of job applications cross my desk, and not all of them are good. In fact, many of them are not showcasing the applicant at all. Here’s a quick summary of 5 of the most annoying and harmful mistakes you might be making with your job applications,... Read more »

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3 Reasons to Invest in a Professionally Written Resume

Friday, June 19th, 2015 by: John Fitzgerald

When it comes to job seeking there are a variety of reasons why you may or may not secure an interview.  Whether the reason is that the number of applicants far outweighs the job availability in your area or that the quality of applicants is of a particularly high standard at that particular time, the... Read more »

Sonja Breddels - Resume Writer - Wollongong & South Coast

Are you aiming for the wrong jobs?

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 by: Sonja Breddels

Money makes the world go around, and when it comes to being a success, a high salary is the most important thing. Or is it?  Could there be more to your career success than money? Landing that job might make you the highest earner in your family or social group. If this is your main... Read more »