Anne-Marie - Resume Writer - Darwin, Australia

Tips for Mature Age Job Seekers

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 by: Anne-Marie Kane

The labour market has been tough for everyone since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC). In a challenging economy, it is hard for anyone to find a job, but it’s especially difficult when you are older. Regardless of your age, or how long you’ve been unemployed, there are steps that you can take to make yourself... Read more »

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What Questions Should You Ask At Interview?

Thursday, May 28th, 2015 by: John Fitzgerald

Sometimes, candidates forget that the questions they ask are just an important as the answers they give during interview. The questions are important for two reasons. Firstly, you find the answers you need to help you decide whether or not this is the company you want to work for. Secondly, the interviewers gain an insight... Read more »

Anne-Marie - Resume Writer - Darwin, Australia

Could your body language be the key to interview confidence?

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 by: Anne-Marie Kane

Does your self-confidence let you down at interview? What would you say if I told you that you could change the way you feel simply by changing your posture? Amy Cuddy is Associate Professor of Business Administration in the Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit at Harvard Business School. She believes that our body language has... Read more »

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What if You Don’t Get the Job?

Thursday, May 14th, 2015 by: Sonja Breddels

Things don’t always work out as we plan, and occasionally, even if the job we go for was “meant to be”, it can go to someone else. When you find yourself in this position there are several approaches you could take. One of the least useful is to send a stormy email demanding to know... Read more »

Anne-Marie - Resume Writer - Darwin, Australia

5 tips on applying for work after baby

Thursday, May 7th, 2015 by: Anne-Marie Kane

Recently I stumbled across an article in the Herald Sun newspaper which had the headline “Mums advised to lie on resumes.”  It opened with this paragraph. “WOMEN returning to work are being advised by recruiters to lie about their maternity leave on their CVs and say they have been travelling or studying in order to... Read more »

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So, What are your Biggest Weaknesses?

Monday, May 4th, 2015 by: John Fitzgerald

Many people give themselves a confidence boosting pep talk before an important job interview, putting all thoughts of inadequacy aside. But what happens when the interviewer suddenly asks you to share your biggest weakness? In panic, a million closeted skeletons could come to mind, but with some preparation, your reaction to this question can be... Read more »

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Dealing with the Redundancy Rollercoaster

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 by: Lisa Laing

So you’ve just been informed that your job has been made redundant. You may be feeling numb, shocked, disbelieving or angry. This emotional rollercoaster after a redundancy is a perfectly normal. After going through my last redundancy, I experienced feelings such as disbelief, anger, frustration and depression.  You would think that as a career counsellor... Read more »

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Interview coaching: Why you need it!

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 by: Sonja Breddels

You never get a second chance to make a first impression, and this is rarely more important than in a job interview.  It’s like a first date between you and your new employer. Whether or not you get a second date, or in this case a job offer, depends how well you perform in your... Read more »

Sonja Breddels - Resume Writer - Wollongong & South Coast

Are Your Referees Supporting You?

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 by: Sonja Breddels

You put a lot of time and effort into finding the right job, preparing a killer resume and polishing your interview skills. Wouldn’t it be sad to go to all that trouble, only to be let down by your referee? Too often references are just regarded as an afterthought – something that will add to... Read more »

Anne-Marie - Resume Writer - Darwin, Australia

Career Coaching: Build Yourself a Career Strategy

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 by: Anne-Marie Kane

Have you worked out a plan to lead you in your chosen career destination or are you putting your trust in luck to get you there? Having a career strategy prepared can help you work towards the job you really want so that you could be the ideal candidate, ready and waiting when the position... Read more »