What is the purpose of your resume? Is it to get you a job? Well, not really. Your resume can only get you an interview, a foot in the door, so to speak.
Nobody is going to believe you want the job unless you believe it!! How do you make a great first impression when someone says, “Tell me about yourself?” Do you have a good answer for this? Do you go into autopilot and start right at the beginning of your career all the way to today? […]
https://youtu.be/McOTfQyW80w Video Transcript: My daunting experience! How are you today? I want to share an experience I had today that I found very, very daunting. It’s not something that I have done very often but I had a photo shoot. I’d been looking at my online profile and thinking… “Oh, that is so old, I […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywsXYGiqkY0 Are you ready for when your ideal job or promotion gets listed? Or do you leave it to the last minute? I’m Kathryn Burke, and I have the privilege of leading a fabulous team of Career Consultants across Australia under the banner of Résumés for Results. We often come across this issue when clients […]
Establishing good rapport or making a connection is vitally important during a job interview and it may make the difference between getting an offer or not.
Video interviewing is becoming a popular tool for recruitment. So, if you’ve been shortlisted and told you will be interviewed via video you need to know how to prepare yourself!
Sometimes, candidates forget that the questions they ask are just as important as the answers they give during an interview. Many candidates don’t have any questions at all which is hard to understand when they are being interviewed for a 40+ hour a week job which will have an enormous impact on their day-to-day quality of life.
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 […]
For a lot of people, interviews can be quite challenging. We worry about the outcome, we worry about what they will think of us, we worry about whether we will answer the questions correctly. Instead of worrying about things you can’t change, why not start polishing up a skill that will help you get better results in an interview or other interpersonal situation? Yes, it’s the skill of reading body language.
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?”