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.
How employable are you? Have you just graduated from high school or university? And you’re thinking, “I don’t have much of a work history.” You may be asking yourself, “How employable am I?” Or you may have had a long career, and you’re thinking, “I’ve got the skills and experience to get the job!” But […]
These days, a job posting can receive hundreds (if not thousands) of applications for a single position. To help them sort through the sometimes overwhelming number of resumes they receive, both employers and hiring companies are using automated software to trim down the list of applicants.
There are many other ways to discriminate against people. Often, it is an unconscious bias that a lot of us have, especially hiring managers. They have this picture in their head of the perfect person for the job. So, what can you do to minimise discrimination?
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 come […]
Do I really need a cover letter? Have you spent hours and hours preparing your resume for that job you really want? And the closing date is coming down on you, and you’re thinking, “Do I really need to include a cover letter? You know, they don’t read it, do they? Am I wasting my […]
Why do some entry-level positions ask for 2 to 5 years experience? What’s the deal? So, the first thing. What’s the deal? Why is this being put on job listings? Well, a lot of job listings are like wish lists. They’re everything the employer wants but not expecting. Two years may also be designed to […]
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 […]
Video Transcript: Hi, my name is Kathryn Burke, and I’m coming to you from Resumes For Results in Australia. I hope you’ve had a lovely day. It’s been beautiful up here on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. Beautiful weather. Sunny, warm, perfect! Today I want to talk to you about your job applications. I get feedback from […]
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 […]