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.
Using Online Resume Makers If you’re reading this article, then I assume you are in the process of creating or updating your resume. You could write it yourself or you could turn to an online resume maker or a professional resume writer. My advice (and, yes, I am biased) is make sure you know how […]
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 […]
Are you going through a career setback? Lost your job or made redundant? Career setbacks can come in many different forms. Maybe you didn’t get the promotion you were so excited about, or you missed out on the project you put so much work into. Have you been made redundant? If it hasn’t happened to […]
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 […]
Most people believe they only need one resume that they can use for every job they apply for, but this is not the case. Your resume should be modified to suit the job you are applying for and should be accompanied by a targeted cover letter. Here are three essential elements needed to optimising your […]
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, of applicants for each position, the resumes of those that make it to interview stage are the ones that stand out from the crowd.
These days, a single 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.