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Read about the latest tips and trends that will help you secure the perfect job.

Advice on how to successfully manage work and personal life.

Work-life balance is a concept that we hear almost daily. It means different things to different people, with the common conversation based on achieving the infamous ‘balance’. 

But is work-life balance really achievable? 

Position your application for success with a well-written and tailored resume!

Whether you have just graduated or if you are looking to expand your career opportunities, before commencing your job search, it is important you have an up-to-date and high quality resume.

Your resume is the first point of contact for a potential employer. The first impression can influence your success at securing an interview and potentially a new job.

Before writing your resume, ask yourself the following questions:

  • Are you beating your targets and exceeding your manager’s expectations?
  • Do you go above and beyond your responsibilities and contribute substantial additional value to the company?

Do you know how to effectively communicate your value to confidently discuss a pay increase with your manager? 

Do you want to make a strong first impression to help you land your dream job?

Did you know that it only takes seven seconds to make a first impression! 

This may sound tough but it’s true. Like it or not, over the years we have been conditioned to unconsciously judge others. This is why when you are meeting for a face-to-face interview with a recruiter or potential employer you should be adequately prepared to take advantage of those seven seconds and position yourself for success and secure a role. 

  • Have you profiled your perfect candidates?
  • Are they hard to reach or in demand by your competitors?
  • Do candidates seek you out, or do you need to work hard to attract talent?

You may wish to consider updating your employer brand and value proposition.​

Finding your feet in the current job market can be challenging, however temporary work can provide immediate employment and provide opportunities for the future. Here are three reasons how a temporary role can help build your career and provide great growth opportunities.

Performance reviews are an essential part of career growth and development. Prior preparation is the best way for you to get the most benefit from your performance review, and ensure you put your best foot forward, towards a successful future. The following are three easy steps you can take to properly prepare for your review.

How to get the most out of school holidays  

When it comes to planning for your children on school holidays, you can experience mixed emotions. You may be excited that you have the opportunity to spend more quality time with your children, or slightly anxious about organising activities while you are at work. 

School holidays can become challenging when you receive 4 weeks of annual leave per year, and there are 12 weeks of school holidays per year – between yourself and your partner, it is not enough.

The changing face of recruitment 

Print media has been declining for more than 10 years, and many would argue that the industry is dead. The traditional print media revenue drivers such as classifieds, real estate, motor vehicles and recruitment have now all but migrated online with dedicated general and specialist websites.

 Against this rapidly changing media landscape, it is surprising that, according to Changeboard, 36.3% of recruiters continue to publish advertisements in print media, while only 4% of candidates use print media when searching for roles. 

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