Category Archives: Job Search Tips & Hints

Quick Tips for Job Searching

  With the market now in full swing, what can you do to improve your chances of getting noticed and to improve your strike rate? The following are 'quick tips' that you can use an adopt as part of your job search strategy.   [spacer] Be selective - don't try to apply for everything. Recruiters are…
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Industry Watch

Recent findings have shown that more than half of Australia’s employment is concentrated across five industries – retail, property and business services, manufacturing, construction, and health. With expectation that this group of industries are expected to require the majority of employees by 2015/16. When planning your next career move, it would be wise to consider…
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International Market News: UK employment rates

Unemployment rises sharply in the UK to 7.9%, from 7.8% (38,000 from previous quater – measured from May 2011 to Jul 2011) with a record 1.26 million people working part-time or in a temporary job because they are having difficulty securing a full time role. Women in the workforce: Within the 38,000 increase, 21,000 were…
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LinkedIn as a Job Search Tool

Social media has become increasingly popular over the years and one great social media site for professionals is LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a professional networking site that enables you to see what jobs a person has held and what their current position is in. It is sort of like looking at someone’s resume on the web.…
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Facebook as a Job Search Tool

The explosion of social media has led to all new methods of communicating with people. You can find people you have not spoken to in ages, post comments to friends who live across the world and even get up to the minute news on companies you are interested in. Facebook has become a popular obsession…
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