Recent Posts by Roland Coombes

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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How to Network Like a Pro

Finding a job in this economy can be tough. With unemployment still lingering at an incredibly high number, it can feel like getting the job you want is more out of reach than ever. You have options, however, and one great way to find and land a good job is through networking. Networking can get…
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The Need for Qualifications

Landing a job and getting ahead in your career have a lot to do with the professional qualifications that you have. Without strong skills you will be left in the dust by other, more qualified candidates. During slower economic times when there is far more competition for every available job, you need a good way…
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Banker loses job over contract dispute

This is an incredible story about a banker, a £580,000 ($880,000) salary, a missing decimal point and how you can’t always fool the system. JPMorgan Chase makes the news as a trader signed a contract that was for the wrong amount of his salary. The salary should have been £58,000 not $580,000. Now the trader…
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Resume Writers Advice – Hosting the Christmas Party

December is the time for entertaining, and none more so for the employee, employer and client. If you are currently involved in planning an event, there are a number of important points you can follow, thus reducing the risk to all those who attend: * Advise all staff in attendance of company culture and unacceptable…
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