3 posts tagged with "job search"

Krug Champers v self sufficiency

May 28, 2014

As many of you know, my career involves helping transitioning candidates develop effective job search strategies. Given a solid resume is an essential element, stands to reason I'm often asked by friends if I will help them with their resumes too. Now to be honest, it's kinda the last thing I actually want to be doing in my leisure time...unless your reward involves a crate of Krug Private Cuvée Champers, six nights in the Seychelles, a bevy of gorgeous...wait! No!

Instead, here’s a...

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So you're 'results driven' huh?

August 3, 2014

Trying to fit all that awesomeness into an eye catching, must read, three page resume can be challenging, not to mention finding just the right words to emphasise your brilliance. Agree? 

According to Erin Greenawald (The Muse), when trying to craft a resume that stands out, people often get a little too 'creative' with their word choices, opting for corporate-sounding buzzwords that they think hiring managers want to hear, rather than simply describing their accomplishments.

The message...

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Love to Chat With You

January 19, 2016

You’re now in the market for a new job…a good job, the best job right? Not just a job for the sake of a job but one that’s a good ‘fit’ for you. You’re picking over the papers, seeking on search engines and sending applications with fingers firmly crossed. Go for that advertised job certainly but remember, you’re just one of many vying for the role, your competitors likely boasting the same qualifications and experience as you.

We call this a ‘reactive’ approach to job search, a romp in the...

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