Archives November 2015 - The Career Scoop

Humanising Personal Branding: Promote ‘You’ to Fast Track Your Career

‘CPA or similar qualifications a must.’ Education is a requirement for jobs, and for career progression. Yes, getting new qualifications are good strategies to market yourself. That’s not the whole picture. What many millennials don’t do is branch out.   Let’s switch it around and look at it from another view: what skills are growing, and increasing in importance? Personal branding is a growi... »

These Behaviours and Revelations Will Destroy Your Career (Part 3)

Silent Nodder (Continued) Being humble and asking questions is the sure fire way of impressing your manager. You are projecting: Your humble acceptance of not knowing what is what in your new role. A willingness to be proactive, to take learning into your own hands.This proactive approach is what employers and managers are looking for in new employees. Professionals that don’t take responsibility ... »

Beat Medical Director Shaun Shares the Future of Job Searching

Beat Medical Director Shaun Shares the Future of Job Searching

People want to get ahead in their lives, and find jobs that lead them to greater things. But often, that first job isn’t as easy, or alluring as you’d expect. How do you navigate searching for a job? And what is the now, and future of searching for a job?   Simple. Ask successful professionals. And I’ve asked a recruitment director, that is in the know of what works, and doe... »

These Behaviours and Revelations Will Destroy Your Career (Part 2)

These Behaviours and Revelations Will Destroy Your Career (Part 2)

Talking About Sexual Escapades You might be an Adonis God or shy innocent in the bedroom. Guess what? No one needs to know. Many may leer and gossip with you, but it’s something that is inappropriate in the workplace. Most people are downright uncomfortable in the workplace with any mention of sex-related topics. As I said before in the first section, most people divide their working and private l... »

Forsythes HR’s Emily Bowen Career Advice for Millennials

Forsythes HR’s Emily Bowen Career Advice for Millennials

What is the best source for tips and advice, for your career and job search? How about listening to recruiters?   Recruiters are in the business of helping people find jobs, and careers.  Emily Bowen is the HR projects manager from Forsythes HR, and below is her bio.     Working alongside highly experienced and forward thinking professionals in the human resources industry, I have r... »

Old School Career Insight from Daryl Daniels

Old School Career Insight from Daryl Daniels

Changes jump on people, and on industries. Are you aware of changes in recruitment? How about the unchanging truths in your job search and career prospects?   For those still wondering, its simple really. Ask a seasoned recruiter. Daryl Daniels from Daniels Recruitment shares his insight, hard won over decades. Below is Daryl’s bio.     I am Daryl Daniels, the Director of Dani... »

The Future of Recruitment Featuring Ben Ashman

The Future of Recruitment Featuring Ben Ashman

What do recruitment executives think about recruitment? What do they think about millennials?   Interested? Then this is for you. I had the pleasure of talking to the founder of Recruitment Hive, Ben Ashman. Below is his LinkedIn bio.   Ben has a long and successful track record within the Canberra region recruitment industry. Having begun his career in recruitment in 1998 Ben has obtain... »

Recruitment Through the Eyes of Kieralee

Recruitment Through the Eyes of Kieralee

We all go through various sites to try and find job search tips.   But instead, how about asking an expert recruiter directly?     Kieralee Harvey is an experienced recruiter, and current managing director of Harvey Recruitment based in the Hunter Valley. Specializing in mining, her experiences include Centennial Coal, Xstrata Coal and of course Harvey Recruitment.   Below is K... »

Ultimate LinkedIn Guide for Profiles that Grab Job Opportunities (Part 3)

Ultimate LinkedIn Guide for Profiles that Grab Job Opportunities (Part 3)

Below is part 3 of Ultimate LinkedIn Guide for Profiles that Grab Job Opportunities.   Another critical area that will impact a job hunter’s profile is your connections. Yes, relationships do matter.   Connections are like Facebook Friends Ever wonder what it would be like, having a Facebook account without a single friend? It defeats the purpose of having a Facebook profile. LinkedIn is... »

How to Change Social Media from Hindrance to Creating Job Offers

How to Change Social Media from Hindrance to Creating Job Offers

    (Source) Do you use social media in your job hunt? Are you making sure social media isn’t a hindrance to your job chances?   For those learning how to use social media, and for those looking for a new job, social media counts, in two ways. One, it is invariably now a part of how we communicate. Two, it is easy to access, and now seen as important in the candidate selection proce... »

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