Resumes & Cover Letters

Make your unrelated work experience rock not kill your job search

    Getting your first job ain’t easy. Ever seen these job descriptions before? Requirements Entry level administrative role 1. Minimum industry experience: 2 years in a similar role. 2. Must have XXX system knowledge. Certificate in XXX admin level. Or Internship accounting role Minimum 2 years in a related field. …. Most resumes for millennials and younger generations look like a mash-... »

6 Strategies to Ignite Your Job Search

6 Strategies to Ignite Your Job Search

    So sending fifty resumes doesn’t seem to be working, week after week, month after month. Sometimes you need to broaden your scope and try out different approaches. Your job search needs all the chances it can get, right? Here are six strategies to use to build momentum in your job search.   Focus fire companies For starters, choose 20 to 30 companies you want to work at. It’s gr... »

6 Steps to Dominate Your Job Search for First-Timers

6 Steps to Dominate Your Job Search for First-Timers

Do you ever feel like you aren’t getting the results you want in your job hunt? You have a LinkedIn profile, and well-polished resumes and cover letters.   Often, recent graduates and those still studying fail to realise that searching for a job is a whole new area of study. It is not some last-minute assignment that you can cram in one day but is quite a laborious process. It’s more co... »

The Ultimate Guide for Winner Cover Letters

The Ultimate Guide for Winner Cover Letters

Ever feel lost when trying to write a cover letter? Every time you send one off, you feel that you could have done something differently. You may have mastered the art of writing a resume, but cover letters are an entirely different beast.   Are CVs Still Relevant? Everything is online, so cover letters aren’t worth your time? Yes, and no. Your online profiles are the go-to source today, wher... »

Professional Resume: The Art and Science of Being Remembered by Employers

Professional Resume: The Art and Science of Being Remembered by Employers

Do you use resumes to your advantage? Are you using resumes to be memorable, and get interviews?   Ages ago, resumes were long and had no real layout. Today, resumes are seen as important, at least in providing employers with cursory information to form an opinion. The candidates that reap rewards are those that constantly stay relevant in regards to the breakthroughs and practices in their f... »