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There is still no silver bullet for the COVID-19 pandemic and the disruption it has brought upon the world affecting millions of people. One big challenge these days is empowering jobseekers, many of whom lost their jobs due to the economic impacts of the pandemic. Nowadays, there are more jobseekers than there are job opportunities. […]

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Here’s how to tailor your resume and make it stand out!

    Tailoring your CV is about highlighting the parts of your resume that best fit the job description. It is important to target your CV to a particular role to stand out from the competitive market. Employers want to see how your skills and experience match the specific role they’ve advertised. Tailoring your CV […]

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How to Use Language in an Interview

“Mastery of language affords one remarkable opportunities.” ― Alexandre Dumas     The words we choose in an interview are important. We only get to say relatively few to tell our entire career story so the ones we select must be worthwhile, impactful and poignant. As Alexandre Dumas alluded too, our choice of words are the […]

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Hear about the Abolition and Replacement of the 457 Visa

On the 18th of April, 2017, the Government announced that the Temporary work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457 visa) will be abolished and replaced with the completely new Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa in March 2018. The TSS visa programme will be comprised of a Short-Term stream of up to two years and a Medium-Term stream […]

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There’s no ‘I’ in team. But there is a ‘me’ and that’s the key

Whenever I hear a manager make a comment that someone is ‘not a team player’ and as a coaching tool, they’ve reminded them that there is no ‘I’ in team, i’m always curious of its effectiveness as a comment.  It’s true, some people are naturally more ‘I’ focused and aren’t as thoughtful of others.  Some […]

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All offices are different – FACT

Many offices nowadays try and cultivate a specific environment. Sometimes this may lead to people dressing in a similar style or communicating in a particular way. Effective discussions are also about the actual mode of communication. Let’s face it; everyone has their own preference on their form of communication – email, telephone or face to […]

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Tips for Applying to a Job Vacancy

It is always hard to know where to start with a professional application when applying for a job. We asked the consultants at Quay Appointments to give their advice on what they look for when candidates apply for their job.  Takeaways – Don’t apply for every position – Make sure your resume has your contact […]

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