Careers Advice Blog


Significant Candidate Concerns and How to Address Them

According to the latest Labour Force report by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the unemployment rate increased to 6.9% in September 2020 meaning there are nearly a million people jobless. Unemployment itself is just one of the top concerns among candidates today in Australia. Moving forward, millions of candidates fear employment uncertainties. Job Security We can’t blame […]


Multitasking: Does it Work?

Right off the bat, does multitasking make you more productive? It is impossible to come up with a definitive answer to this question. According to a long line of research, multitasking mostly leads to poor results or performances. Yet we continue to see multitasking as a key skill for many job candidates and one that […]


Finding Value in Job Rejection

No matter how resilient and optimistic you are, hearing ‘no’ over and over again when you are on the job hunt is tough. ‘Am I not good enough?’ ‘Is there something wrong with my resume?’ ‘Did I say something wrong during the interview?’ ‘I really thought it would go the distance.’ It will, you just […]


What Type Of Candidate Are You?

Have you ever taken a personality test? I know that after I take one, I’m naturally intrigued by my results and will read everything about what it reveals. I’ve always been really interested in these type of tests and wondered how my personality traits would influence my choice in pursuing a compatible career. Most people […]


Resume Tips To Secure Your Dream Job

  The best piece of advice I’ve ever received regarding a resume is, ‘consider your resume like your passport, it is your pass to getting that job you’re seeking.’ This advice was given to me by Quay Appointments Operations Manager, Philip Divilly. You would want your resume to be a reflection of yourself and to be […]