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What are the benefits and challenges of being on a Working Holidays Visa?

    Year after year an increasing amount of working holiday visa holders are coming to Australia to live the dream down under! I hate to break the news but realistically the dream does not become a reality until you can secure employment. Sydney is an expensive place to live with accommodation at an all-time […]

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Reasons You Are Not Getting the Job

One of the toughest things about job searching is when you don’t get a job. It’s always demoralising and disturbing when you don’t know the exact reason of why is it not working out for you. Despite the fact you have a great CV, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and on top of everything you […]

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A ‘CV’ or a ‘Resume’ – What do they really want?

For many years the recruitment industry specifically requested a resume to be submitted when applying for a position. The trend has started to change and depending on the agency, the recruiter or the individual writing the advert, you will be asking for a resume or CV. This is where the confusion starts. So what are […]

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How to Answer Those “Difficult” Questions

The fastest way to make a good interview go bad is to avoid questions posed by the interviewer. The one question candidates love to avoid is, “What is your greatest weakness?” Most candidates are quick to respond with superficial answers such as “I’m a workaholic” or “I’m a perfectionist.” Not only are those responses boring, […]

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Your Resume is an Essential Marketing Tool – Recruitment Extra

Many experienced Australian company executives commit basic blunders when submitting their resumes for a job application, according to John Mills, Director of Executive Search and Selection at Vincents Chartered Accountants. Mills said applicants for executive positions were often guilty of providing inadequate details in their resumes and making simple grammatical mistakes and spelling errors. “Many […]

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