Category: Resumes

Category: Coaching

Applied for 100’s of jobs and not one interview?

What am I doing wrong? There could be a number of reasons why you are not even getting a chance to prove yourself in a phone interview let alone formal...

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Category: Resumes

5 tips to get your resume noticed

As employer expectations and market standards and constantly changing, it can be a challenge to get your resume noticed by employers. Showcasing your relevant skills and achievements in an effective...

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Category: Resumes

Why should you always keep your resume updated?

A resume is such an important document – it is essentially a piece of paper that outlines, in black and white, your whole career trajectory. It talks to your professional...

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Category: Coaching

Getting prepared to return to the workforce

Returning to work after parental leave can be daunting, but a little bit of preparation can ensure the process is less stressful. We’ve outlined some of the steps you’ll need to take to give yourself more confidence in your return to the workforce.  Ensure...

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Category: Resumes

‘But I’m just a mum!’ – Tackling transferable skills and your resume

Those five dreaded words – ‘But I’m just a mum!’ Time and time again in my career as a resume writer and recruitment professional, I have come across mums who...

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Category: Resumes

5 tips to a successful job search

In my recent research on the latest career trends I came across an excellent article on Forbes.com and decided to share with you some of the tips that is relevant...

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Category: Job Search

Is a resume writing service worth the investment?

Are you considering approaching a resume writer but unsure if it is worth the investment? In this article I have outlined the advantages of using a resume writing service to...

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Category: Job Search

13 ways to make the most of your LinkedIn profile

Your LinkedIn profile is an extension of your resume and the place where you can really ‘sell’ your personal brand, so it’s important to keep it up to date and relevant. Employers and...

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Category: Job Search

How poor attention to detail can cost you your dream job

Many job descriptions you read today will include attention to detail as a key selection criteria point or favoured quality important in an employee. Attention to detail relates to a thoroughness...

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Category: Media

The worst (very common) mistakes you’re making on your resume

The Cusp asked a handful of recruiters (including JustMums) what they considered to be the most cringe-worthy and careless mistakes they have seen on resumes. You can read the full...

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Category: Coaching

I WANT A JOB! – putting method into your job search

Have you recently made the decision to return to the workforce or that you really need a change from your current position? Well congratulations, this can be a hard step....

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Category: Resumes

3 Things You Must & Must Not Include on Your Resume

In a competitive job market and with recruiters commonly inundated with applications to trawl through you must present yourself in the best possible way by submitting a killer resume from...

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Category: Media

Mums Advised to Lie on Resumes (Herald Sun)

Our job as a mother is the most important one in the world and one to be proud of. For Mums to be advised to conceal their maternity leave or...

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Category: Discrimination

Mums returning to work told to exclude maternity leave from CVs (Leader)

"Ms Perkins said it was incredibly disappointing to hear discrimination against mothers was so common they were being advised to hide that part of their lives from potential employers" The...

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