How far back should you present your employment history on a resume? By Matthew Coppola


Many who ask this question are faced by either having had a number of jobs with multiple employers throughout their career, or they have 15 – 20 years plus experience and they need to present this on their resume. But when they do, their CV spills on to 5 or more pages and it becomes farContinue reading “How far back should you present your employment history on a resume? By Matthew Coppola”

Demonstrated IT Skills and Knowledge | Answering the Key Selection Criteria, by Matthew Coppola


Article by Matthew Coppola, Client Centric  Mention this article for a $AU10.00 discount off any package purchased by Client Centric Executive Employment Solutions – visit http://www.clientcentric.com.au/individual-pricing A common criteria question/statement for a position is that relating to your IT skills, knowledge and experience. It be may be general, for example about your knowledge of MS OfficeContinue reading “Demonstrated IT Skills and Knowledge | Answering the Key Selection Criteria, by Matthew Coppola”

How detailed should your resume be? By Matthew Coppola


Put yourself in the hiring manager’s shoes. Remember that when they advertise a position, you can pretty much guarantee more than 100 resumes will come flying through their inbox. Some good, some not so good. There will be a large portion of people applying for the job who are either not qualified for the position, areContinue reading “How detailed should your resume be? By Matthew Coppola”

What are the reasons behind an employer saying no to my application? By Matthew Coppola


It happens all the time. We apply for a job or a number of jobs, only to receive an email from the prospective employer saying that our application was successful. Or we attended an interview or a number of interviews only to be called up and told that we were unsuccessful. Does this sound familiar? HaveContinue reading “What are the reasons behind an employer saying no to my application? By Matthew Coppola”