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 far …

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 Office …

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, are …

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? Have …