What really are employers looking for in a suitable job candidate?


The problem most employers find when looking for a suitable candidate is that they do not meet the requirements of both the position and the employer. Both are different and this is something that must be understood. When we submit our resume and covering letter for a job, we not only need to address theContinue reading “What really are employers looking for in a suitable job candidate?”

Benefits of tailoring your covering letter to the position description


As important as it is to have a tailored and well structured CV that accurately markets your skills and experience, it is also vital to personalise the covering letter to the requirements of the position description. You can imagine just how many applications come through to employers and how many applicants send through just their resume withContinue reading “Benefits of tailoring your covering letter to the position description”

How important is a well written CV in the process of applying for jobs?


When a warrior would go out into battle, the most important item that they would bring was their sword. A sharp sword that was long and capable of proving useful on the battlefield. The same goes for when applying for jobs. The two most important tools that you have in applying for jobs is your CVContinue reading “How important is a well written CV in the process of applying for jobs?”

The question in an interview “What pay rate are you looking for?”


You’re all excited about an up and coming interview lined up for you. The day comes, you put on your best clothes and head off for the job interview. During the interview, they may ask you what pay rate you are looking for. This is not something that you haven’t thought about. It’s serious andContinue reading “The question in an interview “What pay rate are you looking for?””

What is the hidden job market and is it out of reach?


Matthew explains the hidden job market and ways you can find potential jobs from networking and approaching business directly in your field.