Preparing to enter into a challenging job market in Melbourne.


Melbourne’s job market is definitely challenging without any question. You may be asking yourself what you can do to prepare to enter such a challenging workforce or make a career change in this kind of job market.

Look at what jobs are available now and will be available in the future. This will help you to understand the market and what roles you are wanting to apply for better. A great article to read on having your resume stand out is What makes a good resume stand out?

So, the first step you need to take is getting your resume in order. A great idea is to have more than one CV that is tailored for different roles, this will help keep your options open and increase your chances. You can write a CV and cover letter yourself. Or seek assistance from a professional resume and cover letter writer based in Melbourne, who will create for you job application documents that work to highlight the best that you have to offer a prospective employer.

When job hunting for those suitable positions, you may find some roles require selection criteria to be addressed. Please do not overlook them! The application process for most Government roles includes selection criteria. You can address them yourself, or seek assistance from the Melbourne selection criteria writers at Client Centric Executive Employment Solutions. This Australian business has the expertise to write winning responses to any criterion, in any industry.

Reaching to the interview stage is challenging but definitely worth fighting to achieve. When you’re in that interview sitting in front of the employer, you know they liked your application and have a high chance of securing the job, so this makes it so essential to get it right. An option you could do is enhance your interview technique by receiving interview coaching by an experienced coach in Melbourne, who will guide and teach you to build up confidence. Client Centric Executive Employment Solutions offer this service, and from client reviews are very good at doing so.

Getting a job can take time, so never give up, stay in control and keep focused. A good article to read on what to do after the interview is What should you do if you don’t hear back from an employer after the interview?

Published by Matthew Coppola - Career Coach, Employment Specialist and Professional CV Writer

Holding a graduate degree in Commerce, majoring in Economics at Curtin University, as well as a post graduate certificate in Career Education and Development at RMIT University, Matthew brings with him many years of experience working in the fields of business development, marketing, soft-skills training and employment services industry. He has gained significant exposure in working with employers in sourcing staff as well as assisting jobseekers in promoting and marketing themselves to employers and securing sustainable employment outcomes. He is currently working in Disability Employment Services where he assists clients with mental health disabilities in finding and keeping satisfying and gainful employment and helping them overcome and work around barriers to employment. He has helped many job seekers secure employment by training and coaching them in the art of being interviewed and giving the interviewer a positive and lasting impression. He knows how to sell and market a job seeker to an employer and he imparts this knowledge to his clients in helping them sell and market themselves in an interview. Matthew regularly writes new articles on a variety of employment related topics and posts these to his personal website blog matthewcoppola.com

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