Are Government Jobs Really That Secure?


Most people are drawn to the idea of working in Government. They feel that jobs in the public service sector are cruise, easy to do and once you’re in a Government job, you’re in it for life. But is that so? To a certain degree. Yes, jobs in Government tend to be more ‘secure’ andContinue reading “Are Government Jobs Really That Secure?”

The Telltale Signs You’ve DONE WELL After a Job Interview


ClientCentric, an Australian professional writing agency for job seekers, recently published an interview entitled: “10 Signs You May Have Landed That Job”. In this article, I will be discussing about these excellent signals and why it’s important for job seekers to be positive after their job interview especially if they are nervous. Submitting a professionallyContinue reading “The Telltale Signs You’ve DONE WELL After a Job Interview”

Should You Include a Photo in Your CV?


I suggest refraining from including a photo of yourself in your CV. Unless it’s something that’s requested of you as part of your job application and it’s absolutely essential for the role requirements, then include a photo of yourself. Related article: Should I include a photo of myself in my┬áresume? Some jobs in fashion, modelling,Continue reading “Should You Include a Photo in Your CV?”

How To Address Selection Criteria in a Cover Letter Format


A cover letter is an essential part of any job application. It’s your chance to prove to the employer why you feel that you would be an excellent fit for the role. The team at Client Centric, one of Australia’s best cover letter writing service in Australia, believe that it’s essential every application includes bothContinue reading “How To Address Selection Criteria in a Cover Letter Format”

6 Challenges With Job Hunting: An Employment Consultant’s Viewpoint


This article discusses many of the common challenges that job seekers face today when job searching.

What A De-Militarised CV Is And Why It’s Needed For The Civilian Workplace


This article discusses exactly what a de-militarised CV is and why you need one when applying for a job in the civilian workplace.

How long should each key selection criteria response be? By Matthew Coppola


  Depends. Generally speaking, it is good for a response to be half-a-page long, although it really depends on the criteria question/statement and what is being asked. Some employers will stipulate a word limit for each response. This may range anywhere from 300 words to 1000 words, so it makes sense to adjust the lengthContinue reading “How long should each key selection criteria response be? By Matthew Coppola”

The dilemma “I am looking to move on to a new job, but I just don’t know where to start!” By Matthew Coppola


So, you are not happy working for your current employer and you have decided that now is the time to make and make that change on to a new role that will bring new challenges, excitement and most of all, a change of scenery. But you face a dilemma. There are so many jobs advertisedContinue reading “The dilemma “I am looking to move on to a new job, but I just don’t know where to start!” By Matthew Coppola”

Should my cover letter be the same for every job I apply for? By Matthew Coppola


More often than not, when we are searching for jobs that we want to apply for, there is more than one job that captures our attention and motivates us to want to put forward our application. A challenge that many people face when looking for work is finding the energy and patience to tailor anContinue reading “Should my cover letter be the same for every job I apply for? By Matthew Coppola”

How can I condense my resume? By Matthew Coppola


You may be looking at your resume thinking that is far too long, messy and unstructured. Your resume may be 7 or 9 pages long, but you really want to keep all the information in because you feel that you have a lot to offer and that a prospective employer needs to know this. So,Continue reading “How can I condense my resume? By Matthew Coppola”

How can I best market myself to an employer? By Matthew Coppola


Employers are interested in what you have to offer them and so they are looking for a justifiable reason to invest in you by providing you with employment. Their investment for a 40 hour work week is to obtain productivity out of you and in turn make more money and grow their business. So theContinue reading “How can I best market myself to an employer? By Matthew Coppola”

Writing an Application Letter for University


Recently I was asked by a client to assist her in writing a letter of application into a prestigious University to study for a career in the health services industry. Her dilemma was that she knew why she would be a great fit for the University, but just didn’t know how to sell herself andContinue reading “Writing an Application Letter for University”