You hear it regularly on the news. Job losses in the thousands. People being made redundant from organisations trying to downsize and go leaner to cut costs to better weather a harsh and multifaceted economic climate. Today, the news seems to form a large part of our life, grabbing our attention more than ever it … Continue reading Why it Matters More than Ever to Stand Out from Other Applicants
Finding a new job can be a challenging and frustrating experience; however you can make it easier for yourself when you use proactive strategies. The below tips are applicable for all job seekers, both new to the job market and those with many years’ experience. Here are some of my best tips for finding a … Continue reading Tips on finding a new job, by Matthew Coppola
Client Centric Executive Employment Solutions, an Australian-based professional job seeker services firm, recently published an article entitled: “Why Employers Don’t Always Respond To Unsuccessful Job Applications?”. A good question to ask indeed. If you’re frustrated that you didn’t hear back from an employer after submitting a job application, you’re not alone. More often than not, job … Continue reading Frustrated You Didn’t Hear From Back From an Employer? You’re Not Alone.
So, you want to make sure that your resume can be easily read. What size font is best suited for a resume and cover letter? My suggestion is size 10 font for the CV, and either size 10 or size 11 font for the cover letter. Generally speaking, most job applications are viewed online, rather … Continue reading What size font is best suited to a resume? By Matthew Coppola
The short answer is no. Many jobs are still not advertised online or in the paper. Some jobs are filled internally by employees within a company being the first to know about a job opening within their department or another department in the company. Some employers and hiring managers may be interested in hiring someone, … Continue reading Is cold calling employers to find a potential work opportunity old fashioned and not worth doing? By Matthew Coppola
Please take a moment now to think about the heading of this article: “Effective job hunting is about making tailored job applications that match the vacancy and employer” Job hunting means to be actively looking and applying for work. Scouring job vacancy websites and apps to find the right job or one that you are … Continue reading “Effective job hunting is about making tailored job applications that match the vacancy and employer” By Matthew Coppola