How to Stand out in an Interview

Specialist recruiters meet a lot of job seekers who have a very similar level of skills experience, so how do you stand out so your recruiter will get excited representing you? It is something that I think about when I leave an interview and I can...



Beware the Social Media Policy

If you are working in a medium to large sized company in Australia, there is a good chance you signed their social media policy documentation somewhere along the way. There is also a good chance yo...



Not Feeling Good? Here’s How to Call in Sick

OK, first things first, let’s talk about best practice in alerting your employer that you cannot come to work because you or one of your dependents are sick. The rules are: “You need to tell your e...



Getting Prepared for an Agency Interview

Being prepared for your interview with your Recruitment Consultant is crucial. Why? Because it’s like the dress rehearsal. It’s in your best interests to be prepared, you will present the best vers...



Starting a New Job in a New Country

I am a creature of habit. I like my shops, I travel the same routes and I always order the same meals in a restaurant. When I said to my husband let’s move to a new country, he almost had a heart a...



Time After Time: Rescheduling, Cancelling and Running Late to an Interview

Time - it’s a funny construct when you really think about it. 60 seconds in a minute, 60 minutes in an hour, 24 hours in a day, 7 days a week.. all these little things that determine when we wake u...



My Employer Wants to Do a Background Check - What Do They Do, and Should I Be Concerned?

I’ve just been given a great job offer that I like, but the employer said they are going to do a background check. What are they doing? I’d like to start out by offering my congratulations on getti...



How Many Recruitment Companies You Should Contact

As a recruiter, one of the questions I get the most from people during an interview is how many agencies they should sign up with. How many you should sign up with is down to the individual candida...



How to Better Your Chances at Snagging a Job

Sometimes you'll be browsing a job board, actively seeking for ads that may catch your attention when you spot bullet points stating you need X amount of years of experience or have graduated with ...

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