Archives of The Job Hunt

Eager to kickstart your career? Know that you don’t have to wait for your graduation date, or for opportunities to come to you, in order to get a head start. You can hustle. 
A few weeks ago, the office was in a heated debate. The topic - should you rate your skills on your resume? After taking the debate to LinkedIn, we pulled together the top 3 reasons you should NOT rate your skills.
Whether you’re dressing for a big interview, a corporate event or just a normal day at work, it can be a struggle to know what is and isn’t ok to wear.
Job interviewers are purely there to understand and see how you tackle and overcome the questions. Introducing the STAR process into your answers may be the factor which set your constructed and efficient answers aside from the other applicants.
If, like me, you dread having to network, take solace in the knowledge that most people hate networking, even those who seem to effortlessly command a room.
You polish your CV, you tailored your cover letter and you in the application form for your next dream job. You may have actually nailed it. Done everything perfectly … and you still don’t get the job. Because sometimes it’s actually just about me.
So you’ve been rejected from your dream job and realised the world isn’t all sunshine and rainbows after all...here are some tips to help you cope.
In thirteen years of recruiting university students, I have experienced some ‘gems’ over the years, and I’m not talking about the awesome grads I’ve met and hired, but the scratch your head ‘I can’t believe they just did that’ kind of gems.
Managing your studies and maintaining a job (which many uni students do) is a job in itself, let alone trying to find an internship in your field of choice.
There’s a few ways to manage the pressure and anxiety that often comes post-interview. The reality is that how you choose to follow-up an interview could be your one last chance to make a great impression! So how do you make sure it’s the best one? Key things to remember: You want to be front […]