Job Search Strategies

Government Jobs | Commonwealth, State & Territory Jobs Search Sites

Find following Government jobs search sites at Commonwealth, State and Territory levels. ~ Commonwealth/APS Government jobs: https://www.apsjobs.gov.au/ ~ QLD Government jobs: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/ ~ NSW Government jobs: https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/ ~ ACT Government jobs: https://www.jobs.act.gov.au/ ~ VIC Government jobs: https://careers.vic.gov.au/ ~ SA Government jobs: https://iworkfor.sa.gov.au/ ~ WA Government jobs: https://jobs.wa.gov.au/ ~ NT Government jobs: http://www.careers.nt.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx ~ TAS Government jobs: http://www.jobs.tas.gov.au/ I’m here to help market you! Cheers, Annie [...]

Job Search Process: Remove ‘digital dirt’ from social media

‘Digital dirt’ could impact you negatively during the job application process. According to CareerBuilder’s annual social media recruitment survey, in 2016 approximately 60% of employers used social networking sites to research job candidates, compared to 52% in 2015; the figure is rising significantly! Where possible, you should remove negative items from all your social media platforms/channels. Cheers, Annie Cerone

Job Search Strategies – Twitter NOT LinkedIn is the Ultimate Career Site

Undercover Recruiter posted a very interesting article today claiming that Twitter is the best career site over LinkedIn. Click on the following link: Undercover Recruiter’s article to read the article. My professional philosophy and recommendation to those of you who are active job seekers is not to place all your eggs in one basket. Following is a classic and recent example. Only yesterday I was [...]

Job Search Strategies – Should you apply for the job if you don’t meet all the requirements?

Just because the job posting features a lengthy list of requirements no real person can have, it doesn't mean you need to meet each and every point. This is what an ideal candidate would look like and we all know that there are no ideal candidates – even if all the skills are there, nobody is an expert in all areas. Why should you apply [...]

Brisbane Career Transition Expo in March 2009

On March the 6th and 7th 2009, Brisbane will be hosting a major career expo focusing primarily on mature-aged individuals over the age of 35 considering a career change. Featured exhibitors will include the Brisbane City Council, Woolworths, CareerOne, the Australian Taxation Office, Defence Force Recruiting, Flight Centre and Bunnings. In light of current economic conditions, statistics have shown that the skills shortage will remain [...]

Job Search Strategies – Recommended Readings

There are numerous books focused on job search strategies and techniques on the market today. To make your life easier, here’s my pick of several of the best job search books around (most of which I’ve read), and all are very affordable: ‘What Color Is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career Changers’ by Richard Nelson Bolles. This book is updated and revised [...]