Are You Ready For Your Next Career Step?

Are You Ready For Your Next Career Step? It is disheartening as a resume writer when my son arrives home from school with the news that he needs to get his resume ready for an interview... and the teacher has given him (and the rest of the class) a template to use! The excitement of an interview for an apprenticeship - and his knowledge that these pieces of paper the teacher has given him are [...]

By | September 3rd, 2016|

I’m Interested – STOP…. It’s not working for you!

STOP.... It's not working for you! A little bit of power is dangerous. A saying I have used throughout my career and now I believe this applies to LinkedIn. Without generalising too much... so many people are doing LinkedIn wrong! As I sit here reading an article regarding an industry achievement, shared by a recruiter - Chevron's Barrow Island LNG Plant starting up - I am AMAZED at the amount of people commenting with "I'm [...]

By | August 25th, 2016|

Have you got an OLD Resume?

Have you got an OLD Resume? Old resumes stand out to a recruiter. They are based on old formatting or worse still, Microsoft templates and  recruiters are so bored of these that they barely give them a 10 second scan. I know this because as a past Senior Recruiter, I basically threw these resumes in the 'no thanks' pile. I could see that the applicant had put no effort into this important document. [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|