Preparing Your Referees

So you’ve got through a few rounds of interviews, and your prospective new employer has asked to speak with your referees, so you are in serious contention for getting this new role. You are 90% of the way there to having that dream new job, but please DON’T under estimate the importance of this stage. [...]

By | May 28th, 2017|Job Hunting|Comments Off on Preparing Your Referees

The Things I Wish I Knew

When I first arrived in Sydney after 3 months of travelling across South East Asia I was keen to find work to make some money. When searching for work in a brand new city I thought that if I had a look on Seek, applied to as many jobs as possible and crossed my fingers [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Job Hunting|Comments Off on The Things I Wish I Knew

Tailoring Your Resume to The Role

As you can appreciate, working in recruitment, I get to see a lot of resumes. Some are good, others not so much. What really seems to stick out though, is that a lot of resumes have not been tailored to highlight the key areas which suit for the role for which the jobseeker is applying. [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|Job Hunting|Comments Off on Tailoring Your Resume to The Role

What No to Do in a Job Interview

You applied for the job a week ago and have just received a phone call asking you to attend an interview! Nervous? Excited? Probably both. This is it. Your dream job or a step in the next direction. Whatever the reason, you’ve got to nail this interview. So here’s what not to do… Don’t be [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Job Hunting|Comments Off on What No to Do in a Job Interview

Getting Yourself Noticed In A Sea Of Local Talent

So you have just touched down in sunny Australia, with your whole life condensed into a backpack. Maybe this is the first stop on your adventure of a lifetime. Maybe your first time away from home? Or maybe you came via South East Asia, had the time of your life, overspent on bucket cocktails and [...]

By | April 23rd, 2017|Job Hunting|Comments Off on Getting Yourself Noticed In A Sea Of Local Talent

Tips for Discussing your Sales’ Targets

By way of introduction, I’m the specialist in sales recruitment here in Sydney – meaning I’m interviewing sales candidates, daily. As part of my standard interview structure, I ask my candidates two questions about all of their sales roles: What were your sales’ targets? And what percentage of those sales’ targets were you meeting? These [...]

By | April 17th, 2017|Job Hunting|Comments Off on Tips for Discussing your Sales’ Targets

How to Ace a Video Job Interview

We constantly hear about how technology is influencing the way we do things – particularly our connections and interactions both personally and professionally. Businesses are constantly looking to implement new systems and technology to speed up processes and reduce costs. This is now filtering to recruitment, in particular, adding video interviewing to find the right [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Job Hunting|Comments Off on How to Ace a Video Job Interview

New Country? New Job? Mission Not so Impossible!

So, you have made the life changing decision to move to a different country. You have packed your bags, said your goodbyes, spent hours on the plane, shaken off the jetlag and now you are ready to start your job hunt. Moving from South Africa to Sydney at the beginning of 2016, I experienced the [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|Job Hunting|Comments Off on New Country? New Job? Mission Not so Impossible!

How to Prepare for a Job Interview

Hi, I’m Sally from people2people and I wanted to talk today about some tips on how to prepare for a job interview. The first piece of interview advice consultants at people2people give to candidates is do your research! And being well prepared shows enthusiasm and professionalism. Researching the company is key. Get an understanding of [...]

By | March 22nd, 2017|Job Hunting|Comments Off on How to Prepare for a Job Interview

I’m Calling Up About the Job I’ve Seen Posted Online

As many job seekers know, when you are searching online for your next position, at the end of the job advertisement you will often see something along the lines of “please call me for a confidential discussion…” When you dial that number to speak with the person, this is your first opportunity to make a [...]

By | March 19th, 2017|Job Hunting|Comments Off on I’m Calling Up About the Job I’ve Seen Posted Online