Guest blog: Fine tune your job search process with these active job search techniques

The fire and enthusiasm you have at the beginning of a job search process can soon fizzle out, especially if every application you send fails to elicit the desired response. Often it is a failure to understand what recruiters and hiring managers are looking for and how they go about sourcing suitable candidates that causes … More Guest blog: Fine tune your job search process with these active job search techniques

Using LinkedIn to develop your network – 4 templates to get you started

LinkedIn is an amazing resource. It gives you access to the career history of millions of people around the world, many of whom have similar backgrounds or interests to you. It also makes real the possibility of actually communicating with these people to find out more about what they do now and their career journeys. … More Using LinkedIn to develop your network – 4 templates to get you started

How to make your LinkedIn profile stand out

While waiting in an airport over Christmas I got chatting to a man who was relocating to Australia for a new job. He now works for a large Australian software development company who, he told me, only recruit through LinkedIn. They never advertise roles, instead finding suitable candidates by searching for key skills on their LinkedIn profile. … More How to make your LinkedIn profile stand out

Five tips for networking without family connections

This was originally posted on The Careers Group Bog, Reach, on 2nd October. Networking is important in job seeking and exploring your career options, from helping you to discover unadvertised vacancies  to developing commercial awareness. But what if you don’t know anyone in the types of roles that interest you? This problem is particularly common for … More Five tips for networking without family connections