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How to not to be an interview disaster

Admin Officer Feb 14, 2018

Job interviews can scare the toughest of people. Some people excel at them and others fear them more than death. A lot of how you feel about interviews comes from your past experience and also your confidence in these situations. If you are not confident in interviews or feel like one is not going well then some of these tips can help you avert disaster and keep you feeling confident about having a good interview. Be prepared Sounds simple but many people just don’t prepare for ...

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No experience – no problem. Tips to finding a job if you have little experience

Admin Officer Feb 14, 2018

Having no experience is something we all had at some point in time. Job searching without much work experience can be intimidating and frustrating, but you can make the process smoother with some hard work and effort to help you get your foot in the door. Get real - many of the entry-level positions you might be applying for will not expect you to have a lot of experience. Embrace your experience level and use this as motivation to learn. Understand your strengths and highlight these traits ...

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How to stand out and get an interview

Admin Officer Feb 14, 2018

Once you have found a job you want to apply for, you need to do whatever you can do to get noticed and land an interview. In a competitive job world, you need to make the extra time & effort to stand out as this could be the difference between getting an interview or not. Here are some tips to help you to stand and get an interview: Get creative & think outside the square with your application - consider the company you are applying for, their brand style and get creative. Try an ...

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How to make a good first impression as a temp

Admin Officer Feb 14, 2018

If you’re working at a temporary job, you might only have a few days or couple of weeks to create a great first impression. When you’re working in temporary staffing, first impressions are vital, especially if you want to impress the boss and have a chance of being offered more work or a permanent position. Work hard from day 1 - You need to consider that doors this temp role can open so work hard from the time you start. Don’t be slack because ‘it’s just a temp ...

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Why upskilling is important for your short and long term career prospects

Admin Officer Feb 14, 2018

Continued learning of new skills is important for every person, regardless of if you are looking for a job now or in the future. Every industry changes and staying relevant as an employee and up to date on new legislation, laws or skills that now apply to your industry, is important to your growth as a person and in your career. Here are just a few reasons you need to consider when thinking about updating and improving your skills: Your role might require you to stay updated – some ...

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Why attitude is so important when it comes to temp roles

Admin Officer Feb 14, 2018

Although a role might be temporary it is important to have a good attitude and showcase your talents to the employer. Most employers are looking for staff with good attitudes and work ethic so if you can showcase this in your temp assignment you have a much better chance of impressing and perhaps landing a permanent role, now or in the future. Some tips to help you with your temp roles: Have a good attitude You should always aim to perform your duties well and establish a professional ...

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