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My key tips for job applications

on Monday, 18 September 2017. Posted in Tips for Job Seekers, News for Employees

I often get told "I never heard back from employers after applying". Is this why?

My key tips for job applications

I was recently on a phone interview with someone who made the statement "I have applied to roles with employer ABC 4 times and have never heard back".

I looked at their application and was suprised at what I saw. They lived in Auckland and had not even taken the time to read that the role was a Manawatu opportunity. I'm not kidding and they were one of many!

I hope the tips I'm about to mention help you when applying for any future roles.

Turn "No" into "Yes"

on Thursday, 16 June 2016. Posted in Tips for Job Seekers, Our News, News for Employees

Applying for jobs and hearing NO or even worse not getting a reply?

Turn

Being a job seeker in any market is tough, you get emotionally committed to applying for great roles. You take the time to research the business and then apply... and then they reply "Thank you... but NO".  How do you turn this around?

Get Employment Search Ready

on Tuesday, 07 July 2015. Posted in Tips for Job Seekers, Our News, News for Employees

You have made the decision it's time for your first job or your next job... what now?

Get Employment Search Ready

As recruitment specialists we often get approached by individuals who want a new role or their first role, but aren't quite familiar with how to get themselves ready.

Here are some simple steps to get you started.

These are simple, easy, and are often not done by all job seekers. 

30 Days To Create A New Habit

on Wednesday, 25 February 2015. Posted in Tips for Job Seekers, Our News, News for Employees

If it works for NASA this must be good for job seekers

30 Days To Create A New Habit

How did you get on with setting your New Year’s resolutions and how are you tracking to achieve these?

Whether you want to find a new job, learn new skills, lose weight or wake up early – don’t quit! If you use the NASA experiment of 30 days to create a new habit your New Year’s resolutions will be ticked off in no time.

Employment is about connections

on Thursday, 06 April 2017. Posted in Tips for Job Seekers, Our News, News for Employees, Recruitment News

Employing staff or being employed is about an emotional connection

Employment is about connections

Applying for a new job is not just about sending in a CV, it's about making the employer feel connected, and when employing a new staff member employers don't want to feel like they are hiring a robot.

Employers need to build a connection with prospective employees, and employees need to connect with their potential employers.

Yes this can sound "fluffy", but read on to see what you can do.

Ever Wondered How To Do Whizzy Things With Excel?

on Monday, 09 March 2015. Posted in Tips for Job Seekers, Our News, News for Employees

Good skills lead to interviews, where you can win employers over with your personality.

Ever Wondered How To Do Whizzy Things With Excel?

We work with employers who get our team to find motivated, professional and well-skilled employees.

If you haven't worked with us as a job seeker yet we have some simple but effective systems to make sure we know how you can add value to our clients, including software assessments.

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