What does your resume say about you?

What does your resume say about you?

Whether you like it or not, a resume is a reflection of you.  What you write and how you write it is being judged by the reader.  Even the look of a resume (the amount of pages and type of font you use) conveys to the reader certain messages about you. So it makes...
Post Interview Blues

Post Interview Blues

You have seen an ideal new role, the company is great, you dazzle them in the interview, you leave and your gut instinct says ‘yes’  but a week goes by and you have yet to hear a response.  You are stuck in that odious situation of not wanting to appear too...
If you don’t ask you don’t get

If you don’t ask you don’t get

Negotiating for a pay rise, a re-structure of your role or altered working arrangements is one of the most confronting scenarios one must face in the workplace. But in order to get what you want, you have to be prepared to ask for it. This may sound simplistic but so...
The Gift of Rejection

The Gift of Rejection

The economy is in restructure mode, which means job cuts and more competition than ever for the positions that are out there. Unfortunately this means that coming to terms with rejection is something that needs to be taken on board as part of your job hunting armoury....