2015 Curtin Careers Fair

February 16, 2015

One of Australia’s largest careers fairs is here again! On Thursday March 5 we’ll host over 80 employers, industry bodies and student associations – all coming to Curtin Stadium to help you prepare for… Read More

5 Things to Check Before Pressing Send…

January 12, 2015

The final stage of submitting your application is incredibly important. It’s at this stage that silly mistakes can (and often do) happen because you’re so relieved that everything’s finished, you just want to… Read More

The 5 Golden Rules of Selection Criteria

December 16, 2014

First of all, make sure you take note of what the employer/recruiter wants – they will generally advise whether they are happy for you to address points within your cover letter or if they’d prefer a more… Read More

Cover Letter Anatomy

December 8, 2014

What’s tricky about a cover letter, is that you need to balance the need to show your personality and make an impression, with the equally important requirement to show you’re a great fit for the job. What… Read More

Showing Off Your Skills

December 4, 2014

If you’re not already using the ‘STAR’ technique to evidence your skills, it’s time to get amongst it. STAR stands for Situation + Task + Action + Result. The technique’s major benefit is that it gives you… Read More

The Skills & Attributes Employers Want

December 1, 2014

Employers want more than qualifications. The skills and attributes that are appealing in an employee can be hard to articulate, and to measure, which is why your ability to effectively communicate who you are… Read More

Recruiter’s Top Resume Tip

November 27, 2014

An employer/recruiter can receive hundreds of applications for any given position. This is why, unfortunately, your resume may only get a glance if it fails to capture their attention. It can’t be seen as… Read More

Fine-Tune Your Resume Skills Online

November 20, 2014

A huge amount of the students we see, are seeking resume advice. And that’s really no surprise. It’s your primary self-marketing tool and can be the document that gets you an interview… Or gets you… Read More

Gosh, You’ve Got Great Chat

November 18, 2014

‘Networking’ is definitely not about asking for a job. It’s not even about asking for an interview or getting hold of an email that you can send your resume to. Networking is literally about growing the… Read More

5 Steps to Contacting Your Dream Employer

November 17, 2014

Got something to share? Scroll to the end of this article to add your comments As we’ve discussed previously, running job searches online isn’t the only way to job hunt. In fact, if you’ve got your heart set… Read More