a quick guide to formatting your cover letters

 a quick guide to formatting your cover letters

Letters have the power to change your life. Amongst the sea of candidate applications, your cover letter gives the employer an impression of the work you can deliver which is why it’s imperative you don’t cut corners on writing your cover letters—your future depends on it!

best practices for writing a killer executive resume for managers and senior-level positions

best practices for writing a killer executive resume for managers and senior-level positions

A common problem a lot of high-level executives and senior level management have when applying for a new job, is that they’ve never had to write a resume before.

avoid these common job hunting mistakes

avoid these common job hunting mistakes

We understand that job hunting takes major effort. It takes research, introspection, and not to mention all the applications and cover letters. Here are some common job hunting mistakes people make and how you can avoid them, so your efforts aren’t wasted.

a short introduction to enneagram psychometrics (the new Myers-Briggs Indicator Test)

a short introduction to enneagram psychometrics (the new Myers-Briggs Indicator Test)

The Enneagram psychometrics is the newest test everyone's talking about. The system is based on nine different aspects of human consciousness and personality—within those categories are varying levels of self-actualisation.

here’s what you need to know about mindfulness and the workplace

here’s what you need to know about mindfulness and the workplace

Mindfulness is a buzzword that has recently caught a lot of attention, perhaps with good reason. In a world where people measure success in terms of how full their schedule is, the thought of slowing down seems alien, but in fact, mindfulness practices have been around since 1500 BCE.

why the best hire might not have the perfect resume

why the best hire might not have the perfect resume

Regina Hartley is a human resources expert. In her Ted Talk, she explains that the best hires might not have the perfect resume. She breaks down the candidates into two general categories: Silver Spoon and Scrappers. Silver Spoons come up with advantages and are destined for success, whereas the Scrappers fight with odds stacked against them to get to the same opportunities.

4 simple ways to improve internal communication within your business

4 simple ways to improve internal communication within your business

Internal communication is the circulation of information between people within the organisation. Within a business, an effective internal communication strategy fosters a healthy company culture and unites everyone towards a common goal, improving productivity and staff retention.

how to follow up on a job application

how to follow up on a job application

You’ve applied for the job—now what? It can be nerve-wracking waiting for that email or phone call from recruiters and hiring managers. Now you’re wondering, what’s the best way to follow-up on your application without coming across as annoying or desperate.

Interview With Madeleine Wade, Digital Specialist at QIC

Interview With Madeleine Wade, Digital Specialist at QIC

Meet Madeleine Wade. She's a Digital Specialist at QIC in Sydney. Madeleine started with temp work with Majer Recruitment after returning from her travels in Europe. 

When the opportunity rang with QIC, she leapt for Sydney and hasn't looked back since. We discuss the day in the life of Digital Specialist and what she's learned along the way in her career path to get her to where she is now. 

how to nurture a growth mindset for success

how to nurture a growth mindset for success

“In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work—brains and talent are just the starting point. This view creates a love of learning and resilience that is essential for great accomplishment.” Carol S. Dweck

Interview With Lee-Anne Davie—Executive Assistant and Side Hustler

Interview With Lee-Anne Davie—Executive Assistant and Side Hustler

Lee-Anne Davie is an Executive Assistant to a Vice President level executive in a mining firm in South Brisbane. As an Executive Assistant, Lee-Anne assists with correspondence, diary management, travel, communication, event management, administrative tasks, and generally anything required to support her boss and her legal team. 

what a sleep deprived brain does for you at work and ways to improve sleep

what a sleep deprived brain does for you at work and ways to improve sleep

Working hard to get that raise? Or better yet, that promotion? Excellent work performance actually begins at home, in the comfort of your own bed. While exercising and eating a balanced diet play a significant role in your overall health, we tend to underestimate the importance of a good night’s rest.