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dress for success. going places. going strong.

dress for success. going places. going strong.

Dress for Success is a worldwide not-for-profit organisation with a mission to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and the development tools to help women thrive.

moving to a new city? here are some tips for your job hunt

moving to a new city? here are some tips for your job hunt

We’ve compiled a few pointers that will making tackling the job-hunt in a new city much more manageable, whether you’re moving to another city or a new country altogether, you don’t want to skip out on this advice.

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.

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. 

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. 

improve your active listening skills to better your leadership opportunities

improve your active listening skills to better your leadership opportunities

Listening is an art. Epictetus, a Greek philosopher wrote: “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” Good listening skills are essential if you want others to listen to you. We’re receptive to the people who also give their attention to us and in effect, these good listeners are also the people who are listened to when they speak--it’s the golden rule of communication.

how to create an excellent candidate experience

how to create an excellent candidate experience

Employer branding has been a hot topic in the recruitment world and it goes hand-in-hand with the candidate experience during the hiring process-- a recruiter’s top challenge. According to Recruiting Brief, 80-90% percent of professionals say a negative interview experience can change their mind about a role or company.

how to effectively interview introverts

how to effectively interview introverts

We all have the potential for success in different ways. Don’t make hiring judgements about one’s career performances based solely on introvertedness or extrovertedness. Look for skill, competence, and character. A team with a diverse set of thinkers offers the best environment for fostering growth and innovation.

iwona węgrzyn on relocating from poland to australia & her best networking practices to set you up for success in a new city

iwona węgrzyn on relocating from poland to australia & her best networking practices to set you up for success in a new city

We caught up with the gorgeous Iwona from our talent pool we had the pleasure of placing a few months back in her current role as human resources coordinator with Queensland X-Ray.

She shares some great advice on how to use Linkedin to set you up for an interview if you’re planning to move to another city and shares her amazing story of moving to Australia from Poland.