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Securing work in Melbourne during the COVID-19 lockdown

It’s 2020 and what a ride it has been. For many Melburnians living in Australia’s east coast state, it’s been very challenging.   With stage 3 and stage lockdown restrictions, there are challenges in securing gainful employment. A shut down has resulted in many businesses closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   Although it may be a challenging time, keeping positive and focused is critical.   The team at Client Centric Executive Employment Solution s are ready and waiting to assist individuals in Melbourne would like help to address key selection criteria or have their resume and cover letter professionally written and tailored to market them to roles advertised still on job search websites.   Feel free to get in touch with someone from Client Centric by clicking here . They would be more than happy to assist you.   Their time frame is short. Provide Client Centric with a copy of your most recent resume and details of roles advertised online that interest you.   Let the team know if you

What are hiring managers and recruiters looking for in a resume?

To be noticed and stand a chance of progressing to the interview stage, your resume needs to hook the reader within seconds.  Hiring managers and recruiters will receive hundreds of applications for a single position, and at times only have time to scan resumes before deciding whether to progress candidates to an interview. RELATED ARTICLE: HOW MANY PAGES SHOULD MY RESUME BE?   To make an immediate impact, your resume will need to communicate the following information in the most concise form and be relevant to the position; roles and responsibilities, experience, skills, achievements, education, etc.     Your resume will be scanned for the right kind of experience and if the duties are relevant for the role. Ensure you include all relevant skills gained and required of you in previous roles and mention any achievements as hiring managers love to see results. RELATED ARTICLE: W HAT DO I DO NOW THAT I NO LONGER HAVE A JOB?   So that you grab the hiring managers attention, ensure the lay

Why having a LinkedIn profile is essential.

  Why having a LinkedIn profile is essential. A LinkedIn profile is like an online resume.  You can share your contact information, career summary, complete work history, professional skills, education details, and more.  LinkedIn is primarily used to network with professional connections but has evolved into a job search platform. It is an excellent way for you to let people know who you are, what you stand for, your vision, purpose, value, and passion.  Having a profile on LinkedIn helps with managing your professional brand, creating opportunities for yourself, whether it be a job opportunity or connecting with recruiters, and helps build your network and track your professional achievements. Always remember to update your profile if any changes occur and make sure that everything is up-to-date.  If you or anyone else is interested in having their LinkedIn profile professionally revamped, then contact the team at Client Centric Executive Employment Solutions. They are experts at wr

How to stand out from the crowd when applying for work

  How to stand out from the crowd when applying for work It can be a challenge to stand out from the crowd when applying for a job, especially during our current economic situation. This can feel the case as there is more competition than ever with fewer jobs and more applicants. However, fixating on this will not help you, instead focus on doing what you need to do to separate yourself from the pack.   Five tips that can help you stand out from the crowd are:   1. Make a personal connection. Personally, address your documents, as this immediately portrays you as a dedicated and resourceful applicant. 2. Improve your application documents. A resume that’s riddled with typos and grammatical errors. A cover letter that contains the wrong company name. This will surely make the hiring manager remember you, but not necessarily in a positive light. Also, ensure that you include quantifiable achievements in your resume that don’t only tell how great you are at what you do, but show it as wel