The fundamental purpose of a job interview is the chance for an employer to get to know you. The employer may ask a variety of questions based on experience, qualifications, skills and cultural fit. There is also another question that will almost certainly be asked, that is: “Do you have any questions for us?”
As the Australian job market adapts to the impact of new technologies and globalisation, a number of key trends have emerged in the recruitment scene this year.
With greater education and access to data, employer’s values and methodologies are beginning to shift!
Here are the top three key trends our team found: Read More
Technology has become a normalized part of everyday life and being tech savvy is no longer a unique skill, it’s a universal one. All major companies have adopted a degree of technology into their practice and it’s expected that everyone has basic tech skills.
Here are 6 of the most essential: Read More
We often think of careers with a linear mindset. A climbing the ranks of job seniority, from trainee to executive office. But what we need to realise is that the job market is experiencing a massive shift with careers of today becoming not-so-linear.
So what exactly are these shifts? Read More
Successfully matching a candidate to a specific job role requires more than just the assessment of skills and qualifications. Employer’s need to place importance on cultural fit and consider how each candidate will fit into their workplace environments.
When considering cultural fit it’s important to distinguish between cultural background and cultural fit. We aren’t referring to an individual’s ethnicity (in fact multi-culturalism is highly encouraged in Australian workplaces) but rather an individual’s interests, values and unique personality traits. It is ultimately their ability to fit in with a particular workplace culture and its underlying values.
So why is this important?
Globalisation, digitalisation and automation are contributing to a rapidly changing jobs market with many professions in steady decline. However, this isn’t the case for all industries! Our team did a little bit of research into which jobs are experiencing growth.
Here’s our top 4: Read More
Changing careers can be scary and it often involves a high degree of risk. As you grow older, it’s easy to feel trapped in one career but what you need to know is that it’s never too late to change! With online study options and digital technologies, the 21st century holds virtually endless opportunities.
If you are frustrated with your career but aren’t sure whether changing is the right decision, here’s 5 points to consider : Read More
Technology is rapidly transforming all aspects of society and research indicates there will be massive shifts in the current jobs market. As many roles become increasingly streamlined through automation technologies and digitalization, a large number of existing jobs will become virtually non-existent.
Here’s 8 we believe are well on their way to extinction! Read More
When it comes to the increasingly crowded market of online job seekers, it’s important to be aware of innovations that enable you to distinguish yourself from the crowd.
So, what’s trending in the digital world at the moment? VIDEOS! Why not turn your standard resume into a video!
It may seem like a time-consuming task but 30 minutes spent creating a Video Resume could prove to be a highly valuable investment to your future career. Read More