Looking for work: Can a recruiter find you on LinkedIn?

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How Recruiters find you on LinkedIn?

It’s a fact, 90% of all recruiters and HR professionals use LinkedIn to search for candidates. I suggest job hunters should connect with Recruiters to help them to start a conversation. It’s a win-win for both the recruiter and the job seeker. Below are the few key points recruiters want to see your in profile.

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Diversity – thinking independently, but together

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Strength lies in differences, not in similarities – Diversity

When you think about diversity, what comes to mind? Gender, age, cultures, race etc. Diversity is much more than just maintaining or balancing the proportion.

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6 tips on what to look for in a recruitment company

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Lucas Walker from face2face Recruitment presents you with his top 6 tips on what to look for when choosing a company to assist with your recruitment.

How to light up your IT resume to get noticed.

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4 tips to make your resume standout

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What is the Digital Marketplace?

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Digital Marketplace

“This is an important change in the way [the] government has traditionally done business. It’s a new platform for businesses and government to work together in a creative and flexible way” Angus Taylor Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation.

The Marketplace is an ecosystem where government buyers can publish briefs with their requirements, suppliers can respond, and two-way collaboration can take place.

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Are your hands tied over government security clearances?

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If you’re looking to work in or in the Australian Government, whether in the capital or nationally, you need to get your head around the matter of security clearances. It’s important because today around half of temporary, contract and non-ongoing roles in the Australian Public Service require security clearances. And a large percentage of IT positions do too.

face2face Recruitment completed research from 2010 to 2016 on security clearances. The research revealed a sharp increase in demand by the Australian Government.

This blog explains what a security clearance is, what types exist, what the stats are, why they’re needed and how you might get a clearance.

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New to interviewing candidates? How to impress them.

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You need to impress the candidates as much as they need to impress you, so make sure you are prepared.

Here are 12 tips to get it right.

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How to Interview Well

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So you did a great job with your resume and secured an interview. Now what?

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How do you on board a new team member?

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Wow, you did it. You worked so hard, investing time and resources to find that elusive, talented new employee who has the skills you need and who fits your company’s culture. High five to you.

But this is just the start. Now you must keep your new starter on board.

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Kate’s #1 Best Seller – Resume Success Secrets – Now Available!

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Congratulations to our Managing Director Kate Prior on the success of her first book, Resume Success Secrets, #1 Best Seller on Amazon!

Resume Success Secrets


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The power of body language

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Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.

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Download a Reference Check Template

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Providing referees and having reference checks completed are an important part of the recruitment process, as it helps potential employers get to know you and how you work from previous managers and colleagues.

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Download a Resume Template

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Need to create a standout resume but not sure how? Download a resume template to help create your perfect resume.

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Download a handy Application Tracker

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Finding it hard to keep track of job applications, contacts and other important information relating to your job search? Download our handy job application tracker!

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Tips for public service graduates about to start work

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Starting a public service grad position? Leave the txt speak at home. Srsly. Via The Canberra Times.

Great places to work: face2face Recruitment

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Managing Director Kate Prior shares her secrets to maintaining a vibrant, unique work culture in a very competitive industry. Click here to listen to the interview now. (mp3, 24 minutes)

Read the full article on the inner compass website

The top 10 bad business handshakes

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22 most frequently asked interview questions

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One of the best tips we can give you would be to try and control your breathing when you are nervous. Don’t rush and take your time answering the questions. Staying calm is very important for an interview to be successful.
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How to write a fabulous resume

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The current job market is highly competitive and there are thousands of people looking for work. This means that the potential employer might spend on average 60 – 90 seconds on an initial scan through each resume. If you did not outline your experience in a simple format you are risking some important information to be missed.

Your goal as a job seeker is to stand out from the crowd and show the employer why they should hire you.  A strong resume, excellent presentation and a great attitude at interview are the key elements of a successful job application. General Structure Below are the 6 ingredients required to create a stand out resume.
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