Tag Archives: Jobsearch

Position yourself for career success

Goodlife Careers-5652_SAMPLEIs it time for a career change? Are you feeling stuck in your current job and want to explore regional employment opportunities?

Come along to this three hour workshop to map out a career plan, with practical steps you can start straight away plus a job search strategy that will set you on track to reaching your career goals.

Genevieve Ward is a Career Coach who supports people with their career plans by finding clarity in their decisions, developing change strategies and the practical skills to be competitive in today’s employment market.

This workshop promises to be engaging, motivational and action focussed so you leave with:

  • A better understanding of your values, motivators and achievements
  • Tools to help you analyse options and gain clarity with your career goals
  • A professional two minute pitch that answers the question, ‘Tell me about yourself’
  • Networking approaches that are genuine (not salesy)!Saturday Sessions at Cohoots

The bonus of this workshop is all the activities create content that can be used in your resume and LinkedIn profile!

Join us on Saturday 28 July from 1pm to 4pm at Cohoots to position yourself for career success!

Find out more, including how to book HERE.

It’s time to get that job

If you’re in the job hunting game but have been taking a laissez-faire approach and delaying the inevitable, it might be time to re-group and take a more structured approach to your search. Here’s five tips to get you back on track.  Continue reading

Taking Care of Yourself When Facing Change

With unemployment in Australia at its highest since 2002, we are seeing more businesses taking measures to restructure and offshore or outsource their processes, meaning job security is becoming a thing of the past.  Continue reading

Tell Me About Yourself (Developing a Networking Pitch)

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One of my goals this year is to build more local relationships and connections through networking.  Networking can come to some people naturally, but for others it can be daunting.  I would rate myself in the middle whereby I like to be social, yet it takes some self-talk and planning to get me out to market my business.

I plan my networking activity by listing who I’d like to connect with and how will I go about it.  Whether I’m cold calling on recruitment firms, attending a community event, or inviting people on LinkedIn for a coffee meeting, at some point a face to face discussion will need to take place.  Here’s where more planning needs to be done – preparing what to say.

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Hitting the Target When Addressing Key Selection Criteria

Targetsmall Australian Government job vacancies require applicants to submit responses to Key Selection Criteria (KSC) as part of their application process.  State and local government, community organisations and not for profits also ask for KSC responses.  Selection criteria can include skills, experience, qualifications, knowledge and attributes, and the hiring decision maker assesses your written responses to gauge level of competence or ability to perform in the role.

So how do you make sure you are on the mark when addressing Key Selection Criteria so you stand out above other applicants?  Take aim with these 5 tips: Continue reading