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What privacy setting should you have on LinkedIn?

What privacy setting should you have on LinkedIn?

When you first start thinking about applying for a new job, you need the confidence to know that every single change you make isn’t broadcast to your entire network. You can do that through LinkedIn permissions. Here’s how: Go to me   Then click settings and privacy and toggle sharing profile edits to “No.”  

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What I Learned from 100 years of Rejection

What I Learned from 100 years of Rejection

Getting your dream job isn’t easy. It’s scary to put yourself out there and say “here I am.” One of the biggest barriers I see (in even the most qualified candidates) is a fear of rejection.That’s why I recommend this great Ted Talk called “What I Learned from 100 Years of Rejection” to everyone I […]

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Stop wasting everyone’s time by applying for jobs online….and what you should do instead

Stop wasting everyone’s time by applying for jobs online….and what you should do instead

Applying for jobs online? Don’t bother. First the bad news Less than 30% of all new jobs are ever advertised. It’s a sucky deal but its the way it is. This one, simple fact means that just about everyone is applying for jobs the wrong way. Sure. Applying for jobs online makes you feel like […]

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How to use LinkedIn jobs – without your boss knowing

How to use LinkedIn jobs – without your boss knowing

One of the main reasons, people stay from Linkedin when they first start thinking about changing jobs is that they don’t want to tip off their boss and colleagues. There are 3 easy things you can tweak to help put your mind at ease. 1 Change your permissions. Just making this one simple tweak means […]

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Time to Change Jobs? You Need These Apps for job hunters

Time to Change Jobs? You Need These Apps for job hunters

Update on Apps for Job hunters: Try this one as well… Apps for job hunters. Transitioning to a new job or career?  Use technology to your advantage. All the software and gadgets that have been ushered in by the digital age make it easier than ever to live. But they also make it easier to […]

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How to Get a Job in a Crowded Job Market

How to Get a Job in a Crowded Job Market

You enter the job market, just another face in the crowd. If you’re just a normal-looking, average, everyday John Smith or Jane Doe the task seems daunting. The big, obvious question is how to get a job? How are you supposed to compete against those who may give a better first impression or may seem […]

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How can we solve the gender pay gap?

How can we solve the gender pay gap?

This article was first published on AusMumpreneur. Australian women earn about 83¢ cents for every $1 a man earns. This statistic is according to a report by recruitment firm, Glassdoor and is based on an analysis of more than 534,000 salary reports between men and women around the world. A report by Hired found that […]

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Crystal Knows – a great tool for writing cover letters

Crystal Knows – a great tool for writing cover letters

A great tool for writing cover letters We write a lot about how to write cover letters. We’ve looked at specific techniques that are useful for certain industries as well as tricks we recommend  and things you should avoid doing. But when it comes right down to it a great cover letter is just great communication. […]

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Can Social Media Help You Get a Job? Well….Yes and No.

Can Social Media Help You Get a Job? Well….Yes and No.

Social media can be your friend or foe. It can drain your day by making you procrastinate. Or that five-minute break scanning your friends’ accounts can boost your energy enough to keep on chugging. It can make you envious of others’ lives. Or it can put a smile on your face when you see someone […]

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How to Write a Resume – here’s tips from the experts

How to Write a Resume – here’s tips from the experts

How to Write a Resume – the basics… So you need a new job. Hit the ceiling at your current job? Got a new boss and it’s not working out? The bad news is you need to write a resume. The good news is it doesn’t have to be that hard…. Writing a resume fills […]

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