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How To Prepare For Your Interview

No matter how many interviews you’ve attended in the past, there is no such thing as too much preparation for each and every interview you score. You’ve taken the time and effort to create and submit your application, and it has clearly been noticed enough to warrant an interview request, so don’t sell yourself short Continued »

Passive Job Searching

Passive job searching is anything but passively minded. To passively job search is to maintain a state of openness and readiness should bigger employment opportunities present themselves, or if you unexpectedly find yourself out of work. This is not to say one is unhappy in their current position or looking to change it for any Continued »

Lights, Camera, Recruitment!

Technology is an essential part of any good HR Consultants tool belt. So it should come as no surprise to us at Apply Direct, that there has been a huge increase in the use of video interviews or ‘Skype’ interviews being conducted. In fact, many recruiters are using online video interviews instead of a phone Continued »

4 Habits of Unsuccessful Event Managers

Everyone has bad habits; it’s part of being human. If you’ve been working in the events industry for a while then you’ve probably developed some bad habits you find yourself repeating at every event you run. If you are looking to make 2015 your best year yet then why not consider cutting some of the Continued »

The Right Way To Apply For A Job

Once upon a time, applying for a job was a reasonably straight-forward process. Submit your cover letter and resume in response to an advertised position and wait by the phone in hopes of an interview. These days, however, constantly increasing competition has forced job seekers to adopt additional tactics to stand out and be seen, Continued »

Adzuna Australia is Hiring!

About Adzuna Adzuna is a search engine for classified ads used by over 1 million visitors per month, which makes it easier to find the right job for you. We search thousands of websites so you don’t have to and bring together millions of ads so you can find them all in one place. We Continued »

30 Steps To Take When Changing Careers at 30

By 30, the reality of your current career choice has set in. It’s also a time when you realise the career decisions you made in their 20’s don’t necessarily match your natural talent, abilities and passions. If you are thinking about a career change, at any age – you’re not alone. Changing careers is a Continued »

How To Make A Good First Impression

Making a good first impression is vital in most areas of life, but it is arguably never more important than where job interviews and the workplace are concerned. Not only is the amount of time to impress limited, there are usually others around you competing for that time; and where there is competition, there are Continued »

How to impress your interviewer

  So, you’ve passed the resume test and beaten countless others to the interview post! Very nice work, but while you might look great on paper, the real test begins in the flesh with the interview. By now we all know that eye contact and a firm handshake are imperative formalities when trying to impress Continued »

Adzuna Australia is hiring!

Join Australia’s most exciting recruitment start-up and change the way Australians find their next job! Adzuna.com.au is a young, hungry start-up on an exciting growth journey to disrupt the online recruitment sector (backed by Fairfax in Australia). Launched in the UK in 2011 we are now live in 11 countries around the world!  Adzuna is now Fairfax Media’s Continued »