How to spring clean your professional profile

The footy posts are coming down, the sprinklers are coming on and the barbecues are getting fired up. So now that spring has officially sprung, what better time to tidy up your professional profile and give it the overhaul it so richly deserves? With the large number of contract workers out there, you’re facing fiercer-than-ever […]

How to talk about your weaknesses in an interview

Discussing your flaws doesn’t have to be tricky. Find out how you can use your weaknesses to your advantage in your next IT job interview. When you’re looking for a new IT job, you’re probably accustomed to talking yourself up to recruiters, and emphasising your hirable qualities every chance you get. So when you get to […]

3 easy ways to tailor your CV

If you really want to impress a recruiter, you need to ensure your CV is tailored to the position you’re applying for. Here are three ways to do it. When you’re applying for a job, your CV is one of the first things a recruiter will look at, and it can make or break your […]

4 signs it’s time to update your CV

If your CV is tired and out-of-date, it’s not going to present you in the best light. Here are four signs you need to give it a refresh. Your CV is a work-in-progress, and needs to be refreshed at various stages throughout your IT career. The obvious time to do it is when you get […]

How to write a personal summary

The personal summary section of your CV can be used to create a great first impression right off the bat – if you know how to do it right. You spend so much time crafting the perfect CV to show why you’re the right person for the IT job – but did you know that […]

How to put your best foot forward at your next job interview

Interviewing for a new position can be intimidating. Here are seven tips to help you get through your next interview successfully. The business world is competitive and applying for a new job can be intimidating. That said, there are plenty of ways for you to separate yourself from the rest of the pack. Here are […]

4 tips to sharpen your resume

Your resume can help you get your foot in the door for a prospective job. Here are four ways to make it a little better. Whether you’re trying to enter the workplace for the first time or want to get a new position in your field, you’re going to need a sharp resume. Although potential employers will […]

The key to a killer CV: Tell the truth

Many jobseekers are tempted to embellish their CV to make themselves look better, but studies have shown that honesty really is the best policy. Recruiters see copious amounts of CVs on a daily basis, and many of them are largely uninspiring. Because of this, it can be tempting to embellish your resume a little in order […]

6 tips for acing your next IT job interview

Although interviews can be intimidating for many IT candidates, knowing the steps you can take to prepare will make you more likely to be successful. Interviews can be challenging for anyone – there is a lot of pressure that comes along with them because they can have a significant impact on the likelihood of receiving […]