What to do when you do not get the job you wanted Being proactive after an unsuccessful interview The last two editions of my blogs dealt with the preparation for an interview and what to do during the interview, in this blog you will get some valuable advice on what to do when you are not offered the job you applied for and were interviewed…
How to ACE a job interview
Congratulations on being invited to the job interview! This means that your cover letter and resume did the trick from all of the applications, and they are interested in you. In this instalment of the three-part series on interviews, I will give you tips on how to conduct yourself during the interview, so that, even if you are not successful, you will make an impression….
How to prepare for a job interview
Prepare, Prepare, Prepare! (Why preparation is vital) I cannot stress the necessity of adequately preparing for a job interview enough. A candidate who knows little to nothing about the company or the position they have applied for can be identified in a heartbeat, and the interviewers often feel that they are wasting their time. Research the company – on the web and on LinkedIn Do your…
Emigrating? Should I do a look, see and decide trip?
Should we visit Australia before we immigrate Down Under? Many people cannot get their heads around, moving to a country that they have not seen. On the immigration forums, people often ask whether they should visit Australia first and then decide. Expats call these visits, “Look, See and Decide,” visits, or LSD in short. Granted, this type of visits are also quite expensive. It is…
A step by step guide to landing a job in Australia
I have been reading the typical questions that would-be immigrants to Australia ask. The most obvious question is, “My wife and I are thinking of immigrating to Australia. My qualifications are XYZ. How do I go about getting a job in Australia before we move?” There is no easy answer to this question. I have been involved in helping people find employment in Australia for six years….