Job Search

Find the perfect job with our insightful job search tips, tricks and strategies, whether you’re currently employed and looking for new opportunities or you’re getting back into work after long-term unemployment.

 
Sad businessman covering his face in his hands and sitting on a flight of stairs
JOB SEARCH / DEC 10, 2018

Whether the competition is too fierce, you’re unwittingly making a serious mistake or two in your job search, or the lack of callbacks and interviews (and abundance of...
Close-up of a hand ticking off a checkbox signalling no work experience
JOB SEARCH / DEC 03, 2018

As any first-time jobseeker will undoubtedly tell you, landing a paid role isn’t easy – especially when you have no experience. Yet how are you supposed to gain any if...
Close-up of a man's holding a sticky note that has the phrase 'follow up' written on it
JOB SEARCH / NOV 28, 2018

You have painstakingly penned a cover letter, proofread your CV several times and completed an extensive 30-minute job application. You are excited, anxious and ready to...
Cheerful young man with jugs and glasses lemonade on top of the counter in front of him
JOB SEARCH / NOV 26, 2018

A lemonade stand is perhaps the quintessential example of a seasonal job. A glass of cool and refreshing lemonade offers an oasis from the scorching summer sun and a...
Young man sitting outside and working on his laptop
JOB SEARCH / NOV 21, 2018

At some point in our lives, we will all have to apply for our first job, and when we do, it’s likely that experience will be one of the prerequisites for the role. But...
Sad, young woman covering her head and slouching over her desk
JOB SEARCH / NOV 19, 2018

So, you spent the last few weeks going back and forth through a series of interviews for a job opening. The position may have been your dream job, a much-needed career...
Close-up of a woman writing 'new job' on a notepad
JOB SEARCH / NOV 15, 2018

You’ve probably heard a thousand times before that you should never leave a job without first finding another one, and in most cases it’s true! Although it’s never easy...
Cheerful young man shouting into a megaphone against a pink background
JOB SEARCH / NOV 09, 2018

To get ahead in your job search, you need to make sure you’re pushing only your best self forward. And to do just that, you need to learn how to effectively market...
The NASA globe at the Kennedy Space Center
JOB SEARCH / NOV 05, 2018

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration – better known as NASA – is an organisation with a colourful history: it put the first humans on the moon, it’s...
Evil witch making a magic potion
JOB SEARCH / OCT 19, 2018

If you’re a Halloween lover, you’ve probably already picked out your costume and put up your decorations. And this year you might even be thinking about finding a job as...
Man sitting at desk and writing a letter with pen
JOB SEARCH / AUG 21, 2018

Do you have your heart set on a specific company but have never seen them post a single vacancy? And are you on the verge of giving up completely, and convinced you’re...
Closeup of businessman holding piece of paper saying 'elevator pitch'
JOB SEARCH / JUN 14, 2018

If you’re hoping to find a new job, one of the things that you can definitely benefit from is learning how to craft the perfect elevator pitch. Commonly known as the...
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