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Top reads from 2017

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With December being a great time of year for reflection, we're looking back at last years’ most popular reads. From resumes to resignation, here's the top career advice Aussies were seeking in 2017.
 

Why this shouldn’t be the first question you ask recruiters

When you get on the phone with a recruiter for the first time, you can be tempted to ask a number of questions, but you can do yourself a disservice if you ask this question first. 

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5 things employers wish they could say about your resume

Sometimes what you don’t include on your resume is just as important as what you do. Here’s what not to send if you’re trying to put your best foot forward. 

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Employers want to see THIS in your profile

Sure, when employers are looking candidates they’re looking for attributes like ‘strong work ethic’ and ‘motivated’ – but there’s one thing ALL savvy business owners, hiring managers and recruiters want to see.

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Does anyone actually read cover letters? 

Is it even worth writing cover letters anymore? We asked recruiters if they read cover letters and the answer isn’t only “yes”, it’s that a great cover letter truly can boost your chances of clinching the job. 

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How to write a resignation letter

“That’s it. I’m out of here.” Have you ever been tempted to say that in a resignation letter? We recommend you don’t. Here’s how to put together a professional resignation letter that will ensure you’re remembered for the right reasons. 

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