Author: Gio

The Increasing Unemployment Rate in Australia and How You Can Still Succeed

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Why does Australia’s latest unemployment rates spark controversy, putting fear into the hearts of workers and why do they matter?   It was in March, just five months ago, that Australia’s jobless rate sat at a 30-month low. Australia's unemployment rate rose to 5.8% in June of 2016 from 5.7% in the previous three months. Whilst this might seem bearable, September 2016 is forecast to demonstrate a year-high unemployment rate of 6%, which is only expected to gradually increase.   As of mid-2016, over 1.3 million Australians were declared unemployed. Every month of 2016 has incurred a 0.1% increase in the unemployment rate. Sure,...

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Does Your Resume Pass The 10 Second Test?

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Every 10 seconds 25 million emails are sent, 560,000 searches are Googled, 70,320 tweets are made and 7,380 Instagram photos are uploaded. In fact, in the 10 seconds you took to read this far, your recruiter would have already made a judgment as to whether or not you are qualified for the job –  solely based on a quick glance of your resume. It may seem impossible for such critical information to be conveyed in just 10 seconds, but experienced recruiters are able to make first impressions and conclusive judgments within a ten-second scan over your resume. How can you make...

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