Employment

When It Comes to Resumes, Size Matters.

Although other resume writers, some which are quite credible in the industry, believe in creating lengthy resumes, our team at BC Resumes strongly uphold a writing philosophy of ‘size matters’. From our experience across various industries, we have discovered that keeping a resume concise and to-the-point is the most successful strategy. Our experience with previous clients, hiring managers, and basic human psychology and behaviour has enabled our team to take a more sales-oriented approach when it comes to writing resumes. The resume is the first impression, and in the first 10 seconds of looking at your resume – a recruiter will...

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Finding an Inter-State Job: A Case Study

This case study begins with our client Kat, and her husband, who were located in Queensland but were going to relocate to Sydney, New South Wales within the week. As such, Kat was attempting to secure employment in Sydney before she relocated inter-state. A quick glance at her needs would be a challenge that many would not accept, or would not be able to live up to. However, at BC Resumes, we love an exciting challenge and we love to exceed expectations – which is why we have a consistent level of high client satisfaction. After understanding the needs of Kat,...

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How We Made the Dream Job a Reality: A Case Study

Throughout my years of professional resume writing, it’s stories like this that make me remember why we begun BC Resumes. Just like every other small business owner, things are never easy – especially when you are trying to build something up from scratch. And I’ll admit that I am only human and from time to time, I will lose that passion for my work. Alas, this case study was one of the many highlights of my writing career and inspired my passion for my writing when I needed it the most. This case study begins with our client Laz, who was...

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Unemployment in 2018: What the Stats Don’t Tell You

As of January 2018, the Australian unemployment rate was at 5.5%. Which is great news but, this statistic, alone, does not show you the full picture of the current 2018 employment landscape. Not knowing the rules to the game, how can you expect to win? Let alone play? A quick glance at the unemployment rate over the last five years, tells us that 5.5% is quite low, especially in comparison to the higher rates of 2015 (which was actually a core reason behind the founding of BC Resumes). And, a low unemployment rate is by no means a bad thing –...

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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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