All Posts Classified As: Ask the Career Energizer Coach

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  • Using the STAR Technique to answer interview questions

    http://www.positivegoalsandsolutions.com.au/2013/07/13/using-the-star-technique-to-answer-interview-questions/

    Job interviews can take many different forms and may be unstructured or structured in their format. A current favoured approach is the competency based interview which is often used in large organisations and the public sector. This type of interview is designed to make the job application process as objective as possible by removing any conscious […]

  • Update your resume – Drop the Objective and replace it with substance!

    http://www.positivegoalsandsolutions.com.au/2013/05/12/update-your-resume-drop-the-objective-and-replace-it-with-substance/

    If you haven’t done so already it’s time to drop the “Objective” statement from your resume. Why you might ask? Well there is a widely held view that an Objective statement is outdated in today’s job market, and can be a negative when presenting a resume for opportunities. Consider these comparisons… Objective: Opportunities to utilize […]

  • How to Take Control of your Job Search

    http://www.positivegoalsandsolutions.com.au/2013/04/13/how-to-take-control-of-your-job-search/

    I often hear job seekers say they have sent out hundreds of resumes, only to never hear from anyone-ever. It’s hard to tell if this is the result of an ineffective resume-or simply the sheer volume of applications received by the recruiter or company. Or maybe the company isn’t really hiring after all, or they’ve […]

  • Is your resume optimised for automated tracking systems?

    http://www.positivegoalsandsolutions.com.au/2013/03/03/is-your-resume-optimised-for-automated-tracking-systems/

    Have you ever wondered what happens to your job application and resume once you have “submitted” them on line? As the days or weeks pass, do you wonder why you never receive a phone call or email from the employer? And, why are you asked to submit your resume in word format only? Well, it […]

  • What is Your Career Strategy for this year?

    http://www.positivegoalsandsolutions.com.au/2013/01/29/what-is-your-career-strategy-for-2013/

    Picture yourself one year from now. It’s January and you have just had your most successful year so far. What do you see? New job? Promotion? New business venture? Over ambiguous goals are never achieved, so it is really important to spend some time analysing what you want most from your career over the next […]

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