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Recruiters don’t look at your resume for more than a few precious seconds, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t still carefully craft your resume to make sure you have the best chances of landing a job. Here’s a simple formula from Google’s HR chief that will help you put the best information on your resume.
Knowing when to quit your job is never an easy thing to figure out. Amazon has recently taken an interesting approach by offering up to $5000 to employees who want to quit. Would you take it?
According to a national poll conducted by job matching network OneShift, approximately half of Australian workers actively search for new jobs online during work hours. Of the 2659 people surveyed, one in 10 also admitted to getting caught in the act by a colleague or boss; to varying results. Do you think it’s acceptable to job hunt in the office or should it be a sacking offence? Discuss.
Hi Lifehacker, I’m currently completing my university studies and I’ll want to apply for some graduate opportunities, either mid-year or next year. The thing is, I don’t actually have any work experience relevant to the roles I’m looking at — all of my prior jobs were just to “pay the bills”, so to speak. While I have plenty of extra-curricular activities to note on my resume, the main issue is with referees.
Your personality and how you fit into a company’s culture could be even more important than the skills you possess. One survey of employers found the top personality traits they look for when hiring — and some of them are ones interviewers can spot as soon as you walk through the door.
Hi Lifehacker, I’m a recent graduate who is looking for some suitable full-time employment. The only problem is, all the jobs I’m looking for are interstate. I have no qualms about moving or jumping on a plane for an interview, but should I be upfront with potential employers by putting my current location on my resume with a statement saying I’m willing to relocate? Or do I simply leave it off so I won’t get rejected right from the get go by an overzealous HR department which doesn’t want to deal with the potential hassle of hiring someone from a different state?