The Most In-Demand IT Pro Roles In Australia

Looking for a new job or thinking about retraining? LinkedIn has analysed activity by members to identify the most sought-after skills in Australia, and the list is utterly dominated by IT roles.


Five Things Job Candidates Obsess Over That Hiring Managers Don't

Have you crafted a beautiful resume with the perfect typeface? You might be focusing on the wrong aspects of the process, as hiring managers are just looking to find qualified people. Here are five things that people put too much emphasis on that hiring managers actually don’t care about.


Don't Ask Interview Candidates About Their Current Boss

Conducting a job interview requires you to plan the questions. One question you shouldn’t ask: What do you think about your current boss?


Six Questions You Should Ask To Learn About A Company's Culture

After hours spent meticulously fine-tuning your cover letter and resume, you’ve finally scored an elusive interview with the employer of your dreams. But how do you know if you’ll actually fit in the company culture? You may need to ask a few key questions to learn if the company is right for you.


Tech Job Vacancies Are Still Slumping

It’s a good time to gorge yourself at work Christmas parties, but not to go hunting for a new IT pro role. According to job advertising site Indeed, ads for tech positions fell by 12 per cent in November compared to the previous month.


Ask LH: How Should I Describe My Internship On My Resume?

Hi Lifehacker, I’m currently undertaking an internship within the accounting industry. Generally, these are named “vacation” programs in Australia. However, I wanted to know if it would make a difference to include my experience under the title vacationer, intern or summer analyst on my resume as I am considering applying for positions in other industries as well as overseas. Any thoughts?


Why Big Data Could Create Legal Problems For Job Seekers

Staff recruitment and retention are an ongoing challenge for employers. Proponents of big data in the workplace are now claiming they can change that.


Should You Always Wear A Suit To A Job Interview?

Conventional wisdom holds that you should dress sharply for a job interview, and that often involves wearing a suit. But that might not always be the best choice.


Choose The Right Career Track For You With This Job Posting Exercise

So many careers. So little time to explore them all. If you’re having a tough time figuring out your career path (or what you really want to do with your life), NYU’s three-step tracks exercise can help you narrow down your potential career, using job listings.


Would You Take A Job For The Free Massages?

Tech companies like Google and Twitter are legendary for the perks they offer employees. But is it worth taking a job that offers free massages if you’re going to be in the office for 16 hours every day, coding like a maniac between bowlfuls of organic muesli?