How Hard Would It Be To Document Your Job?

Efficient management relies on well-understood and well-documented processes, but the reality in many workplaces is that crucial tasks are often only fully understood by a single employee. If you were to quit your job tomorrow, how many processes would have to be documented so that someone else could take over your role?


What The People Reading Your Resume Wish You Knew

Resumes are very personal documents, and you probably feel like you want to convey a sense of who you really are. But if you focus on unnecessary flourishes or make your relevant experience ambiguous, the person reading your resume will toss it aside in a heartbeat. Most of all, focus on clarity!


Resumazing Scores Your Resume Based On A Job Posting

Lots of companies are using automated applicant tracking systems today. Resumazing figures out what changes you’ll need to make to your resume to get the job you want.


Avoid These Overused Buzzwords When Applying For A Job

It’s easy to get lost in a sea of candidates when applying for a new job. One way to avoid this? Don’t bother using words that are so overused, they have become nearly meaningless.


Killer Interview Question: What Will Your Employer Think When You Say You're Leaving?

An interesting addition to our killer interview questions collection: What will your employer think when you say you’re leaving?.


How You're Sabotaging Your Job Search (And What To Do Instead)

When it comes down to it, a huge part of job searching is confidence — the confidence to apply to the best positions, to network with anyone and everyone, to convey that you’re the best candidate. But there can be a fine line between confidence and arrogance that you need to keep in check.


Stop Answering 'What's Your Greatest Weakness' With Badly-Spun Positives

The idea that you should answer “what’s your biggest weakness>” in a job interview with something that’s really just a positive trait (“I’m a workaholic!” or “I’m a perfectionist!”) is something you’ll hear often from career coaches. The truth is, just stop. Every interviewer everywhere has heard it before, and would rather you were honest.



IT Job Ads Slump For The Third Month In A Row

Looking for an IT pro role? There aren’t a lot of them about right now. According to job advertising site Indeed, vacancies listed in December fell by a whopping 18.8 per cent.


A Referral Is One Of The Best Ways To Get A New Job

When you’re applying for a job, knowing someone at the company gives you some insider knowledge. If you have a referral, you’ll increase your chances of getting the job by 40%, according to recent studies.