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Video resumes present valuable strengths (it shows your personality, displays your video editing skills, and offers a competitive advantage) while suffering from significant drawbacks (it doesn’t give a full picture of your career, doesn’t show your writing skills, and allows for discrimination).

Career Opportunities Arising from the 2020 Federal Budget

Who last year thought that a stockpile of fabric remnants would be the makings of a flourishing reusable facemask business? Not me, for one. If this year has taught us anything, it is that nothing can be taken for granted, and that can have positive implications too.

6 Pros and Cons of Video Resumes

Video resumes present valuable strengths (it shows your personality, displays your video editing skills, and offers a competitive advantage) while suffering from significant drawbacks (it doesn’t give a full picture of your career, doesn’t show your writing skills, and allows for discrimination).

8 Essential Tips for Video Interviews: Lights, Camera…Zoom!

The popularity of video interviewing will continue to surge, even when COVID-19 seems safely behind us. In fact, given the increase in remote working and working from home arrangements, video interviews are set to become the new normal. That’s why Evelyn Manfield at ABC News suggests you treat learning interview techniques across a variety of channels and platforms as not just an interim fix but as a form of genuine upskilling.

Gender Equity and Recruitment: the Good, the Bad and the Algorithmly

In the decades since Germaine Greer wrote The Female Eunuch and Aileen Moreton-Robinson wrote Talkin’ Up to the White Woman, women from a range of backgrounds have become more visible in the public domain and increasingly recognised for their roles in shaping the world. This is no less true of the workforce, where women are now employed across a wider variety of sectors and roles. Yet gender discrimination persists and has an impact on every aspect of employment, right down to the job application process.

4 hacks to stand out in the tough new COVID-19 job market

The right way to prepare for a virtual interview starts from the basics. Universal interview etiquette is still important, such as dressing well and making sure you’re present on time, while there are also virtual-interview-specific needs, such as making sure the room is quiet so you won’t be disturbed for that block of interview time. (This can be tricky if you have kids at home!)

5 Industries Where You Can Look for Jobs Post-COVID-19

The market is like an elite boxer — every time it gets hit in the face, it climbs back to its feet. So what will the economic climate look like after the worst of the coronavirus threat is over?

Easy Steps to Progress Your Career During COVID-19

The year 2020 is one for the history books. Australians still reeling from the impact of devastating bushfires have had their lives thrown into further turmoil by the COVID-19 pandemic. In these uncertain times, you might think it unwise, if not plain selfish, to invest time and energy in the transformation of your career.

5 Essential Steps to Becoming a LinkedIn Influencer

A LinkedIn influencer resonates with their audience, provides value on topics important to their brand and followers, and is publicly known online as a trusted authority with measurable successes. Elsewhere, an influencer’s presence across various social media platforms may also impact the behaviours of users and sway them to buy a particular product or service they are personally invested in. In the general sense, an influencer possesses the power to convey their knowledge and position to a wider audience who is willing to listen, think, and possibly even act upon their authority.

4 Best Ways to Leverage Social Media as an Executive

75 per cent of employees think that a company is more trustworthy if their CEO is on social media.