How to Convince Your Boss to Continue Letting you Work from Home: The 2021 Reboot

How to Convince Your Boss to Continue Letting you Work from Home: The 2021 Reboot. 6 Tips. For those whose employment does not centre on face-to-face interactions, working from home has become ‘COVID normal’ in 2020. As with the pre-COVID era, however, employers tend to favour the centralised office over remote modes of working, meaning that requests to work from home still need to be accompanied by high-level diplomatic skills.

3 Quick Tips for Writing a Disruptive Cover Letter 2021

Writing a disruptive cover letter 2021.
A well-structured and written covering letter could be the difference between you and a pool of talented candidates. A disruptive covering letter is what can give you this advantage over others and will ensure that your name, your experience, and your suitability for the position is not so easily forgotten.

7 Resume Trends for 2021 that will Transform Your Job Search (with Examples)

With everything transforming around us, it comes as no surprise that the way you write your resume is vastly different heading into 2021 compared to 12 months ago. And the first thing you should address are these 7 new resume trends for 2021 that have emerged in the wake of 2020.

What are recruiters looking for in a CV?

Some recruiters like detail, some like brevity, some like a functional layout, most like a reverse chronology and some even like fancy graphic design.
The most important facet of working with a recruiter is to be open and willing to adjust the CV as that recruiter sees fit.

Changes Coming to LinkedIn

As other social media giants like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat continue to grow in users and features, LinkedIn has begun rolling out new changes that could rival their competition’s usability, popularity, and overall practicality.

New Addition to Editorial Team

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.