Articles for Professionals

You are what you post.

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I’ve said this many times, if you’re applying for jobs…

Employers are checking out your social media presence (especially Facebook) before they bother calling your references.

If you’re not locking down your social accounts, you need to be sure that what you post (and what others post about you) reflects the way you wish to be seen.

The following post was on the profile of a candidate applying for jobs with one of our clients (censoring mine). Continue reading

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Articles for Professionals

Preparing for One of the Hardest Interview Questions

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We’ve all been there, hoping to deliver the interview of our life and then you’re hit with a question along the lines of…

Tell me something about yourself‘ or ‘Tell me something that I won’t learn from your CVContinue reading

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Articles for Professionals

6 Reasons the Employer Didn’t Call.

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You’ve spotted a brilliant-looking job online. Great location, great salary, interesting role. You send your CV knowing that you’re the best candidate for the role then, a week goes by. Two weeks. Three weeks. You never hear back*. Rest assured, this is not uncommon, so here’s six possible reasons to explain why you didn’t make the cut… Continue reading

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The Good News – Fitness Roles Didn’t Feature Among the 20 Hardest Roles to Fill.

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SmartCompany recently posted an article by Broede Carmody on ‘The 20 hardest jobs to fill in Australia‘.  While Fitness roles didn’t rate a mention, there were a number of points raised that are particularly relevant to our industry. Continue reading

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Articles for Professionals, Videos

Should Photo’s be Included on a CV?

Photos on your CV – What’s the prevailing wisdom? Oversharing or an advantage? Becky and I butt heads on this and come to a conclusion.

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Articles for Professionals

Setting Up Your CV for a Move into the Fitness Industry

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Writing a winning resume can be a daunting task, especially if you’re changing careers or industries. While aimed at those making the jump into the fitness industry, the following details are no less relevant for established professionals that want to best represent themselves.

When you’re competing for roles with seasoned professionals, you need to ensure your CV stands out. Continue reading

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Articles for Employers

Employers, This is the Worst (Fixable) Thing About Applying for Your Job

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When talking with job applicants about the job application process, there is one frustration that comes up again and again…. Continue reading

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