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How to Write an Effective Cover Letter that Lands You Job Interviews

A cover letter is a vital part of your job application. It allows you to make a great first impression and highlight your qualifications for the role. So, the answer to whether a cover letter is necessary these days is YES! Hiring managers tell us that an application missing a cover letter signals a lack…

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How to Write a Unique and Compelling Linkedin Profile Summary (About Section)

According to LinkedIn, junior Recruiters spend up to 23 hours weekly on LinkedIn, while more experienced Recruiters can spend up to 15 hours. With over 20 years of recruitment and staffing experience under my belt, I can tell you these statistics are pretty accurate. Our team is on LinkedIn every day, scrutinising the LinkedIn profiles…

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Six Steps to Creating a Linkedin Profile That Actually Stands Out

If you are looking for – or even open to – new job opportunities, taking time to update your LinkedIn profile is a smart thing to do. The more times people see your name in their newsfeed or search results, the more your brand will become embedded in their minds. Brand awareness generates recognition, leading…

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January 25, 2023

How to Create a CV Using Your LinkedIn Profile

If you need a resume fast, you can use LinkedIn’s automated resume builder to generate a CV in less than a minute. Here’s how: Step 1. Ensure you’re logged into your LinkedIn account Step 2. Click the button below to open the LinkedIn Resume Builder LinkedIn Resume Builder Step 3. Click on ‘Create from profile’…

January 24, 2023

Top 10 Most in Demand IT Jobs in 2023 in Australia

The ever-growing use of technology in our lives means tech skills are some of the most sought-after. But which skillsets are more in demand? Drawing on Clicks’ market research and recruitment data, as well as the Australian Government jobs and skills data, we provide a countdown of the top ten most in-demand IT jobs for…

November 7, 2022

How to Ask Your Boss for Mental Health Leave

Feeling stressed or burnt out? It’s not surprising when we consider the ongoing global pandemic, continued skills shortages across many industries, rising costs of living, and looming prospect of a recession. It’s like a pressure cooker, and the strain spills into workplaces. A global workplace report shows employee wellbeing has stalled since COVID-19 began, and…

October 26, 2022

The Best Way to Ask for a Professional Work Reference

Reference checks are a standard part of the hiring process. Potential employers typically request referee details after interviews. But sometimes, you are asked to supply references upfront as part of your job application. Ask early It is a good idea to contact your referees as soon as you start thinking about looking for a new…

September 29, 2022

Top 20 Highest Paying IT Jobs in Australia

Demand for tech talent doesn’t appear to be slowing down. Over the past few years, this has been driving salary increases across many positions. Clicks’ recent market research revealed that 56% of IT professionals reported a salary increase last year. So, which jobs are topping the list? Whether you are looking to change jobs, make…

September 20, 2022

What Are Motivational Interview Questions and How Do I Answer Them?

We all know about behavioural based interview questions, but what about motivational questions? When we asked a group of experienced job seekers about what they do to stand out in job interviews, they all talked about the importance of using the STAR technique. They focused on highlighting their skills, experience, and achievements. No one mentioned…

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