Handshakes to Avoid

Touchy feely? It happens to everyone; you meet a perfectly nice person for the first time and offer the universally accepted social gesture to shake their hand. Before you know it you’re unpleasantly affected by the poor hand to hand connection and you’re put off before you’ve even begun talking. The reality of job interviews […]

Looking for a new Job? Here are some great reasons why to use a Recruitment Agency.

Recruitment agencies are a great tool to aid you with your job search. Agencies specialise in different industries and job types, so make sure to keep this in mind as you start your search for a career change. More opportunities – Recruitment agencies have access to a wider variety of roles; many organisations prefer to use […]

Part-Two: Do’s & Don’ts for an Interview

Quite often we try and remember too many things before walking into a job interview. When you first turn a computer on and try to run too many applications at once, the computer will become overloaded and you’ll be pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL before you know it. Unfortunately, we cannot press those three magic buttons in a […]

Part-One: Do’s & Dont’s for an Interview

We all want that dream job and for a lot of people the idea of even getting a job can sometimes seem overwhelming. The scariest thing is that you could be the perfect fit for the role on offer however one simple face to face meeting could be the ultimate undoing of the next step […]

Looking to Hire? Why use a Recruitment Agency

Experience – Recruitment agencies have market insight and copious amounts of knowledge when it comes to what is happening in the market place and how to efficiently go through the hiring process. Marketing – Consultants know how to write a high quality Ad to attract your ideal candidates, and give your company great brand awareness. Recruitment consultants […]

Why I Moved From California to Canberra

Many people think the only reason you would want to move to Canberra is that you could get a Government Job.  So when I tell people why I moved from California to Sydney and then to Canberra; I get a resounding “Why?!” It is disappointing that so many people have a negative view of Canberra […]

Executive Assistants in Huge Demand

Here at Effective People, we continuously have a huge demand for Executive Assistants to fill positions for our Government clients. Just this week alone, we have had six requests! This is a great time for anyone with experience in this field or for those who have the skills and desire to apply for an EA […]

How to Write a Professional Resume + Template

Resumes stimulate lots of conversation amongst recruitment consultants and hiring managers alike. Many like resumes, many dislike them. One thing is for certain, whether you think resumes are good, bad or ugly, resumes still serve a critical role in securing you an invite to interview. It’s 2017, and time to dust off those old resumes, grab […]