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What Age Discrimination? A study released just weeks ago sheds new light on the mission of mature Australians looking for a job, although its findings will possibly not be a major revelation to anyone who has been doing the rounds.

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Age Proof Your Resume. Whether we like it or not, the reality is that while illegal, age discrimination does occur in the job market. If you’re looking at the other side of 45, it pays to pay attention not only to the content of your resume, but also its presentation. How can you make yours age-proof now? Here are the CV Saviour’s top 10 do’s and don’ts for age-proofing your CV.

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12 reasons why you shouldn’t use a resume writer. I’m sure you’ve heard a lot of great things about using professional resume writers – laser focused eye-catching documents, how they genuinely want to help you get the job of your dreams, the phone ringing off the hook for interviews after you’ve sent your professionally written resume out … the list goes on.

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How To Get A Great Resume For Hospitality Jobs. There’s a lot involved to make your job application concise, interesting, and relevant to the organisation you’re applying to. And in the digital age, many applications are received and sorted electronically, before they are reviewed by a human – so many factors to consider!

In this interview Ken Burgin talks with Catriona Watt, the CV Saviour. We discussed the essential elements of a good CV, how long it should be, and what to leave out. We also discussed the importance of Linkedin, the right and wrong way to talk about your achievements (with her format of Challenge, Action, Result), and what should be included in the Cover Letter. There’s so much great information in this conversation – make sure you also download Catriona’s 20-Point CV Health Check to put you on the front foot and get that interview!

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4 job hunting lessons from Shark Tank. A couple of weeks ago in SmartCompany, Yamini Naidu wrote a great article about some of the lessons the Australian reality TV series Shark Tank has taught us so far. Yamini confessed she’d become addicted to it, and I have to put my hand up at this point too, because I’m right there with her on this one.

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Real Virtual Jobs. Work Anywhere,.

Snag Your Dream Remote Job with a Winning CV. You’ve just found your dream job and you know your skills and experience make you the best fit. But if your CV doesn’t reflect you as the perfect match, you’ll never make it to the interview stage to prove you’ve got the goods.

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Two Secrets To A Standout Resume When Returning To Work. With job ads these days often attracting tens if not hundreds of applications, getting your resume just right, especially when you’re returning to the workforce after a period of unpaid leave, is one of the biggest challenges you will face.

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Resumes that WorkA study released recently sheds new light on the issues facing mature Australians looking for work. By John Burfitt.

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