Social Media Tips for 2018

Accounts such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter are now used on a daily basis, and widely considered the most popular social media accounts. How do these impact your job search as a candidate? Why are they important to have, and maintain? __ THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING A PROFESSIONAL SOCIAL MEDIA PRESENCE These days it is not uncommon for...

Continue reading

Starting out in a ‘start-up’

Start-ups are often perceived to be the cool places to work. These are the places where funky individuals hang out in modern offices, with cutting edge technology, and come up with ground breaking ideas whilst playing ping pong. But in reality; most start-ups aren’t what they seem to be, and there is a lot of hard work that goes on...

Continue reading

Work Life Balance and how to REALLY make it work

In the Office Support world, we are often engaging with candidates who place a high priority on work/life balance when seeking a new opportunity. Let’s face it, most Executive Assistants don’t sign up to this role because of the short hours. Being an EA or an Office Support professional means that you cannot rely on starting at 9am and being...

Continue reading

How to make your Office Support resume stand out from the crowd

The Office Support market in Sydney is as competitive as ever. For every single application you submit, you will be competing against an average minimum of 90 other candidates. Only 1 in every 45 applicants will secure a face to face interview. Often, the hiring manager will take sub 10 seconds to peruse your resume! This means you need to...

Continue reading

I was once in your shoes.

Imagine being 21 years old, driving into the Sydney CBD for the first time. The traffic is daunting, you are being directed to the closest car park via phone, and all you can think about is your outfit creasing. You enter the reception of a global corporation and nervously await your first interview. You land the position, and start as...

Continue reading