What’s wrong with my resume?

This article is written by Jerrell Niu, Career Coach, and a Career Money Life Certified Supplier. You can view the original article on Jerrell’s website.

What’s wrong with my resume, you say. I keep on filling out application forms, sending out my CV to every opportunity I see but I never hear back from anyone except for those automatic emails that say “Thank you for your application but on this occasion your application was unsuccessful…“.

You probably feel like giving up. But your problem is something that you can fix. So how can find out what’s wrong with your resume?

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How to find a job when you’re still unemployed

This article is originally published in the Executive Style.

Between jobs for longer than you expected? Seeing the weeks stretch into months can be disconcerting and depressing – and in a less-than-buoyant employment market, it’s an experience more Australians are becoming familiar with.

So what are the secrets to keeping despondency and desperation at bay while you get yourself back in the game?

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How to Conquer Career Transition

This article is written by Leah Shmerling, a Career Money Life Certified Supplier. You can view the original article on Crown Coaching and Training‘s website.

Susan felt fulfilled in her last role as a vocational trainer. She enjoyed working with her colleagues in a positive workplace, and the challenge of training and seeing participants learn and develop. Her role brought her career and personal fulfilment. Despite her success, Susan was disappointed that her contract could not be renewed due to funding. She was left disillusioned and her confidence was effected. Six months later, she is still searching for a new role.

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How to Finance your Career Change

Leah Lambart, Director of Relaunch Me Career Consulting and a Career Money Life certified supplier, shares some important points to consider when planning a career change. 

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How Parents Get in the Way of our Career Plans

For most of human history, what we did for a living was decided for us by our families. We would either directly copy what our parents did, or else we would reverentially accept their suggestions for what we might do.

Only for around the last 200 years have we been choosing jobs for ourselves – and we’re still at the dawn of learning some of the complexities involved.

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