career advice blog

Are you looking for career advice on how to land your next dream job? Randstad's career advice blog is an information hub containing helpful tips and excellent career advice on topics such as: searching and applying for jobs, the latest job search tools, how to network, top interview hints & tips, how to write a resume and cover letters, how to build and maintain your personal brand on social media and general career advice.

Friday, 21 March 2014

The 5 types of work personalities - Which one are you?

Tags: work in Australia

Did you know that the average person is likely to spend over 1/4 of their lives at work? No matter what occupation you fall into, the one universal truth we all share is our colleagues... and wouldn’t it make it much simpler when dealing with ... read more

Friday, 21 March 2014

How to leverage social media to land your dream job

Tags: finding a job, job search, work in Australia

Are you looking for work at the moment and want a competitive edge over other jobseekers? Did you know that businesses no longer just rely on posting traditional job ads online or in newspapers – in fact, 23% of Australian employers surveyed ... read more

Friday, 21 March 2014

How to ask for a pay rise this year - and get it!

Tags: salary, work in Australia

With the start of a new year brings fresh professional focus and new resolutions, and after a busy year, no doubt topping many workers wish lists this year is a pay rise. Simply done, right? Not so – in fact, asking for a pay rise, regardless ... read more

Friday, 21 March 2014

7 great ways to stay motivated throughout your work day

Tags: work in Australia

No matter how much you love your job, even the most engaged employees can occasionally experience slumps throughout the working day in their motivation levels.  Here are 7 ideas to stay focussed and enhance your performance when your ... read more