Job Seeking? Get onto LinkedIn

In this day and age, you are only damaging your job-seeking efforts if you’re not on LinkedIn. Almost every person regardless of their industry should try and set up a LinkedIn profile. Why? Because you get to speak to recruiters directly and also be tapped on the shoulder when a position becomes available matching your […]

Spark Your 2020 Job Search – Tips From The Recruitment Alternative

If you want to spark your job search efforts in 2020, you’re not alone. A career change is often near the top of everyone’s New Year’s resolution list. January is one of the best times to start this hunt. To put yourself in the right position for that perfect opportunity, you need to start preparing […]

So you want to be a Recruitment Consultant?

Have you ever thought about a career as a Recruitment Consultant but don’t have a background in recruitment? Ever wondered how you might be able to break into the industry without previous experience?   The Recruitment Alternative believe the following skills and attributes are key to success in the Recruitment Consultant role: Relationship Building: Whether it’s […]

Benefits of goal setting

Are you someone who regularly sets goals? Perhaps you’ve never given it much thought, or you might know and see the value in goal setting, but don’t actually schedule in the time to do it.  Setting both personal and professional goals is a great way to set you up for success in these areas and […]

Resume Writing Tips

The purpose of a resume is to help you secure an interview with a prospective employer or recruiter.  In this fast paced world we live in, employers and recruitment consultants often view hundreds of resumes. It’s important to showcase your expertise and suitability clearly. Here are some resume writing tips to consider: Relevance If you […]

Administration Jobs in Melbourne

Are you looking for an Administration job in Melbourne? If you are in the middle of your job search you will know that a lot of companies are looking for administrative positions. That’s really good news, but it also means that a lot of candidates will be applying which means competition. How to stand out […]

Resume Writing Trick or Treat? Tips from The Recruitment Alternative

Halloween is approaching, don’t get ‘tricked’ and let the next job you apply for slip away. Whether it is in retail, human resources, warehousing or accounting, here are some ‘treats’ from The Recruitment Alternative. We are Australia and New Zealand’s multi-award winning low cost recruitment agency here to help you win the next career opportunity in […]

What Does An Effective Leader Look Like?

It’s tough being an effective leader.  It looks a lot easier from the outside than it does once you’re sitting in the leadership chair. We expect our leaders to make the right decisions, foresee much of the future, be calm in the face of adversity, never lose their temper, continually motivate staff, appease disgruntled customers […]

Tips on How to Be Found Easily on LinkedIn!

Recruitment Consultants often search the LinkedIn database for candidates that have specific qualifications and/or key words in their LinkedIn Profile. After searching these recruiters are given “search results” that include a Profile view for each candidate and as a job seeker, you ideally want to consistently show up in search results for candidates with your set […]

How To Handle “Meet The Team” Interviews!

In this day and age it often gets to the point in the interview process when you have had a great meeting with the Hiring Manager and are invited to a “meet the team”-style interview where you will get exposure to the people you’ll be working with if you decide to join the company. These […]

The 12 Days of Job Hunting – Christmas 2015

The countdown to Christmas is on but don’t rest on your laurels. If you make a plan to get ahead of the game with some festive job preparation it will make things easier in the New Year So, how can you spend the last few days of 2015 making sure that 2016 is your year […]

Using Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn in your job search in Australia

Social media is becoming more and more of a vital tool in helping you job search. You really need to ensure that you are benefiting from the most popular social networking tools! Not only jobseekers but employers have begun to recognize the benefits of utilizing social media to find suitable candidates. Amongst other social media […]

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