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  • 6 steps to a successful career change

    Making a career change can be a daunting experience. But gone are the days when most of the workforce stayed in the one stable job for decades. In Australia, 57% of people have made a career change before; 19% have done so in the last twelve months. So, how did they do it?  1. Self-assessment.  A good place to start is with an honest self-assessment. Changing careers can...

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  • Sound confident in your next interview by avoiding these words!

    So you’ve landed an interview for your dream role, you have the ability and experience to secure the role however how you articulate yourself may be letting you down. You can be dressed the part in your interview suit and on paper you may be the ideal candidate but how you sound is equally important. Many job seekers let careless speech habits sink their chances of landin...

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  • How to negotiate a job offer

    Receiving a job offer is an incredibly exciting and much-anticipated part of the job searching process, so it is important to handle this part of the process tactfully and professionally. We have witnessed many times that an offer is withdrawn because the candidate thinks they have all the power and as a result, they mismanage the process. Our sister Resolver Recruitment hav...

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  • Michelle Alchian: Top Tips On How To Succeed In Real Estate!

    We sat down with Michelle Alchian, one of our Consultants from Temp Talent's sister company Resolver Recruitment, to find out about her journey in Real Estate and those all-important top tips on how to succeed in this fantastic industry!   How did you get into the industry? When I finished high school I couldn’t wait to start work!  While everyone was planning ...

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  • Training with the New York Fire Department

    As my last post mentioned, this was still the highlight of my trip from the Big Apple. While I knew we would be carrying out some training whilst we were there, I had no idea what training though and to say that I conquered some fears was an understatement and some of these I am incredibly proud of! First up, we donned full firefighters attire, including the helmet, and l...

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  • New York Fire Department - FDNY

    If I have to be honest, this was probably what I was looking forward to most of all on my trip to NYC. For all the people who think it was the firefighters I was running to look at you are ABSOLUTELY wrong! The first thing that sprung to mind when I heard we were headed to the FDNY academy was 9/11 and how this team of individuals pulled together for one of the most intense ...

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  • Oh what an experience and oh, what a city!

    Exactly 4 weeks ago today, I set off on an adventure where I had no idea what to expect but I was excited! I was one of a group of 28 business women who embarked on a trip together with the oppportunity to explore some of the most exciting businesses in New York. Not only this, but we also got to spend 2 days at Stern NYU Business school where the focus was on disruptive thi...

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  • Questions you should ask your recruiter

    Many questions race through your mind when being informed about a new job from a recruiter. However the temptation from asking that one particular question first off can ultimately do you a disservice, what company is the job for will let any recruiter know that you’ve fallen into the brand name trap.  When looking for jobs other factors like office location, culture fit ...

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  • How to recruit in a candidate tight market

    As recruiters, we are often asked the question how can I apply for a role where the job ad is full of requirements that normal people simply don’t possess? It’s a catch 22, you need experience to get into real estate 80% of the time but how do you get that experience if no one will give you a chance or if the employer’s expectation is unrealistic? The market we are in at the...

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  • Getting your foot in the door in Real Estate Sales and getting ahead…

    Once you have decided that Real Estate Sales is definitely the career path you want how do you take the next step? The common questions we are asked in Sales are – how do I get into Sales? How do I become a top agent? The following are all great ways to commence your long term sales career;    • Start as a Sales Assistant to a high performing agent or as the junior ...

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