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Marilyn Jones is an executive recruiter experienced in resourcing staff for companies and assisting individuals with their careers.

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In the olden days… and what’s happening today

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Marilyn Jones, Monday, 16th September 2019 -  Experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones looks back on the changes in recruiting over the last 10 years and shines some light on what’s going on when you don’t get a reply from a prospective employer.

Call me! Why recruiters want you to pick up the phone

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Marilyn Jones, Monday, 19th August 2019 -  Experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones advises job seekers to call before they apply, and always read the selection criteria carefully.

To cover or not to cover…

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Marilyn Jones, Monday, 15th July 2019 -  Experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones offers job seekers some advice on the do’s and don'ts of a great cover letter.

Too much or too little

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Marilyn Jones, Monday, 10th June 2019 -  In Australia we use the words CV and resume interchangeably but there are some differences between the two, writes experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones.

No, not that way. This way…

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Marilyn Jones, Monday, 6th May 2019 -  In her latest blog, experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones offers up some tips on what not to do in your CV.

How do you take a ‘no’?

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Marilyn Jones, Monday, 25th March 2019 -  Experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones highlights some of the reasons why you need to be gracious, even in rejection.

Two Not 20

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Marilyn Jones, Monday, 11th March 2019 -  Experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones returns to the subject of networking to offer her advice on how to get through those days when you ask yourself “do I really want to make the effort today?”

Nooo… Not Networking

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Marilyn Jones, Monday, 25th February 2019 -  Experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones reflects on the importance of networking and why it should be a key part of your job search strategy.

Beware the ‘Would’

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Marilyn Jones, Monday, 11th February 2019 -  When it comes to job interviews and showing you’re a star, preparation is key, writes experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones, in her latest blog.

A One Legged Race

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Marilyn Jones, Monday, 28th January 2019 -  In her latest blog, experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones stresses the importance of getting your elevator pitch right and considers how best to answer the question “what do you do?”.

Recruiters Behaving Badly

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Marilyn Jones, Monday, 14th January 2019 -  In her latest blog, experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones shines a light on bad recruiter behaviour.

Stone Throwing

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Marilyn Jones, Monday, 10th December 2018 -  In her second blog providing advice for job seekers entering and moving within the social sector, experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones discusses how words can harm your chances.
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