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A guide to rejecting candidates

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 31st March 2021 -  Telling candidates they haven’t got the job is never great. Here’s how you can do it in the best way possible  It’s safe to say that telling a candidate they haven’t got the job is one of

Three ways that job seekers can get ahead in the current job environment

Contributor, Wednesday, 31st March 2021 -  In today’s tough COVID-19 impacted economic environment, a new job can be trickier to secure than ever before. Claire King shares three of the many ways you can position yourself for


Creating a climate for change

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 29th March 2021 -  Jane Stabb is the new co-CEO of Climate for Change, an organisation fighting for an Australia that sees climate action as a top priority. She’s this week’s Changemaker.   For Stabb,

Changing careers? Here’s how you can give your LinkedIn a makeover

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 22nd February 2021 -  We take a look at some of the best ways to make your page stand out in a new sector Many people working in the social change space have come from elsewhere, seeking a job with more purpose. 

Here’s how you can nail the pre-application phone call

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 15th February 2021 -  We share how picking up the phone before you hit send on your job application will get you ahead of the pack Cold calling a stranger isn’t something many people enjoy. But as a job seeker,


The path to success in turbulent times

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 15th February 2021 -  As the new CEO of Australian Red Cross, Kym Pfitzner is on a mission to ensure the charity is equipped to help people experiencing vulnerability through any crisis. He’s this week’s


Forging a path to positive mental health

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 8th February 2021 -  As the CEO of Smiling Mind, Dr Addie Wootten is leading the charge on providing accessible mindfulness skills and tips to millions of Australians. She’s this week’s Changemaker. 

Recruiting is back on, so where are the candidates?

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 4th February 2021 -  We take a look at ways recruiters can get potential candidates out of their comfort zone and into a great new role   A new year and fewer Australian COVID cases have meant that all the


A personal promise to fight brain cancer

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 1st February 2021 -  As the new CEO of the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation, Lance Kawaguchi is using his business skills to refocus the organisation towards its mission of finding treatments for the deadly

Three ways to make the most of your temp gig

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 1st February 2021 -  It might not be your dream job, but we take a look at how using your time wisely in a temp gig can get you ahead.   All the disruptions to work in 2020 have meant temporary positions are becoming


Catching a wave and saving a life

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 25th January 2021 -  Joel Pilgrim is the founder and CEO of Waves of Wellness Foundation, a mental health charity that’s getting people out into the surf and saving lives. He’s this week’s Changemaker.

How your job hunt has changed in 2021

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 22nd January 2021 -  There have been a lot of changes to the job market in the past year. We take a look at how they might affect your job hunt for the year ahead Looking for a job in 2020 was to put it nicely, kinda
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