We’re using your resume bio to sell you as an accounting tutor

I’ve written recently about our Accounting Tutor initiative and the response has been fantastic. EzyLearn Accounting Course students are AMAZING! Our team has gone through dozens of resumes and been very impressed at the knowledge and experience of most of the applicants, but you’ll need to decide which one you like best.

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Compelling Resume and Cover Letter

Is your resume up to speed? STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS does not mean you’ll never need to write a resume or cover letter again. We’ve written about this topic before — indeed, when you first start your own business you’ll probably spend a lot of your time applying to work with other businesses directly or through … Continue reading The Do’s and Don’ts of a Compelling Resume and Cover Letter

Is Your Resume Costing You a Bookkeeping Job?

It’s easy to spot bad Microsoft Word skills We’ve had several hundred bookkeepers Pre-Qualify for our National Bookkeeping, Bookkeeper Directory and most of them upload a resume demonstrating their qualifications, experience and references but I’m baffled at how bad the formatting is in these resumes! To help our students do the best job presenting themselves on … Continue reading Is Your Resume Costing You a Bookkeeping Job?

Referral Marketing: LinkedIn is a Free Website and Resume

When you start a new business, it’s incredibly important that you consider how you’re going to market your business to gain new customers. We cover the more traditional marketing strategies in our Small Business Management course, such as print advertising and even Google Adwords, but you shouldn’t only focus on these methods of marketing, as there … Continue reading Referral Marketing: LinkedIn is a Free Website and Resume

Why the File Name of Your Resume is So Important

When applying for a job, there are perhaps only two things most job seekers pay any attention to – the impressiveness of their CV and whether their cover letter is equally impressive, which is fine; CVs do have to be impressive, after all. In fact, if you’re looking for tips on crafting a good CV … Continue reading Why the File Name of Your Resume is So Important

4 Common Resume Mistakes to AVOID

The average employer or HR department spends approximately 35 seconds on each resume or CV before deciding to toss it in the “NO” pile or read on. Some employers are not even doing this, opting for technology to search your CV for them. Resume Mistake #1: No Goal The most important part of your CV … Continue reading 4 Common Resume Mistakes to AVOID

The Skinny on Resume Writing

Basic do’s and don’t on resume writing The job market is tough; that much is true. But if you’ve been sending out your CV with very little response, the job market is only one part of the problem. It’s more than likely that your resume isn’t doing you any favours. Keeping resume writing simple Resume writing … Continue reading The Skinny on Resume Writing

Finding a job using Linkedin as your resume

LinkedIn + your resume I recently wrote about the death of the resume and how Linkedin is replacing the written resume, now I have located a great ebook to help you master the art of using Linked in as a tool to help you find a job or get new customers. The most interesting change … Continue reading Finding a job using Linkedin as your resume

Could Linkedin replace the written resume?

I’ve written a series of blog posts about various aspects of resume writing and other tips you can use to help secure the next great job and it’s fitting that we explore why Linkedin is a serious place for you to promote your MYOB Bookkeeping skills. I was fortunate enough to attend a social media … Continue reading Could Linkedin replace the written resume?

The death of the resume

I was reading an article in SmartStartup by Brad Lindenburg just the other day where he writes about the “death of the resume” and thought that this would be an excellent place to begin a topic for EzyLearn online training students.  We’ve written before about formatting resumes and how they are sometimes read by a … Continue reading The death of the resume

Tabs and Tables make a great resume

One of the most popular office productivity programs in the world is almost taken for granted these days as a program that everyone knows how to use, but there is a lot to learn to really master it. We’re talking about Microsoft Word of course, and we’re currently having new training content recorded for Microsoft … Continue reading Tabs and Tables make a great resume

Is a machine reading your resume?

I was speaking with Ross Miller, the blind rehab consultant who has helped hundreds of job seekers learn new computer skills, write better cover letters and resumes and improve their performance at job interviews, and he shared an interesting resume writing tip with me. Many employers are now using technology as much as possible to … Continue reading Is a machine reading your resume?

How’s your resume looking?

Find a job or become more valuable Apart from our corporate customers who have their staff training on programs like Microsoft Excel to improve their productivity, many students complete their MYOB accounting or Excel spreadsheet training courses to make them more employable because they are in search of work. Their circumstances vary and include: Advancing … Continue reading How’s your resume looking?

How-To Guides: Writing a killer resume?

If you are like a lot of students who enrol into our online MYOB and Excel training courses you probably haven’t used your CV in quite a while. I had a situation in 2008 when I needed a CV for a project I was presented with and it was a time consuming task which took … Continue reading How-To Guides: Writing a killer resume?

How to nail the job search process using SEEK’s advanced job search features

I was speaking with someone who just landed a part-time job, in-fact a contract position, even though the job was advertised as a full-time job. The job seeker was telling me about the advanced new features of Australia’s leading job board, including: New Profiles (just like your LinkedIn Profile) Resume Scanning Job Recommendations “You may … Continue reading How to nail the job search process using SEEK’s advanced job search features

What’s the point of a cover letter?

You’ve spent hours fine-tuning your resume or CV and you go to SEEK or other job boards only to find that they ask if you want to write a cover letter. You don’t really, do you? But here’s why you need to.