Spring Carnival Fashion – 3 things job seekers can learn from racegoers

Regional Manager Gippsland - DFP Recruitment

For some, the Spring Carnival season is not just about racing, it’s more about fashion! From the latest trends in colours and styles to the most outlandish head gear. While there’s no need for job seekers to put an inordinate amount of time in deciding on a fascinator, there are some tips on dress sense…

Maintaining wellbeing during your job search

Regional Manager Gippsland - DFP Recruitment

The process of searching for a job is one rigged with highs and lows. It is a difficult process for many reasons, the loneliness, lack of supervision and structure, and the unpredictability of success. A job seeker is often under pressure given the enormity of what’s at stake and must rely on their own instincts…

Need a reference? Avoid this crucial mistake

Regional Manager Gippsland - DFP Recruitment

Many job seekers make the mistake of confirming their referees well after commencing their job search. It is important to resolve the issue of references at the start of your job hunt so that this matter will not cause undue anxiety during the search. Generally, your former employers and associates will not intend to say…

Developing your network

Regional Manager Gippsland - DFP Recruitment

It is estimated that a large portion of the jobs that are filled are done so via the hidden job market, that is “word of mouth”. The major advantage of penetrating the hidden job market is that your competition is dramatically reduced. Unlike through advertised positions, people who source jobs via their network or direct…

How do you know when it’s time for a new job?

Regional Manager Gippsland - DFP Recruitment

There is a theory that most jobs have an expiry date – that what you felt so passionate about and enjoyed doing on a daily basis in the beginning doesn’t last forever. You may have already experienced this in your career or you could be one of the lucky ones to be either doing what…

How to follow up after a job interview

Regional Manager Gippsland - DFP Recruitment

Next to being informed about landing a job, many candidates find the end of an interview and the relief of doing well to be the second best feeling. Given all the preparation and stress that goes into interviews, this is completely normal. While the sense of relief is immense, it is important to complete a…