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The Complete Guide to CV/Resume Parsing: Get Your Resume Seen by AI
In an age where technology is constantly changing, it’s essential to ensure that your resume is up-to-date. The best way to do this? By knowing the latest tools and trends used in recruitment, such as the process of CV or resume parsing. What are CV or Resume Parsers and how do they work? Read this blog post and learn how to create the perfect resume that will get parsed by AI software.
How to Write a Cover Letter That Gets You the Job

Are you wondering how to make a great cover letter for the job you want? A well-written cover letter is like a first impression. It's your opportunity to introduce yourself, state your qualifications, and explain why you're the best candidate for the job. To write a successful cover letter, here are some tips, sample templates, and a checklist from professional resume writers to help you formulate a job-securing one in 2022! 

The Perfect Resume: How to Get Your Mind and Body Ready Before Your Job Interview
Finally, after creating the perfect resume and addressing the selection criteria on your cover letter, it’s time to interview for the job of your dreams! You devise a fail-proof job interview plan by preparing days before your big day. After...
Nailing Your Selection Criteria Response | FREE STRATEGIES AND EXAMPLES
  You’re planning to apply for your dream job and feel confident you have a great shot at getting it after perfecting your resume and cover letter. But wait! “What is this?” You ask!  You cluelessly read, “submit your resume...
TIPS FOR SECURING A GOVERNMENT ROLE IN AUSTRALIA
Do you want to secure a government role in Australia? Have you tried asking, “when is the perfect time to find a job in the public sector?” The old saying goes, “Life is all about the right timing.” The end of the financial year can be the perfect timing you are waiting for! Here are some tips to get you started.
How to Make a Winning Cover Letter | FREE TEMPLATE & SAMPLES
Your covering letter is designed to introduce yourself, provide a summary of who you are and detail your talents, skills, knowledge, and personal qualities. To make the most of your chances, inject a good and optimistic tone into your application....
551,300 jobless Australians minus 1 | How The Perfect Resume Helped a Client Secure an Interview Despite A 7-Year Career Gap
The Client | Jenny and Her Family Jenny, a job seeker from Brisbane, planned to re-enter the workforce after a 7-year hiatus. She and her husband, Mark, decided stepping down from her hospital administrator role would be the best decision for...
Get To Know Yourself Better To Achieve Job Satisfaction
Wondering how to get a better job or improve your work performance? The answer is by self-exploration and awareness or knowing yourself better. Gain job satisfaction with the help of these no-sweat exercises and job securing tips prepared by The Perfect Resume team's Professional Resume Writers and Career Coaches.
How to Land the Job of Your Dreams in 2022: Our 3 Easy Resume Tweaks
Claim it! 2022 shall be the year you land the job of your dreams! Wondering how? Through this career advice blog. So, if you are wondering how to tweak or improve your resume to help you pass the computer screening tactics and get noticed by employers when applying online or traditionally, dive in! You'll learn how to tweak your resume like a professional resume writer and see effective examples.
Decide Whether You Should Step Up, Get Out, Slide Sideways or Stay Put!

Career planning is a crucial step in ensuring career development. It helps professionals, ranging from graduates to executives, seamlessly move up around various career stages. Learn why you should start thinking about your career development early on in life and effective ways of devising strong career planning strategies from The Perfect Resume experts.

NO WAY! You're Firing Me? What do I do Now?😱
Compassion comes in unique ways and forms. A simple smile can better the day and change the life of a troubled person. As for those who have been recently made redundant or are feeling anxious about the possibility of termination,...
Boost YOUR Interview Rate via LinkedIn with 3 Easy Steps
  If you've ever wanted to successfully get multiple job interviews in days – not weeks or even months – you're reading the correct blog post. You’re about to discover The Perfect Resume team's 3-step method to immediately get noticed and receive...
Australia's Top Resume Writing Training Provider
Are you a stay at home mum who is looking for some additional income and considering becoming a resume writer? Wondering which resume writing certification course is the best in Australia? Do you have the relevant skills and want to learn how to create The Perfect Resume from the comfort of your home? Get started with The Perfect Resume Writing Training Course today!
7 WAYS TO ACE AN UNSTRUCTURED INTERVIEW | THE PERFECT RESUME
Are you expecting an unstructured interview anytime soon? Have you been preparing yet find it difficult to gain confidence for you don't know what questions to expect? Do you need help with crafting and polishing your answers for an unstructured...
What to do if you are made redundant

Are you wondering what the process is when you have been made redundant? Do I need a solicitor for my redundancy? Is there anything that can be done to prevent being made redundant?

The Perfect Resume is a leading provider of redundancy outplacement and career services for displaced workers. We have helped thousands of people find new employment, and we’d like to help you too. We offer many different types of support for our clients, including resume writing, interview coaching, career advice, career outplacement counselling and more. Read on to learn how we can help you after a redundancy.

PERFECTING COVER LETTERS AND SELECTION CRITERIA RESPONSES | FREE SAMPLES
You’ve probably found THE ONE – the job you love! You now look for the latest copy of your resume and perfect it. But what about your cover letter? A cover letter is a one-page document that aims to express your intention of securing the spot. Wondering what your cover letter must include and how to address selection criteria? Read on and polish your application. Catch our FREE cover letter and selection criteria samples!
Top 7 MUST-DO Career Change Tips When Addressing Selection Criteria in your Job Application

Addressing selection criteria can seem frightening, but it can be easy to highlight your skills and experience with the right approach. In this blog post, career change experts from The Perfect Resume will help you understand what Key Selection Criteria are, provide tips on how to address key selection criteria effectively, and even give FREE examples from which you can gain insight. Read on for more information and craft the perfect responses for your dream job!

THE ART OF NEGOTIATION: ASKING FOR A HIGHER SALARY | THE PERFECT RESUME
Have you been staying at that same company and still receiving nearly the same rate upon your entry? Worried that you may sound greedy or cause an awkward moment of silence in an interview when stating your ideal salary? Maybe...
The Great Resignation in Australia: You have resigned... now what? 
Are you a Millennial who enjoyed working from home and now your boss has pulled you back to the office and you are hating life? Did you have a post-pandemic epiphany and realise you only get one chance at life? Perhaps you are feeling burnt out because of all the extra hours the coronavirus has created. The Great Resignation in Australia is looming, just as it has done in the US. Therefore, soon, you will be wondering, 'if I resigned from my job title, what should I do next?'.
LinkedIn Profile Guidelines To Make You A LinkedIn Rock Star
Are you looking for a job and are thinking to yourself, how do I know if someone is on LinkedIn? What's the best way to connect with people I don't know? or what's the difference between LinkedIn and other social media platforms? If so, you have come to the right place as we have all the answers!
Resume Writing Secrets to Get you Working in Australia
How to write an Australian-style resume? This article will assist you with the resume writing secrets to get you working in Australia, especially when preparing your standout resume examples!