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The 5 Qualities Employers are looking for

You are asked in every interview what your best qualities? You then try to read the facial expressions of the person in front of you in order to determine exactly what traits they are looking for. There is no need to guess, employers are looking for the same traits in their potential employees so here […]

10 Signs it’s Time to Find a New Job

Work can be one of the best or worst things about your day. It can drain your mental and physical energy or it can rejuvenate you with the accomplishment of making a difference. The trick is finding out if you are not right for your job before you spend years in it. So what are […]


If you are amongst the many Australians who resolved to get a new job in 2016, count yourself part of a very large section of the population. Setting a career goal is great, but keeping a New Year’s resolution is a challenge. As with any goal, the first step to success is entering your New […]

Top 7 Tips to talk about Weaknesses in a Job Interview

At 1300 RESUME we provide expertly worded documents such as resumes, cover letters, selection criteria and LinkedIn profiles for clients in all industries with 21 years’ experience. FREE Interview Coaching is included in all packages and clients often need direction and insight in regards to handle to talk about weaknesses at a job interview. Hence […]

How to write Selection Criteria

At 1300 RESUME  we write professional selection criteria responses for many people who feel daunted at the thought of applying for jobs in the Australian Public Service. Selection criteria are statements that describe the qualifications, knowledge, skills, abilities and experience that are required in a job. When asked to respond to selection criteria, you are being […]

How to create a High Impact Résumé

At 1300 RESUME  we proactively monitor feedback from clients and recruitment agencies, hence we understand that recruiters spend an average of six seconds looking at résumés that cross their desk and Australian are making unnecessary errors that are costing them their dream jobs. Following research, we uncovered surprising statistics in a study using eye-tracking technology […]

6 Tips to Writing an Achievement-Based Résumé

Many people construct their résumé based on everyday job duties, failing to stand out or create impact. As a result, recruiters or HR Managers get the impression they are dealing with someone who can only do the basics. Although résumés need to include day-to-day job responsibilities, the way to make a résumé truly stand out […]