Job Tips & Advice

A good resume will allow our Recruitment Consultants to quickly ascertain your skills and experiences in relation to current vacancies and future employment opportunities.

General rules:

  • Keep it simple and short, a resume should only be 2-5 pages long
  • Use a standard font
  • Do not lie or embellish the facts
  • Include copies of any licences, tickets and qualifications.

A good resume will include:

1. Contact details

  • Your full name and current address
  • Email address
  • Mobile phone number
  • Day time contact number.

2. Licences and qualifications

  • Description of qualification should include any tickets, inductions or licences
  • Date completed
  • Scanned copies of tickets is beneficial however originals will need to be sighted.

3. Work history

  • Dates employed
  • Company worked for and location of the work site
  • Position title
  • List your main duties and responsibilities.

4. Referees

  • A minimum of two referees should be included. They should be relevant (i.e. someone you reported to or someone who directly oversaw your work) and from recent work.

A cover letter should include:

  • A brief introduction about yourself
  • If you are intending to or willing to relocate
  • If you are not applying for a particular role it is important for us to know the type of position you are looking for
  • Targeted information specific to the position you are applying for.