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3 Steps to Keep Your Job Safe During COVID-19 Redundancies & Mass Layoffs

Posted on Apr 15, 2020 by Ulrich Schild

Let’s face it 2019 was a tough year and we were all looking forward to a better 2020 and the start of a new decade. But, look at what has happened. It got worse, in ways none of us could have predicted. The raging and absolutely devastating bushfires continued devastating large swaths of Australia until […]

Debunking the 10 Most Common Myths about Job Hunting in 2019

Posted on Jun 20, 2019 by Ulrich Schild

While we all have different trials, tribulations, and experiences in our lives, there is a common struggle all of us have dealt with in one capacity or another: finding a new job and, often, not having much success in doing so. So if you’ve been reading rejection email after rejection email lately — or worse, […]

People & Culture Show 2018

Posted on May 29, 2018 by Ulrich Schild

People and Culture Shoe 2018 Join CVJedi Director Ulrich Schild and 17 INSPIRING LEADERS who will share their insights and journey on the Subject of People & Culture in June 2018. Get your Tickets here

The 5 Great Misconceptions about Changing Careers

Posted on May 8, 2018 by Ulrich Schild

It is estimated that the average person changes careers at least five to seven times during their lifetime. Most people, however, are bombarded with concepts, misconceptions, and myths around the idea no matter how big or small one’s desired career transition is. So, I’ve listed the top 5 misconceptions professionals from all walks of life […]

21 most overused resume words that kill almost any job application

Posted on Aug 7, 2017 by Ulrich Schild

Are you fresh out of college or updating your resume for a new job? If you‘re using buzz words everyone else is using, don’t be surprised if your application ends up in the NO pile. Or maybe even in the trash bin. There’s still hope, though.  Link your skills instead to show that you’re an […]

How to deal with rejections after job interviews

Posted on Jul 9, 2017 by Ulrich Schild

We all know that job searching is no fun, but what really hurts is rejection. No matter when it happens, via the usual communication black hole, or after the first or second interview, rejection hurts. Period! But you know what also really sucks… the automated ‘feedback’. What makes the whole automated feedback loop so unsatisfactory […]

Do You You Know When It’s Time To Quit?

Posted on Jun 19, 2017 by Ulrich Schild

One of the first questions I get asked when I deal with career changers who are in job search mode is: How do I know when it’s a time to quit? Giving up a job is a big choice and it needs innovative and cautious consideration. There are however certain conditions that you need to […]

Here is Maybe… Why They Did Not Pick You for The Job

Posted on May 18, 2017 by Ulrich Schild

It’s always about scoring isn’t it? …but scoring isn’t simple. I have 8 factors that just might describe why you weren’t chosen for the job. Do you remember those flashbacks when you were growing up? Remember those days when you went out to play a game of cricket, soccer or footie with the playmates or […]

The 10 Must Have Skills IF YOU Plan To Apply For That +$120k job

Posted on Apr 2, 2017 by Ulrich Schild

Career success comes from the mastery of skills plus current tools that can be applied across positions, fields or companies. I have 10 core skills and tools you need to have if you want to improve your chances for that $120k+ job. Whether you believe some people have what it takes to do the job […]

3 Simple Steps to Ace Your Probation Period

Posted on Feb 19, 2017 by Ulrich Schild

Congrats, you got the job! But here’s a bit of sobering news: jobs are never more insecure than they are in the first few weeks of employment. Here are three simple steps that will decrease your chances of losing your new job. How cool?! … You aced every part of your job search. You sculpted your resume. You […]

The “Maybe Reason“ why No One Calls Back for a Job Opportunity

Posted on Jan 21, 2017 by Ulrich Schild

Hiring professionals, like recruiters and HR Managers, take a lot of calls every day. Aside from just being busy people, here are the top 10 reasons why they won’t call you – no matter how special your application is. You’re ignoring the most basic voicemail etiquette Huh, what is the point of that? You are […]

The Top 5 Blunders That Make Mature Aged Job Hunters Un-employable

Posted on Dec 11, 2016 by Ulrich Schild

…seriously, it’s not a joke. But, older job hunters do get hired in Australia and elsewhere. If you believe that all employers are out there to shun you because of your age, then you are probably frustrated after having wasted lots of time for a myriad of reasons; from your salary expectations to your potential […]

The TOP Seven Skills Expected of a 21st Century Job Hunters

Posted on Nov 6, 2016 by Ulrich Schild

If employers could design their ideal new employee hire, what would that person look like? What essential skills and knowledge are the MUST HAVEs to be considered for jobs in 2016 and beyond? Every job in every industry or discipline requires a variety of competencies: a combination of some narrower skills and knowledge specific to […]

500 LinkedIn Connections and still alone!

Posted on Oct 23, 2016 by Ulrich Schild

Do you find yourself regularly checking your email or LinkedIn for new messages? Do you feel that the next message may be the one for your big career move or company sale? Have you lost count of your connections?  I have 4 important check-ups to help you evaluate your situation. If you are a Job […]

The Top 5 CV JEDI Job Hunting Techniques for Millennials

Posted on Oct 9, 2016 by Ulrich Schild

For any millennial and the Gen Y’s just ahead of them, landing your very first job is a typical right of way. Cue the casual weekend job down at the local supermarket stacking shelves, ripping tickets at a cinema, or selling jeans to your mates at the local shopping centre. But as you might expect, […]

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