Ensuring a successful virtual interview

Posted: 24/01/2022 by Cox Purtell

Ensuring a successful virtual interview   A virtual interview, or video interview, can be an effective way to demonstrate your skills to a potential employer. With many more of us working from home more frequently, employers have taken to doing many virtual interviews. We don’t see this changing much moving forward. Perhaps the first interview...

10 Tips for Nailing your Interview This Year

Posted: 12/01/2022 by Cox Purtell

10 Tips for Nailing Your Interview This Year   Whether you’re applying to your first job out of university or looking to make the move from one company to another, interviewing can be an uncomfortable experience for some, no matter how many times you’ve done it before. As the old saying goes, dress for the...

Managing your first month at a new job

Posted: 25/11/2021 by Cox Purtell

How to Manage Your First Month at a New Job Starting a new job can be very exciting, but it can also be nerve-wracking to know what to expect in the first month in your new role. Keep in mind that everyone experiences their first month at work differently, so your experience may not mirror...

5 Ways to Maximize Time at the Office

Posted: 10/11/2021 by Cox Purtell

Working from home can have its perks, but don’t underestimate the importance of being able to get out of the house and back into your work environment once more. While taking care of your children or other household duties can be rewarding, having time at the office can give you perspective on your work, help...

Recruitment Agency Land: Champagne or Razor Blades

Posted: 03/03/2020 by Cox Purtell

12 year old me would never have dreamed that adult me would have a career in recruitment. As a child, I wanted to be the first female prime minister. That was always the [pipe] dream, until I realised I would have to live in Canberra. Speaking with peers in the recruitment industry, very few us...

Career Education Needs to be a Priority!

Posted: 27/04/2018 by Cox Purtell

As a Secondary Teacher turned Recruiter, I am well-aware of how the decisions we make in our youth can influence the paths we take in our future. I frequently speak with junior candidates and recent Graduates who have no idea when it comes to career aspirations, and I strongly believe this is due to a...

So You Think You’re A Digital Marketer?

Posted: 15/09/2015 by Cox Purtell

It seems that you can’t pick up a resume these days without seeing that increasingly pervasive word “digital” emblazoned across every second job title.

Let’s Get Physiological!

Posted: 20/01/2015 by Cox Purtell

Smiling activates 12 out of approximately 36 facial muscles. The surge of energy that accompanies these muscle contractions affects the tone of our voice.

The Year of One More

Posted: 12/01/2015 by Cox Purtell

In order to drive myself forward to the finishing line and holidays, I challenged myself to “do one more”.

Succeed at Interview Using the 5 P’s

Posted: 19/12/2014 by Cox Purtell

if you follow the 5 P’s; Punctuality, Presentation, Posture, Politeness and Preparation you WILL succeed at interview.