Biography Is Not Destiny

Posted: 15/08/2016 by Cox Purtell

Broadening your search increases your chances of achieving a better result.

Every Interaction Is An Interview

Posted: 18/04/2016 by Cox Purtell

Stop and think about who you may be speaking to without your knowledge – everyone deserves the same respect as you.

How I Got The Monkey Off My Back

Posted: 04/11/2015 by Cox Purtell

For those not in recruitment, the phase ‘Monkey off your back’ essentially means making your first placement.

Is Phone Etiquette Dead?

Posted: 27/10/2015 by Cox Purtell

First impressions are everything, whether face-to-face or over the phone.

Interview Preparation: Company Research

Posted: 06/10/2015 by Cox Purtell

Doing your due diligence on a company can give you a competitive advantage to secure the position as well as necessary insight you need for progression.

The Second Take on First Impressions

Posted: 29/09/2015 by Cox Purtell

You didn’t quite get a chance to have a satisfactory meeting. A number of things transpired that didn’t help your cause. Let’s just Blame the Feng Shui.

3 Job Seeking Myths…Busted

Posted: 21/09/2015 by Cox Purtell

I have collected a few of the “myths” that I hear frequently – here are my opinions on why you should ignore them!