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Thinking about a new job or career change but don’t know where to start? Supporting your job hunt is one of Hays’ areas of expertise and we’re here to guide you on making wiser choices to relieve some of the stress that stems from knowing who to talk to and which questions to ask. 

Finding a job that motivates and excites you should not be rushed or taken lightly, but it requires time and patience to get it right. In our collection of articles we cover everything there is to know about how to get a job in Australia, from performing job searches online, to negotiating your salary, to working with a recruiter to get the best results on your terms. We also explain what to do if you’re unsuccessful in your application so you can remain inspired and on track. 

Brush up on the art of the job search by browsing topics from the experts at Hays.

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Reasons why you didn't get the job

Didn't get the job? Here are 10 ways you can improve your chances of application success. 

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Benefits of temporary assignments & contracts

Discover the many upsides of working as a temp or contractor in this online guide from Hays.

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What to do if you have been made redundant

12 tips to help get you back to work after a redundancy.

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Working with a recruitment consultant

Let Hays walk you through the steps of working with a recuiter when searching for a job. 

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Could you benefit from an online portfolio?

Find out how to build a personal portfolio to enhance your job search success today.

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Dealing with a counter offer

Learn how to handle the prospect of receiving a counter offer when job hunting.

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Receiving multiple job offers

Received more than one job offer? Learn how to make the right decision in this article. 

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Responding to recruiters on LinkedIn

Learn how to respond appropriately if you have been contacted by a recruiter on social media.

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Social media mistakes when job hunting

Don't fall into the trap of spoling a job opportunity through how you act on social media.

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How to stand out from the crowd

Presenting yourself as a viable candidate comes easier with the right guidance and tips.

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What should your desired salary be?

Time to address your salary demands? Learn more in this guide from the experts at Hays. 

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How to build your personal brand

Find out how to mastermind a personal branding strategy with confidence using these tips.

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Planning your job search

Download your free job search planner from Hays today.

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