Job application tips & tricks

A resume can have little impact on an application, regardless of how impressive it is, if you don’t have the relevant experience required for the position. Most of the roles we work on for clients require that the suitable candidate has undertaken a...

Basic resume checklist

For this article we’re going back to basics. Too often, the basics are overlooked and it can be glaringly obvious. Ensure your CV follows this basic formula. Contact details Full name Address Phone Email Photo (optional) Please ensure that your...

Avoid these typos at all costs!

There’s a handful of typos that we see all the time, and they make us cringe. The hard part is that none of the example will be picked up by spell check, as the alternative is still a real word. If you’re lucky Microsoft Word might pick up...

Resume mistakes to avoid

There’s so many resume templates and examples out there, it can be difficult to know what to do when it’s time to update yours. Some automotive candidates have never even needed a resume before. So if you’re creating or updating a resume...

Resume typos

Resume proof reading is essential. A resume is usually the first thing we see from a candidate and as recruiters, if we present a candidate to a client, the resume is the first thing they see. For us to represent you, your resume needs to be professional....

Looking for work in the automotive industry?

When a new candidate registers with us, there’s lots of information to take on and it can be a little overwhelming. Whether you’re not working and looking for your next opportunity or you’re just putting some feelers out to see what’s...

Key words for your resume

Resumes typically use a lot of adjectives. The words you choose to describe yourself, your skills and your experience have a significant impact on the way your resume is interpreted so it’s important to select these words wisely. As recruiters,...