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Business Development Manager

  • Leading Sport, Leisure and Entertainment organisation
  • Event, Conference/Functions or Corporate Hospitality senior sales background
  • Melbourne based
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How To Land A Job When You're Over 55


A common theme from candidates in their mid fifties and older, is that being out of work when you are over 55 is the proverbial “kiss of death” to a career.  

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Job Seeking Etiquette To Stand Out From The Crowd

Job search etiquette is an important part of job searching. A simple yet often forgotten professional etiquette is to send a polite email thanking someone for their time. Whether this be with directly with an organisation or through a recruitment firm, acknowledging that persons time shows your professionalism, interest in the business/opportunity and reinforces any points from the meeting.

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The Most Valuable Skill for Job Seekers


Professionals talk a lot about the skills job seekers need to land a good job and keep it -- like the sweatshop internship experience guaranteed to secure you a competitively-salaried career, the Cirque de Soleil choreography of Adobe Acrobat and of course, the expert proficiency in Microsoft Office, ostensibly the easiest program suite to learn and the most sought-after nonetheless.

Your years of experience in your field and software familiarity notwithstanding, there's one skill that will benefit you in every interview you attend and every position you hold: tenacity.

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What Employers Want: Ask Yourself 3 Key Questions That Will Turn Your Resume Into A Winner!


As a mature job-seeker, you are well aware that your resume has to be top notch. Not only does it need to make a dynamic first impression, it must also distinguish you from the competition and present your skills and experience in such a way that you are viewed as the ideal candidate for the job.

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2 Reasons Smart People Don't Get Hired


Despite having “loads of relevant experience, lots of personality, and even pedigree educations,” there’s a good chance that your most brilliant, overachieving friends and acquaintances are those who have suffered the longest periods of unemployment, says Maurice Ewing, PhD, chief executive and founder of Conquer, in a recent LinkedIn post.

Seems illogical, right?

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Talent Quotes

In honour of the inspiring Maya Angelou (R.I.P) our quote this month comes from this remarkable woman.

"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style."
- Maya Angelou


Senior Relationship Manager - Private Bank NSW

  • Leading Private Bank
  • Existing Portfolio UHNW focus
  • Sydney
Our client is a leading Australian Financial Institution with an exceptional reputation for delivering outstanding service and solutions to their clients.   In more recent times they are seen to be dominating the Private Wealth and lending market.  An opportunity now exists for a high calibre Senior Private Banker to join their team.

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