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So, here's a little hint. You need to have specified a Resume (CV) before you can post it to the employer. We repeat some steps:  1. Login to your account using a laptop/desktop (preferably not mobile) 2 . Select create a new resume (see screen below) or select your Resume    3. Select Post New Resume   4.  Upload your Resume from your drive (and also complete mandatory fields - Job Type,...
We recently got an email from an employer. Now, before you read on, please bear in mind we cannot and do not want to control who applies. Our mission is to expose opportunities for candidates and employers and this situation would apply we believe to any method of advertisement.  Having said that, we strongly feel that being part of the Fiji business and  HR community it is our professional obligation to address issues if we...
We launched the   www.myjobsfiji.com   job board exactly two months ago without fanfare. We are sharing our experiences based on the advertisements we have seen so far. If you are an employer, professional in Human Resources, and/or simply interested in improving your recruitment process this may be of interest to you. Our top five observations All job vacancies listed on our job board were viewed by at least one or...
 HOW DO I APPLY IN  MYJOBS   FIJI ? - Q&A Q1. How do I apply for jobs that I see on www.myjobsfiji.com? A. You will need to sign up on this job site. It’s quite easy to do. If you need help email us info@myjobsfiji.com Q2. Do I need to have an employer’s email address when applying for a job? A. There is a button “apply now “ next to each job listing - you click on this and apply for...
So you are looking for staff and have had a "hard time" finding "good staff ". We hear those words over and over from CEOs, managers and HR professionals. And, we see them post vacancies/ job opportunities over and over in traditional media. One company reposted a larger advert in the newspaper when a smaller one brought no job applications.  So "what's wrong with that " you ask...?  Ummm, actually nothing...
Is this you? You have job vacancies delivered to your mobile device and you think life couldn't be any better when applying for a job? The fingers tap away on "Apply Now"...and another application sent - yay!   Now all you have to do is wait for the interview call and then... a day passes by then another....followed by a week and eventually a month.  You have stuck to the same routine each day without success what are...
We all have mission and values statements incorporating us, our customers and employees. But, what about potential employees? It is easy in our busy day to day HR and recruiting work, to fail our marketing colleagues in "living the brand". To state another way, we are privileged to be working in our roles so what are we doing to make sure it is that much easier for the next person coming in? 1. Candidates are the "H" in HR  In a...
Below is general advice we gave someone asking for comments on their CV.  We publish this here for the benefit of others who may find applicable.  Hi XXXX Firstly, we aren't experts at this but have the benefit of experience. A CV is a personal document and its purpose is to get you through the door for an interview.  So, your CV should end up in the "call for interview" rather than the "reject" pile. ...
Q1. What do I need to register as a job seeker? A1. A valid email is required for you to register as a job seeker  (you must have an email eg a gmail or yahoo)   Q2. Can I use my work email? A2: You can use your work email.....BUT do you wish your employer/IT staff to know that you are looking for a job? We let you decide...   Q3. How many job seeker accounts should I have? A3: Just one! If you submit...
So what makes you more valuable than the others.....in your organisation ? Here are three simple things... 1. Trust  Specifically building trust. Trust comes from two things - integrity and being capable of doing your job. Honesty is a highly valued trait and is often is part of what defines your integrity. Speak your mind appropriately when asked and if you are unsure be honest. It is perfectly "Ok" to not know all the...
Paradoxically, whilst we see bus driver, beverage staff, cashiers or construction jobs re-advertised we also receive daily messages; “I need a job pliz [sic.] help”, “I am looking for a job as cashier” or "What is a CV?". Our summary conclusion is, therefore - “both”. This makes the job of employers and busy Human Resource Departments that much tougher. Whilst factors such as; labour mobility,...
HOW DO I PREPARE A CV (Curriculum Vitae or Resume) - Q&A Q1. What does a CV normally have?  A. Your CV is a document that tells about your goals, education, experience, referees. Q2. Do I need to prepare a CV? A. Some employers prefer you to have a CV so it’s best to have one. Q3. How do I create or make a CV? A. We will have some templates on our job site that you can use as a guide. You will need a computer with...