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 So you have seen a job and which appeals to you...pause! Applying for a job is perhaps like playing darts - throwing lots of darts without practice and hoping to hit the bullseye is not a likely winning strategy.  Here are our tips:  1. Read the job description carefully- underline/ highlight the main tasks and the minimum requirements in terms of skills/education.  2. Review your resume assess your skills,...
Keep your personal business private. And this is particularly true if you are looking for a job and will be receiving daily mail alerts and confirmation for any job applications from services such as MyJobsFiji.  Do not use your business email or a student Id email because... 1. If you leave your job or university, it can be difficult to recover an account. You   may eventually decide to leave your current...
MyJobsFiji lets you create a smart job alert in 3 easy steps. Once created new jobs will be automatically emailed to you daily. How to set up a job alert to receive list of ALL jobs...in 3 easy steps Go to the home page and find the search bar as below   Click on FIND JOBS – DO NOT enter any keywords or location. CREATE ALERT – after steps 1 & 2 a listing of jobs appears. Click on CREATE ALERT...
70% of Fiji is under 40 - the so called "Facebook generation" We cover a Fiji wide audience that is digitally savvy and is unlikely to read traditional media We have a list of Job Seekers on our site who get daily email alerts on all available jobs - we send around 36,000 daily!  Your brand gets out there. We can direct all applications to go through your own Website or any other link you specify....
Abstract: Too many applications received  is a problem that is stated by HR teams. A real paradox when it is all about getting the 'right' candidate. A  problem that digital platforms in some ways have created by making jobs accessible to more people - maybe! We recently received the following complaint:   " Dear MyjobsFiji,  when we advertise, we do not want to receive lots of CVs that are not...
Let’s face it, candidates are human just like us and they have feelings too. Yes,  a reminder is needed of the obvious.  The key reason often stated is because you have not “sold” the job properly. What’s in it for me? Why should a candidate join your organisation? If you can't sell the job to yourself and not passionate about the product (your organisation) then it will come out. Even more sadly,...
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...
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,...
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...
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. ...
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...
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...