Career Resources

Well, if you like her, that's good enough for me: Choosing referees
The Good Jobs Team, 07 Jun 2016

When it comes to choosing your references, remember that a reference can be the difference between a job offer and a rejection.

Resume-writing services
The Good Jobs Team, 23 May 2016

A good resume is a powerful aid to getting a job, no doubt about it. And it's possible that using a resume-writing service might get you a more telling resume than the one you write yourself. It's still something you should be wary about.

Writing a job application for a not-for-profit: How far can you stretch it?
The Good Jobs Team, 18 May 2016

Cans and can'ts of writing a job application: The differences between making omissions, stretching the truth and outright lying.

Writing a resume for a not-for-profit: What's different?
The Good Jobs Team, 17 May 2016

Six things to keep in mind when writing a resume for a not-for-profit role.

Cover yourself with glory: Writing a cover letter
The Good Jobs Team, 17 May 2016

In a job application, your cover letter is your chance to get a memorable riff going. You can tell a coherent story of why you're their dream come true. It's your big chance to make an impression.

Six questions you should ask in a job interview
The Good Jobs Team, 26 Jun 2017

At the end of a job interview, most interviewers will ask if you have any questions for them. Like all other questions they ask, they expect you to have an answer for this too.

Seventeen questions not to ask in a job interview
The Good Jobs Team, 18 May 2017

It's a good idea to ask questions in an interview...just not these ones.

It's not a sprint, it's a relay: team players wanted
The Good Jobs Team, 18 May 2017

If you're working in the social sector, you're more than likely to be part of a team, and your success is going to depend in large part on how well the team works together.

Job interviews: 21 things not to do in the waiting room
The Good Jobs Team, 10 Apr 2017

21 things not to do in the waiting room and a couple of handy to dos.

Interview Black Spots
The Good Jobs Team, 06 Mar 2017

Some practical information and advice on what can and cannot be asked in a job interview.