Downer

RESUMES FOR DUDES

AUSTRALIA WIDE SERVICE WEMBLEY DOWNS WA , 6019
P: 1300 780 177 M: 0415 223 516
info@resumesfordudes.com.au
www.resumesfordudes.com.au
  • Dealing with a Tough Recruitment Market
  • Contact

Over the past number of months many people have been made redundant due to the dropping off in commodity prices and with organisations trying to tighten their budgets and resource allocations. This trend will probably continue for some time so it is vital to prepare yourself and get educated on how to best manage these situations in terms of your job safety.

For those of you who have become a victim to the weakening resources market or feel you may be let go from your roles in the close future - NOW is this time to start preparing and planning your next steps. Here are the main areas I would address to ensure you can quickly move into a new role in the market.

1. Know what positions to apply for:

For example, if you are a carpenter with experience only in the mining sector, do not spend all your time trying to break into the oil & gas industry. Reason being that due to the candidate rich marketplace, recruiters and HR people will have a large pool of people to choose from already and could easily dismiss your application. Know your skills and strengths and use these to secure your next role.

2. Get your documents in order:

Invest time in your resume as this needs to stand out to get to interview stage ahead of others. Ensure all your Tickets and Licences are up to date and have copies ready to send HR personnel upon request.

3. Be proactive in your job search:

Do not only just use Seek for applications. Ask around your friends and other people in your network about potential opportunities. Utilise LinkedIn and contact recruitment and contracting companies.

4. Track your applications and follow up on them:

Follow up on applications with a contact person (if you have one). This shows your determination and could easily lead to an interview.

5. Stay positive and focused:

Negativity breeds negativity so it is key to persist even after numerous rejections. It only takes 1 application and 1 interview to land a new job!

If you are still employed but are not confident with the security in the role, you too should start working on the above 5 points, as this will dramatically assist you in your job search.

Thanks you for taking the time to read this and should you have any questions or need any further information, feel free to contact me anytime.

Good luck!

Patrick Harnett

------------------------------------------------------------

Written By RESUMES FOR DUDES

Specialising Australia Wide in:

  • Resume Writing
  • Career Consultancy
  • Client Services
  • Mining Résumés
  • Cover Letters
  • LinkedIn Profile Updates
  • Selection Criteria
  • Interview Coaching

How to Contact Resumes For Dudes

Professional Resume Writer & Careers Consultant

ADDRESS

Australia Wide Service
Wembley Downs WA 6019

OTHER INFO

Phone 1300 780 177 Mobile0415223516FacebookFacebookTwitterTwitterlinkedInlinkedInWebsiteresumesfordudes.com.au

GET IN TOUCH

*
*
*

Please choose boot

helmet
spanner
truck
boot
hammer
Send Message
*



Y Fronts teaser bannerDowner Group MiningLink prefered resume writers Civil Link Banner
Boilermakers
Boilermakers required for various roles for fixed plant and mobile equipment shutdowns

Riggers Dido


Operator Maintainer
Bis Industries requires an Operator Maintainer to join our operations at Karara, this is offered FIFO on 2:1 roster from Perth, come join the team!

Mc Truck Drivers Gunnedah
Bis Industries is seeking MC Drivers commencing at Gunnedah on a Monday to Friday roster and every other Saturday as required.

Mc Drivers Goldfields
Seeking expressions of interest from experienced MC Drivers, in consideration for multiple opportunities across our operations in the Goldfields.

Prelude Arrives In Australia
Shell Australia's Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility has arrived in Australian waters this week after its 5,800km journey from the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, ....

Australia's Largest Testing Rig Unveiled In Rocky
Siemens has invested $5 million into the Rockhampton Service Centre, which unveiled this week, Australia’s largest and most advanced gearbox load test rig for mining, wind power and other core ....

Dinosaur Find At Qld Mine Site
Palaeontologists and volunteers will work over the next month excavating and studying 30,000-year-old dinosaur bones at the South Walker Creek mine in Central Queensland. The team of eight people, ....

Black Thoated Finch Puts New Coal Mine At Risk
The controversial black throated finch is back to cause problems for Adani with a fresh legal challenge over the planned Carmichael coalmine. New advice has found the federal environment ....

Monadelphous Awarded $55M In Contracts
Monadelphous Group Limited announced on Wednesday it has been awarded a number of new work packages with a combined value of approximately $55 million. The engineering company will carry out ....

iComplii