Are you a jobseeker looking to get ahead in your career? We’ve collected practical and trusted information below to help you go about your job search the smart way.

12 months of the TSS visa at a glance

With most of our major economies facing a workforce crisis by 2030, the Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) visa program is helping to plug the labour gap in the Australian market. Since it was introduced last year, there are more temporary visa holders than ever Down Under – in fact it’s the seventh most popular destination for travelling talent. Here’s what else is happening in the Australian TSS visa landscape one year in.

5 ways modern resumes are changing – for the better

The traditional resume is becoming a thing of the past – but how will the resume of the future perform? Hiring expert Rachel Hill explains how modern CVs are more about credentials, skills and screening, rather than a basic job-history outline.

False credentials and fake job histories: How applicants misrepresent themselves

A 2017 report found a staggering 85% of employers have caught candidates lying on their CVs – a marked rise from 66% in 2012. From lying about qualifications to hiding a criminal background, there are countless ways job seekers falsify their information. We reveal the most common tactics used to dupe employers – and how to spot them.

Case Study: Aussie platform GoBlitz offers clients and jobseekers a more secure way to work

The sudden rise of the gig economy has been a major blessing for industries where freelancing and short-term contracts are rife. But along with new avenues for work, it’s also created additional hiring risks for business owners and HR managers. Joel Kleber, Chief Digital Officer at GoBlitz, explains the risks that contractors can pose to both customers and employers, and shares tips on how implementing the proper checks and screening procedures has helped the business rise above its competition.

The Do’s & Don’ts of Networking

Networking doesn’t have to be a dirty word. Growing your network and building fruitful relationships in an authentic way can fill your professional life with

Expert Q&A: A day in the life of a disability worker

Ever wondered what it’s like to work in the disability services sector? We sat down with Wayne Zahra, Regional Manager and Senior Specialist Psychologist at Disability Services Australia, to learn about the challenges and rewards of the job.

A career in IT: Meet Murray Francis

Over the next few months on our blog, we’ll be shining a light on the interesting people who play an important role in CVCheck’s success. Today we’re chatting with Murray Francis about his interesting career and time at CVCheck as our IT Manager.

eBook: Work Smarter Not Harder

If there’s one thing most of us agree on, it’s that there are never enough hours in the day. We can’t steal more time – but we can make better use of it. No matter what you’re doing – jobseeking, hiring staff, renting or managing properties – there’s a tech tool that can make your life easier and simpler.

How to upskill without the student loan

Upskilling can be an effective way to gain a competitive edge when you’re looking to secure a new role, be given a promotion or expand your knowledge into new areas. Unfortunately, there are huge loans associated with universities, and hefty price tags even on short courses, but you’ll be pleased to know that there’s an almost endless amount of reputable courses available online for free or under $100. Though there’s no replacement for formal education, here’s some ways to upskill without getting yourself into debt.

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