Cinthia Zanotto

How to create strong professional connections and build a network overseas

Investing time in networking is a piece of advice you’re most likely to hear from the majority of career specialists.  The serial entrepreneur and personal branding expert Bianca Miller Cole is part of this group.  She wrote an article, listing ten reasons why networking is essential to anyone’s career. According to her, it increases the chance of people noticing you, and you may end up establishing long-lasting relationships. It also opens doors to new… Read More »How to create strong professional connections and build a network overseas

How to get your first job in Australia when you lack experience?

What’s your story? Have you finished high school in your home town and moved to Australia to get a higher education? Or, have you come here to learn English, and you found it as an opportunity to change careers? Whatever your situation, you have now decided to enter the Australian workforce. And you don’t know how to land your first job in the country because you lack experience in a… Read More »How to get your first job in Australia when you lack experience?

Getting ready for your job interview with Lynx – The most common interview questions.

If you have landed a job interview, it means you’ve already made quite an impression on your potential hirers. Now, you have a final opportunity to convince them that you’re the right candidate for the position.  So, how can you make sure you’re going to tell everything they expect to hear from you? By getting ready for your Interview.  Lynx People have already shared eight tips on how you can… Read More »Getting ready for your job interview with Lynx – The most common interview questions.

The 10 trend jobs in Australia, according to Lynx People

Are you planning your future in Australia and would like to have an idea on how the job market is going to be in the next few years?  Or, are you willing to find out if your qualifications are in high demand in the country nowadays?  The Lynx People General Manager, Evelin Alvares, may be able to help you out. On October 10, she went live on the Information Planet Facebook to… Read More »The 10 trend jobs in Australia, according to Lynx People

What do foreigners usually get wrong while writing an Australian resume?

Job hunting is not an easy task for the majority of people. For those doing it in another country, speaking a different language, it can be challenging right from the beginning, when writing a resume.   It is not only a matter of translating experience and qualification to the new idiom but understanding how the recruitment system works in that country.  If you’ve checked Lynx’s tips to build a winning Australian… Read More »What do foreigners usually get wrong while writing an Australian resume?

What information you’d look at if you have 8 seconds to read a CV?

If you’re reading this article right now, chances are you are job hunting at the moment. And you may be wondering what you should do to make your resume stand out from the crowd. So, here is a question. Have you ever stopped to think about what a recruiter may be looking at when he has your CV in his hand? The recruitment expert Debora Compri can give you a… Read More »What information you’d look at if you have 8 seconds to read a CV?

Why your student visa shouldn’t stop you from pursuing a job in your field!

You may be an international student living in Australia and working in something out of your field for a reason.  You may still need some time to improve your English skills, or you think you are not ready to take your career to the next level yet. Or, you are waiting for the time when you will be able to apply for a visa that allows you to work full-time… Read More »Why your student visa shouldn’t stop you from pursuing a job in your field!

Do you know your employees’ value?

When calculating the cost of a product or service, companies usually take into consideration a list of tangible and intangible aspects. Some elements are simple to determine as people can quantify them. However, some factors are much harder to measure, as they don’t come with a real price.  The same happens when business leaders need to evaluate how much a team member worth.  Employers can use different methods to figure… Read More »Do you know your employees’ value?

Do you know how much staff turnover is costing your business?

As a manager or a business owner, you may already have an idea of how much a staff turnover can add to your company expenses.  Although it is hard to measure all the cost involved in the departure of an employee, specialists can assure you of one thing. It is an expensive process.   According to Industry Analyst Josh Bersin, “many studies show that the total cost of losing an employee can… Read More »Do you know how much staff turnover is costing your business?

How to use a travelling gap to boost your CV!

Each year, a large number of people from overseas come to study, work and travel in Australia. The latest statistics reveal that there were about 622,000 international students and over 127,000 Working Holiday visa holders in the country recently.  The data shows that Australia has become a trendy destination among backpackers and those who are looking to learn English as a second language, or obtain higher qualifications. It also points… Read More »How to use a travelling gap to boost your CV!