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Are you formatting your resume wrong? This might help.

We share some tips on optimising your CV so that it stands out from the crowd. As technology has advanced, the ability to create a bright, snazzy looking resume has never been easier. But just because you can put a million different graphics, lines, columns and graphs into the document, should you? Probably not. You… Read more »

Are you including your headshot in your CV? Think again

Source: Pro Bono We share three reasons why including your headshot will actually put you on the back foot in your job search While a professional looking headshot is important, it’s necessary to think about where you’re using it. While it was once commonplace to include a photo at the top of your CV, talk to… Read more »

Here’s how you can nail a call-back interview

Source: Pro Bono News Have you secured a second interview? Here’s what you need to know These days, it’s likely you’ll come up against several hurdles before actually landing a job. Prepping for a first job interview is essential, but just because your application has been progressed doesn’t mean you should relax The second interview… Read more »

How to nail a job interview when you’re out of practice

Job interviews are nearly always daunting, but if it’s been years (maybe even decades) between interviews, the thought of facing up to a potential employer might be overwhelming. Luckily, there’s plenty you can do to take the pressure off. Lois Freeke talks to Pro Bono Australia and gives her top five tips on how to… Read more »

How to turn referencing checking into a valuable management tool

Thorough referencing checking at the end of a long recruitment process may seem like more hassle than it’s worth, but ignore this crucial step at your peril, says Richard Green, director, NGO Recruitment. “Organisations can save themselves a lot of anguish by conducting thorough reference checks before offering someone a job. Only in this way… Read more »

Why there’s never been a better time to be a fundraiser

Over the last five years, the demand for fundraising skills has soared in Australia with the not-for-profit (NFP) sector now facing a shortage of good fundraisers across all fundraising specialties. And this shortage is set to continue into 2018 and beyond. Although largely driven by NFPs experiencing varying cuts in government funding, demand for fundraisers… Read more »

Top recruitment tips for 2018

Welcome to 2018 and a very Happy New Year to all of our valuable clients and candidates. 2017 was a busy year for NGO Recruitment, and the sector in general, and we’re looking forward to another rollercoaster year ahead. In the world of not-for-profit (NFP) recruitment, 2018 will not be without its challenges, as the… Read more »

5 tips for young people considering a career in the NFP sector

With not-for-profits currently employing over one million Australians, and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) alone set to create over 70,000 new jobs by 2019, there’s never been a more inspiring time to choose a career in the not-for-profit sector. And yet the rewards and benefits of a NFP career are not well understood, especially… Read more »