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In the competitive employment market it’s important to ensure you stand out to recruiters and hiring managers, and I’m here to help! With over 20 years experience as a professional recruiter in various industries both here in WA and abroad in London, I know all the tricks of the trade. I can not only assist in resumes and cover letters that will be tailored to the jobs you are applying for, but I can coach you in interview skills, job search techniques, improve your LinkedIn profile and provide career coaching to optimise your chances of scoring the job you really want. I am here to give you that competitive edge with my inside industry knowledge to help you strive for your career goals


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Expert Recruitment Specialist

I have 20 years experience in the Recruitment Industry working within HR teams and closely with Hiring Managers. I have recruited a broad range of positions, both Blue and White Collar, within the Professional Services, Construction, Mining Oil and Gas and Financial Services sectors. Specifically I have worked for Big 4 Accounting Firms, Top Tier Law Firms, Big 4 Banks and Global Oil and Gas, Mining and Construction companies, plus recruitment agencies, both here and abroad. I am also degree qualified with a Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resources and Industrial Relations. 

This experience has given me those 'tricks of the trade' to help YOU put your best foot forward, and aim for that job you really want. I am passionate about recruitment, and I understand that remaining competitive in an ever changing market can be really challenging. I want people to succeed, and can provide the tools to optimising your chances to stand out in the recruitment game.

On a personal note, I am also a mummy to a very passionate and happy little girl, wife to a business owner (who I assisted with social marketing during my time as a stay home mum) and an avid music fan (no concerts lately due to COVID but plenty of spotify...)


What does Strive Career Consulting offer? I offer a variety of career coaching and recruitment services. These include expert advice across Resume, Cover Letter and Selection Criteria; LinkedIn Profile assistance; Job Search and Interview Skills Coaching; plus Outplacement and In-house Recruitment Services for organisations who wish to outsource. More information on each service, can be found below and using the drop down menu. You can also follow us on social media for more tips and information - links are below in our ‘Contact’ section. 

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Resume Services

Resumes are not just a summary of your work experience, but a way for potential employers to get an insight into your career aspirations, skill set, qualifications and most importantly your suitability to the position you are applying for, which yes includes soft skills. That’s a lot for one document to convey and unfortunately the screening process may knock out great candidates simply because their resume does not achieve this goal.


More and more companies expecting large responses to vacancies are also using technology to run an initial screening process on applications, so you need to ensure your resume will show up in these searches. That is why ATS friendly resumes are vital right now for key word optimisation. LinkedIn profiles also need to be ATS friendly to ensure you rank your profile higher when searched, as well as ensuring your SEO (search engine optimisation) friendly resumes  rank your profile higher on google when searched. I can show you tips on how to achieve all of this and implement them for you.


Ideally the perfect resume is tailored to the positions you’re applying for and includes a cover letter so the recruiters and hiring managers understand why you are applying for the position and why YOU are the best candidate for the job.



(Entry level, Mid Level, Specialist and Executive) 

I offer a bespoke resume writing service that caters for entry level, mid level, specialist, and executive level positions across various industries. In addition to being varied depending on level and industry, I can ensure they are tailored to specific applications if required and have various template designs. You will receive a resume that is;

- Professional and achievement lead and highlights your career aspirations, skills, credentials, expertise and experience.

- Key word optimisation (ATS and SEO friendly) to ensure you show up in applicant tracking systems and searches by employers and recruiters.

- Free initial consultation available to get to know more about your needs and career aspirations.

- Ongoing collaboration during development of your documents, PLUS 10 day time frame for any further amendments on completion of service. All documents provided in WORD and PDF


Cover letters are also available and advisable in this competitive market. I can provide cover letters tailored to specific applications or speculative cover letters. They will highlight your skill set and suitability to the position and include key words for SEO and ATS searches.


I can assist with those lengthy Selection Criteria and Detailed Applications with specific criteria requirements. This service also covers resumes and cover letters that require an accompanying portfolio of work, common to executive level applications.

Rates for each service vary, and discounts apply if more than one service is required - please contact me via contact page for a quote and expected time frame. 

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LinkedIn Profile

Did you know that 90% of recruiters use LinkedIn to source candidates? Not only can they search for specific skill sets and experience but they can view your work history and also filter out ideal (and not so ideal) candidates. Even if you apply for a job directly they may still check out your LinkedIn page as part of their selection process. My specialisation will help improve your current LinkedIn profile, or develop a profile from scratch if you don’t already have one. 


-LinkedIn Profile developed from scratch including Banner Image; Advice on Profile Photo; Headline; Summary of experience, strengths, skill set, achievements and career aspirations; Career and Education History.

-Plus optimal use of key words for search by recruiters and employers (ATS friendly so you rank high on searches), practical advice on how to build and develop your network and how to utilise additional tools that flag you are looking for work (where appropriate) and enhance your profile.


-Review current LinkedIn Profile and provide constructive feedback on how it can be improved/optimised.

-Apply changes to your profile and provide tips on how to continue to grow network, how to appear in more searches by employers and recruiters and utilise additional tools that flag you are looking for work (where appropriate) and enhance your profile.

Rates for each service vary, and discounts apply if more than one service is required - please contact me via contact page for a quote and expected time frame.

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Interview, Job Search and Career Direction Coaching

I offer coaching tailored specifically to your needs. This can be a combination of a few focus areas or just one depending on what you require. Areas of coaching include Interview Skills, Mock Interview with feedback, Job Search and Career Direction.
I run either 60 minutes sessions or 90 minute sessions depending on requirements. 


Once you have secured yourself an interview the next step is nailing that interview and getting an offer of employment. Did you know that employers are looking at EI (Emotional Intelligence) just as much as experience, education and IQ nowadays? So you may be technically brilliant at what you do, but can you work in a team? What do you do when conflict arises at work? And how do you handle the pressure of a tight deadline? All of these things are often tested by an interviewer by using behavioural questions (usually in addition to technical questions specific to the job) and I can give you practise in how to answer these using your previous experience and the STAR technique. 


I will offer professional and practical advice, which can include:

+Mock interview session with feedback

+STAR techniques for answering questions (both behaviour questions and technical questions)

+Dealing with nerves and presenting yourself professionally

+ How to get the most out of your interview including how to answer difficult questions, how to research and prepare and what to ask them!

+How to optimize your job search efforts and how to engage with recruitment agencies 

+Identifying transferable skills and potential career directions

Rates for each service vary, and discounts apply if more than one service is required - please contact me via contact page for a quote and expected time frame.


Outplacement and In House Recruitment Services

I am happy to discuss any potential portfolios of work covering outsourced Outplacement and In House Recruitment.


I can take on end to end recruitment functions, or specific parts of the process, depending on requirements. I can cover recruiting, head hunting and sourcing candidates, screening applications, running interviews, reference checking, and other end to end recruitment functions as required. In addition I can mentor new recruiters within teams, having managed recruitment teams both in recruitment agencies and large companies across Australia. 


I can provide outplacement services to your organisation providing; career assessments and direction; career counselling and advice on employment options including transferable skills for other industries; resumes and cover letters; creation or review of LinkedIn profiles; job search and networking training; how to approach and use agencies; plus interview skills training including Mock Interviews.

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Contact me today regarding the services of interest and I'll come back to you promptly with further information, expected time frame and quote. 

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