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How to write a CV that gets you the job
Your CV is a marketing tool. Here's how to make it work for you.
All the arguments we’ve heard against part-time — and how to win them
We put the call out to the Beam community about all the arguments they’ve heard against part-time — and they more than delivered! Why are we so passionate about this? One: Because without great part-time roles, some of the most amazing, qualified, productive people in our community are left out or employed in roles that … Continued
The CEO whose company is powered by part-time, remote employees
This entirely remote and part-time company has no head office and operates 24-7! How do they do it? CEO Alison Michalk tells all.
Help us find more part-time roles!
Thank you for being a part of our community. The part-time professionals we meet every day are extraordinary. Game-changers. If we could get find a new job for every one of them, we would! Which is where we’d love your help. We’re always on the lookout for companies that need Beam in their life. If … Continued
Is this the way of the future?
Meet the couples working part-time.
This group of part-time professionals flies under the radar a bit. But their way of working is definitely an inspiration.
Ask Beam: My marketing manager wants to work part-time. What next?
Hi Beam, I run a company that’s growing quickly. My gun Marketing Manager Jill is returning from maternity leave in a month and I’m not sure how to give her the flexibility she wants… She’s just asked to return 3 days a week to the role she used to work full-time. I really want to … Continued
How to work school hours — and kick goals
By Veron Freeman, Marketplace Manager at Beam  With school about to head back, I’m sure work is front of mind for many of you. More specifically, how you’re going to get great work done (and advance your career) while also negotiating the world’s shortest day: the school day. Some people may think part-time professionals are … Continued
Your parent skills are a business asset. Here’s how to pitch them to employers.
By Abbie Boulter, Beam’s General Manager If you’ve had a career break to spend time with your children then the thought of returning to work or having an interview might be pretty daunting. That’s why I want to shift the conversation from “parent skills to personal skills”. The skills that you’ve acquired through all your … Continued
Trust is key to making flexibility work at Car Next Door
Car Next Door is an innovative Australian business changing the way we use cars — so it makes sense that they’d hire innovatively too.
How to write a cover letter that gets you the job
This is your first chance to make an impression. Make it count! Trust that you have what it takes — you just need to convey it. Think of your cover letter as the hook. You want the person reading it to be inspired to find out more about you, read your CV and get you … Continued
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