Job Search Guidance for Professionals

Specialist in Resource Industry, Defence Force, technical and non-technical professionals
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Resume or CV need upgrading?

Stand out in the crowd with tailored CV Development

Struggling with a Cover Letter?

Demand attention with a bespoke cover letter


Looking for Job Search Support?

Get help with your CV, LinkedIn Profile; 1:1 coaching

Wanting to Nail that Interview?

Present at your best with interview Coaching

Why Choose Career Prospecting

Searching for a new role in the resources industry?

Career Prospecting can help you gain clarity and confidence in your job search.

With specialist resource industry knowledge and a strong background in recruitment, Career Prospecting supports technical and non-technical professionals to make their next career move.  Whether you’re a Health and Safety specialist, Engineer, Project Manager, or in Finance, HR, Marketing, Office Support or Project controls, we can help you.

If you need personalised and practical job search advice and tailored, professional CVs, we provide a national service across Australia, with our career coaching headquarters in Perth, WA.

Our process follows four simple steps…

Know what work you like

Recognise what you are good at

Understand the market and the industry

Demonstrate your value

What people say…

You helped me see my potential

“I would like to say thank you so very much for all your help and support during what was a very difficult period. You helped me see my potential and showed me how to answer with relevant information. Thank you.”

Administration Support

I will highly recommend you to others

“Just looking over the resume, you’ve done an amazing job! The scope and content is so much better. Thank you very much for your assistance, I will highly recommend you to others.”

Project Manager

Simple and Concise but True and Real

“I loved it. It’s super easy to read, professional and with personality. You really have a great way of making things sound simple and concise but true and real.  I think the key achievement sections are great and focus on the consultative approach, which is perfect for this job. “

HSE Advisor

Meet Carol

Carol Erkes is the principal Career Coach and founder of Career Prospecting.

A Professional Member of the Career Development Association of Australia, Carol is a qualified career coach with a background in Recruitment and HR. Having over 15 years’ experience in both global and national West Australian organisations, Carol has a strong knowledge of current recruitment trends and job searching techniques. 

Taking a solutions focused approach to coaching, Carol provides career direction using practical strategies and simple tools.

  • Master of Business Studies, Human Resource Management
  • Grad Cert in Career Development
  • Professional Member of the Career Development Association of Australia


How Can I Help?

If you need help with your career direction, job search strategy, resume writing, or job interview coaching, call or email Carol today.

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