Tips for finding jobs
Are you looking for your first job, looking to change your job or between jobs and trying to secure some interviews? These are still very challenging times for job seekers, with only the first signs that we are nearing the end of the recession. Job hunting can be very frustrating and so we have put together some tips to help, or at least give you something to think about. From a change in career to re-writing your CV to preparing for your interview, hopefully there are some new approaches to help you in your applications to the many opportunities we are currently listing on our pages.
Social media is arguably one of the greatest modern day resources in the job hunt. From advertising yourself on Twitter, to building a professional LinkedIn profile – your presence online could mean the difference between being offered a job - or not. While it’s important in this century to ensure your brand has a strong presence online, it’s even more important to bear in mind that online, there is nowhere to hide.
It's all about YOU! If you want to enhance your career prospects, we believe it is key to develop your personal brand: how others see you and also how you represent yourself and your ideas. Without a strong personal brand, you will undoubtedly blend into the crowd and become a needle in a haystack.
Whether it is voluntary or involuntary, managing major change in your career can be challenging and most of us go through a number of emotions when it comes to coping with sudden change.
A Curriculum Vitae (CV) is defined as a person’s education, qualifications, and experience. So, why do so many people struggle when it comes to making themselves sound appealing to prospective employers? Here are a few things to remember...
Very few of us enjoy job interviews. The nervous tension, the utter desperation to impress, the sudden realisation – and panic – that you don’t know the answer to that all-important question. There are a number of simple things to consider which will help you to secure the position of your dreams.