After six years of recession, we’re seeing green shoots in our economy and a certain level of confidence seems to be returning to the country and our employment market generally. I have certainly noticed several positive signs. Not only are there more jobs available, but the ‘passive’ job seekers are testing the waters of the jobs market once more.
- Rewrite your CV
According to a recent study, 56% of all hiring managers are more impressed by a candidate’s personal website than any other personal branding tool, however, only 7% of job seekers actually have a personal website.
Every New Year the pen and paper comes out or in today’s world the note pad on the iPhone to write down the dreaded list of New Years resolutions.
The list usually starts with things like:
- New Job
- Go to the gym
- No alcohol
- New diet
All of these are possible but it is about having the determination to actually follow through and do them.
You are an experienced senior level candidate. You have built up an impressive profile in the business you are working in; so why isn't your potential employer jumping at the opportunity to meet with you when you decide to apply for a job that they have advertised?
Years of training, learning, practising and repeating day in, day out, have resulted in Katie getting to this pivotal point in her career and bringing home gold for her country. Strenuous days spent in the small (but soon to be reknowned) St.
Finding a new job is like running a marathon, not the 100 metre sprint. The Marathon and 100 metre sprint are two of the most popular and highly anticipated events and races which will be viewed at the Olympics this year. Although both are equally competitive races, the methods of training and type of challenge facing athletes competing in the two events are completely different.
The shock to the economy and employment over the past four years has resulted in one in seven jobs disappearing. Such a decline in employment would have resulted in major emigration in any open economy. This is a fact none of us can escape from, however there are still positives to be taken from this.