Choosing to quit your job and joining the competition can be a risk, but one made easier if you join a competitor in an industry where you already have knowledge, connections and credibility. In that sense, the company you’re leaving can become a key asset and even your best references in your new career – if you exit properly – or an obstacle to your success if you burn bridges. Read more
You need 10 successful job hunting and job search techniques if you want to secure a job interview. Searching for a job can be a stressful experience fraught with uncertainty. Job seeking and career changing is different for very candidate and there is no ‘one size fits all’ solution. Some people are able to secure a new job in no time, while others seem to struggle just to get one interview. Only dogged determination, positive thinking and smart strategies will take you where want to go. Employers are looking for much more before they even consider you for a position. Some people just seem to have a gift for this sort of thing, while you’re sitting here getting nowhere. Read more
I am frequently approached by my clients on whether they should leave the corporate world and make the leap from the for-profit to the not-for-profit world.
Have you been to a Job or Career Fair lately? Well they are all coming up again in a town near you and there are usually some good job opportunities to discover if you come prepared and do the right thing.
It doesn’t matter if you are currently employed and seeking to move to greener pastures, or if you’re an unemployed job seeker who wants to get back in the game, a proper resume is the best start for a successful job search.
I know…. bla bla …. yes we’ve all heard it hundreds of times before, so what else is there to do to secure more interviews?
Well, for starters, recognise that different job seekers require different tools. A Blue Collar Professional who is seeking a new position over $40k a year may benefit greatly by including 1 or 2 more documents in their job search whilst the professionals seeking a position over $75k a year may need to get more creative with their documentation attachments. Read more