When you are searching for a job it can be really hard to balance all the components you need to be successful. Not only do you need to be focused, detail orientated, efficient and committed, you also need to make sure that you keep positive relationships with all those you come across in your job hunt.
Are you looking for a job? Instead of looking at Facebook, Weibo or Twitter, why not use your downtime to get organised and prepared for interviews? Set up a “careers” folder on your phone and download these great apps to help you with your job search while you’re on the move.
The IT industry is a highly competitive one. When starting out at an entry level it’s always best to follow your passions as more often than not this is where your strengths lie. Find out what you enjoy doing and then learn everything you can about that specific area and you will begin to see your career flourish.
One of the most common misconceptions for many young graduates starting their professional careers is that they don’t always think about the actual journey but only the end result. The journey to success is often a hard one. To avoid disappointment in the early stages of your career is it important that you set the right expectations.
Emphasising your skills on a piece of paper is never easy and with first impressions key to helping you secure a role it is important to emphasise all your most valued strengths. Use the opportunity to stand out from other applicants, leave a positive impression with your potential employer, and secure an interview!
Many employers use career fairs to attract and screen potential new employees. As a job seeker, career fairs give you the opportunity to make contact with organisations you have an interest in working for as well as identifies new companies. Learn how you can make the most out of career fairs and make them work to your advantage.
A glowing professional reference can mean the difference between securing your dream job or not and is a critical part of getting a job. Here are some tips to help you request a professional reference or letter of reference.
Many young professionals share with us their preference to work in large corporations. However, have you considered that working in a small or medium sized business might be more beneficial? Internships Consultant, Amelia Walsh, shares how SMEs can be better places for fresh graduates to shine.
The New Year can be a great time to refresh your career focus. If you have recently graduated it can be the ideal time to take time to think about what direction you would like your career to focus on and how you are going to get there. Here are five tips which you can start using now to ensure your start to the New Year progresses in the right direction!