Recruiters have, at times, been the subject of harsh criticism, sometimes warranted, but often the result of a lack of understanding of the role of a recruiter and how to use them effectively when looking for a job. The following points may be useful in assisting a job seeker to utilise a recruitment consultant more effectively:
The most successful people know that to achieve their career goals it’s important to be proactive and constantly increase their work skills. If you're wondering how to get the job you want, a promotion or a pay rise, here are 5 approaches you can take to up-skill while at work.
Wellness is the key to maintaining the energy and focus we need to be fulfilled and reach our personal and professional goals. Taking advantage of workplace health initiatives and supporting ourselves from the inside out are the key to keeping on top of it all and staying happy and healthy at work.
Retaining key talent requires planning. Huge costs for businesses in employee turnover make it vital to develop ways to keep key staff. Ensure you get employee feedback and keep lines of communication open. Keeping staff engaged and feeling valued as well as competitive rates of pay and reimbursement.
Recent articles suggest that there are only 3 job interview questions that employers want answered. It is, however, important to think about these questions in terms of behavioural descriptive interview (BDI) examples. Launch recommends constructive practice of typical interview questions. Recalling examples of success after overcoming obstacles and showing a commitment to self improvement and learning are also important in job interviews.
Finding a new job can be extremely time consuming and requires that you plan and focus as much as you would when already engaged in your dream role. These 12 tips will help you to find a great job in 2015.
Performance review time can be daunting. However, being well prepared and having well thought out answers to likely questions, will make this process easier. Here are some do's and don'ts for approaching your performance review in a positive and constructive way. Remember, a performance review can be a time to shine but also to discuss your future employment and training options. This is the time to show your boss just how committed and pro active you are in your job.
If you're looking for a new job or career change, the holiday season can be a great time to keep searching and networking using social media. You will have less competition and more chance to network with people and reconnect by sending holiday greetings. Here are some tips for how to use social media effectively in your job search over the holidays.
This is the second in a 20 point series on How to Optimise Your LinkedIn profile. It is targeted for job seekers but anyone wanting to make the most of their profile and ensure it stands out, will benefit from these tips.
This 20 point series in 2 parts will show you how to optimise your LinkedIn profile. It is focused on candidates who are looking to find a new career, promotion or be recruited by successfully using the LinkedIn social media network.