A resume is a tool used to market your skills and experience when seeking a new role. Like any marketing document you must consider your audience, ensure the document is easy to read and includes all the relevant information. A well written resume is part of the essential tool kit you require in job search. We also recommend that your online profile is up to date and appropriate. When writing a resume start with the end in mind, consider the job you are aiming to secure, write your resume highlighting your skills and experience pertinent to that role.
As an employer, you have a brand: an employment brand. Not widely recognised nor spoken about, your employment brand will be the made up of job seekers' and candidates' opinions and experiences.
From the minute you advertise a role right through to the day you go your separate ways, your employment brand is being evaluated (and created) by candidates and staff.
Read here tips on how to ensure you're creating a positive employment brand during those critical first encounters a job seeker has with your brand.
It's your first day at your new job after spending an enormous amount of energy finding and securing your new role. But have you put as much energy into planning and preparing for your first week?
Take a look at our top ten behaviours to ensure you have a great start to your new career. What would you add to our list?