New Year, New Job? Some Practical Tips…

 

 

Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to find a new job? You’re not alone… According to the jobs website Indeed, the number of people looking for a new job increased by 64% last January compared with the rest of the year!

 

Finding a suitable role can be a full-time job in itself, so here are a few tips to help you start your search:

1. Keep your CV up to date – look at your CV as a working document and try to update it as you go, adding any important achievements, projects and relevant training while they’re still fresh in your mind.

2. Sign-up/use LinkedIn – a great tool for jobseekers! An updated profile will enable employers and recruiters to identify whether you have the relevant experience/skills/qualifications for the positions they are recruiting for and make an approach.

 

3. Network – attending industry events can be a great way to meet other Company Secretaries, find out what’s happening in the market and even be introduced to a future employer.

 

4. Stay in touch with The Core Partnership – leave the hard work to us! We know that it may take a long time for right thing to come up, but if you keep us updated on your requirements, we’ll try our best to keep you in mind for opportunities that are a good match. We can also give you frank, honest career advice and help broker the best deal when negotiating your new salary and package.

 

The job hunt can be a long and painful process; come up with a strategy and make use of all resources. Remember that finding the perfect job can take a while, so try to remain positive!

 

 

If you’re just starting your search or want to get an update on the market, please do call – our confidential line is 020 3589 0333. A member of our team would be happy to help and advise on your options.

16 January 2018

 

 

written by Mariza Dimaki
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