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:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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!