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Read about the latest tips and trends that will help you secure the perfect job.

Sun, parties, holidays… That’s summer to most people, what if you have career goals to achieve?

 

Do you want to have fun this summer without jeopardising your career aspirations? Well you can! The ‘party season’ is the prime opportunity to get out and join professional networking groups whilst having fun. A good place to start is to look outside of your professional circle, focus on hobbies that interest you. You will meet people that share similar interests, these people could become long term, professional contacts and friends.

 

Many have negative misconceptions when they hear the word ‘recruiter.’ Whilst you may think we are only out to serve ourselves, there’s more than meets the eye in our industry.

What does a recruiter do exactly?

Executive Assistant, Natalie Stoneham shares her experiences and advice for those new or thinking of becoming an EA

Get along and help each other! 

Social age strategies to know.

 

Whether you’re a new business owner, seasoned marketing professional or CEO we can all agree that you can never underestimate the power of your marketing and branding strategy! Branding is all about strategy and marketing is pure tact.

 

If you just started looking for work again or new to the workforce, you’ll know how important it is to have a resume. These pieces of paper hold everything about your professional experiences. A resume is a summary of your skills and experiences that include; Academic achievements, professional experiences and other industry related information. Don’t worry if you have never worked before! You can include any internships and voluntary work to your resume too! So let’s begin…

So what should I write?

A little appreciation goes a long way!

 

The power of appreciation! It’s amazing what a ‘thank you’ can do. When you think about it we all like to be recognised for our hard work. Did you know that recognition can increase productivity, workplace culture, team morale and retention rates? Here are some reasons to celebrate employee achievements.

“A person who feels appreciated will always do more than what is expected.” ~ Author Unknown

 

A happy workplace = Healthy Culture

So what are you waiting for?

 

 

We get it, it’s hard searching for job after job and attending interview after interview with no results, this can slowly wear you down. Searching for work has to be treated as your full-time job, but it doesn’t have to feel so mundane. There are so many things you can do to enjoy looking for work and finding the right role for you!

Invest in yourself and reap the rewards.

 

There are only 24hrs in a day, how many of these hours do you spend working? When it comes to your well-being something’s got to give.  Investing in you is imperative for your personal and professional achievements and life. If you’re feeling exhausted, stressed, unmotivated, loss of appetite, these could all be effects of burnout.

So how do you prevent this?

 

New (Financial) Year, New You!

Because sometimes you need to push the reset button

 

You may have already made your new years resolutions in January; however I find that the new financial year is a great time to re-evaluate your career and push the reset button on your goals.

Here are my top 10 new financial year resolutions for 2017-18:

 

  1. Update your Resume: Even if you’re not looking for a new job, It’s always best to keep your resume current; it’s easier to update as you go along!

 

It’s not what you know, it’s who you know!

 

The importance of networking, there is a science to effective networking, making polite conversation is just one aspect to creating successful and long lasting key business contacts. As the old saying goes “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” Some of this is true, you do need knowledge in the field you’re working or looking to work in. However, it’s the network you have around you that can help elevate you, in the career you desire.

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