Chances are you’ve been in a job which really isn’t your cup of tea. You may very well be in that job right now, but you’re unsure of how to move on. This feeling can even pop up out of nowhere when you’ve felt the job’s been going well. Not enjoying your job with put you off progression within the company and means you’re carrying out the same tasks day in, day out, yawn. So, think you’re in the wrong job? Here are the pointers: Read Article »
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Thanks to a technology boom and the importance of the internet in modern workplaces, the younger generation are able to climb the career ladder very quickly. Sadly this foreign computer based language isn’t spoken by the older jobseekers. It’s never been easy to find work in your fifties, but the rise of technology has made finding a job in Britain 2013 is tougher than ever.
Being IT-literate is an essential requirement of the modern workplace and the majority of jobs require a percentage of the work to be carried out on-screen. Some of the most popular jobs of the year have been based around blogging and social media with others requiring extensive IT experience. Although newspapers are still in print, they’re considered part of the by-gone era with today’s working man or woman searching online for their updates. As the world changes, it’s vital you keep up. Read Article »
When it comes to your achievements, either as part of your CV or as part of an interview discussion, it’s easy for many of us to assume that we do not have any achievements because we’re not millionaires or we haven’t walked on the moon. You want to ‘wow’ others with your achievements, but unless you feel your achievements are on par with completing a marathon or becoming a successful entrepreneur, they’re left unsaid. The thing is, we all have achievements and we should make the most of them and allow them to assist us in the job hunt and future work. Read Article »
Right now, it’s all about university. During your college career, you are constantly reminded you are preparing for university. Out of school, you’re faced with every retailer selling “student living essentials” – there’s no escape! But what if you’re not going to university and want to gain some working world experience prior to further education? The majority of teenagers will have had a part time or Saturday job, but how do you get your foot on the career ladder if you’ve never had a job? Here’s how to approach the working world: Read Article »
Finding work is hard and an unsuccessful job interview could be because the employer is wants to recruit the right person with the correct experience and skills to do the job. But an interview is also an assessment of personality. An interview is a professional meeting and if you’re the life-and-soul of the party, you can’t really express that to the interviewer without whipping your tie off and swinging it around your head. I can guarantee you, unless you’re interviewing for the position of a clown, you will most definitely not hear anything back. So how do you show you’ve got the right personality for the job? Read Article »