1. Commencing your job search
Drawing up a defined list of ‘must haves’ for your next role is a significant first step.
It is important to be both ambitious and realistic with your career aspirations. Identifying your key drivers, deciding if you do in fact need to leave your current employer to achieve your desired outcomes, establishing a list of entities you’d like to work for and being available and visible throughout the recruitment journey, are all areas we explore in this article.
2. Working with recruiters and what you need to know
Your recruiter is a trusted professional with in-depth knowledge of your sector.
They will work with you throughout the recruitment process to provide market insights, advice and obviously introductions to potential employers. Keeping your recruiter fully informed and providing them with the right information is key so that they, in turn, can find the most suitable role for you. This article outlines some of the ways to optimise the relationship with your recruiter.
3. Seeking jobs and interviewing remotely
There are numerous steps that you can undertake to give you a competitive edge and increase the chances of success in your quest to find that dream role. When it comes to conducting job searches and interviews remotely, planning ahead and taking the time to consider things like creating a dedicated interview space in your home, testing various technologies and even dressing to impress over video calls are all significant factors that can contribute to a successful journey. We cover a number of key considerations for remote job searches in this article.
4. Job interview tips
An impressive interview is perhaps the most pivotal factor in securing the role you are seeking. We’ve put together a quick list of “Do’s and Dont’s” to help you shine in any interview.
5. Resigning from a role
Doing a phenomenal and remarkable job when you commence a new role is expected. Doing a phenomenal job when you exit a role is just as important as it can cement your professional integrity and reputation. Resigning from any role can be a daunting task and consequently it needs to be managed carefully. In the article below, we have outlined some steps to consider in relation to the resignation process which you may find useful.
6. Starting a new role
Commencing a new role can be a very exciting time and understanding how you can best prepare yourself for the new job will give you a strong head start from the moment you first walk through the door! Establishing early relationships, taking a thorough handover from your predecessor and understanding the expectations of your manager are all important aspects covered in this article.