Easier said than done, we know. In this market those looking to secure work are finding it harder than ever. Here are some top tips to give you the best chance to succeed in your application...
No one wants a CV riddled with errors, spelling mistakes or waffle. 2 pages, nice and slick.
What makes you unique, but also relevant for the role that you are applying for?
Research the role that you are applying for - if it has clear requirements that you MUST have, highlight them, but don't be offended if you don't make the cut.
Needs to be on-point. And yes, that goes for all forms of your social profile, not just LinkedIn.
Keep applying, messaging and reaching out - eventually someone will respond. Hiring managers are unlikely to be waiting for your email in this market.
Work with an expert in your field. You wouldn't ask a random man on the street to paint your house would you?
It's unlikely in this market you will be getting a 20% pay increase, so unless you are working within a high demand sector set realistic goals.
The ideal job is unlikely to be out there in 2020, so be open minded about what is being presented.
I want to share with you some feedback on how a recent candidate aced the question 'tell us what you know about our company?'.To give some context, he was interviewing for a marketing manager position for a construction firm.This is how he prepare...More info