It’s 2017, if securing a new job is one of your New Year resolutions, you may want to follow our top 5 tips to help you get started.
1. Set new goals for the year
Score. Easily distracted? Set yourself milestones to keep your job search, professional development and career progression on track throughout 2017. Why not sign-up to a training course, learn a new skill or look for that dream job.
2. Update your CV and cover letter
Refresh the page! Update your CV and coving letter with any changes in your skills, personal information, references or experience that you may have acquired over 2016. Keeping your CV updated will stand you in better stead when apply for jobs.
3. Sign up for job alerts
Alert, alert, alert. Visit job board sites like Jobsite, Monster or Indeed and sign up for job alerts to receive relevant jobs postings directly to your inbox – easy.
4. Get in touch with local Recruitment agencies
Communication is key. Contact your local Recruitment agency for professional job search advice and assistance. They’ll do the work for you.
5. Create or update your LinkedIn profile
Profile me up. Broaden your search. LinkedIn is a superb social media platform to conduct job searches. Much like your CV, you’ll want to start a professional LinkedIn account and keep it updated to increase your chances of finding opportunities and being found by potential employers. Did you know: Keeping your information up-to-date in/on your LinkedIn profile makes you 18 times more likely to be found in searches by members and recruiters.
We hope our tips encourage you to make 2017 your year.
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