When you’re starting your career, you need to take the first basic steps towards getting a job. It may be a daunting task for some people, but it doesn’t need to be. There are many things you could do, but the most important thing is to prioritise what you need to do first. For example, at some stage you should build a LinkedIn profile, undertake some professional development courses, start networking etc, but they’re not at the top of the ‘to do’ list just yet. So, what are the top priorities?
Here are the top 6 things to do when starting out on your career:
You’re not getting any good results from your job search, right? You’ve emailed every company in your desired industry and you didn’t get the job. You’ve tried "everything" and nothing has worked! Without knowing anything about you, I know that if what you’re doing isn’t working, then it’s time to try something else. Simple, right?
Please keep in mind that some of these suggestions will be more suitable than others, depending on the type of work and the industry that you’re interested in, so it’s up to you to choose the ones that are best suited to you.
Here are 5 alternative ways to get your foot in the door of a company that you’d really like to work for.
Networking is important for job-hunting and developing business connections - and everyone knows it. We prefer to work with people we know and to hire people we know.
BUT, there’s a problem! Almost everyone I speak to about networking tell me that they really dislike it. So here are a couple of tips and pointers to remember about networking that I hope will help you.Read More