What happens when you come out of college or a training course and you can’t find a job? I imagine most young people have experienced this before. You hear things like “Sorry, we’re looking for someone with more experience” or “Sorry, you don’t have the qualifications that we’re looking for”. I’ve been in that position myself and it’s definitely not something that you want to hear after you’ve spent 4 years completing a course.
You’ve no experience so you can’t get a job and you’ve no job so you can’t get experience.
I have compiled the best information from around the world in one blog post to help you prepare for your job interview. Below are the essential tips and resources that you need to practice before your moment in the spotlight. Remember, knowing your answers to the key questions and understanding the best body language positions are only have the battle, you need to practice them so often that they become natural.
We don’t want to just survive the interview, we want to excel.Read More
For this weeks post, I’ve chosen the most influential companies in the social media industry at the moment. The media are continuously writing about them and scrutinising their every move, so let’s take a look at the people behind the big names and see what their background actually is, specifically focusing on education and experience.Read More
1. Write down your vision at the top. (e.g. Change jobs, lose weight, run a marathon etc.)
2. Then, break the process down into small steps starting with what you need to do in 6
months, then 3 months, 1 month and finally 1 week.
3. Be very clear about the steps to achieve this and seek advice from professionals if needed.
4. See the examples above for more information and tips.
This week I decided to make a video with some tips for people who are looking to enter the workforce for the first time. Having said that, I hope that the tips are useful for anyone looking for a job at the moment. This is, by no means, an exhaustive list of suggestions. I hope to do a follow-on video from this as soon as possible with some more tips.
By the way, I know I am very serious in this video but I promise I'm not that serious in person :-DRead More
What happens when you come out of college or a training course and you can’t find a job? You hear things like “Sorry, we’re looking for someone with more experience” or “Sorry, you don’t have the qualifications that we’re looking for”. I think that most young people have heard this at some stage before. I’ve been in that position myself and it’s definitely not something that you want to hear after you’ve spent 4 years or more completing a third level qualification.Read More