Job searching is tough business. You can literally spend hours searching for jobs upon jobs, but what if you could make the jobs come to you?
With such a saturated job market, job seekers can be overlooked in a sea of candidates, but there are some tips and tricks to keep in mind if you want recruiters to come “knocking” on your virtual door!
Are you a creative individual that yearns for a career that combines creativity and a good pay check? Creative minds are the happiest when they can express themselves and use their creativity but it can be tough to turn that passion into a career. If you thrive on creativity and want a career you’re passionate about, look into these creative careers for creative minds.
The first few months of starting a new job can be tough. It’s a time where you are getting your feet wet and trying to fit in to your new roll and workplace.
There are certain things that can help you break into your new position and get things off on the right foot. When you’re the new kid on the block, your primary goal is to learn as much as possible about the position and the workplace. You also want to gain the trust and respect of others in the office.
Here are a few tips to remember when starting a new job:
There are many types of people in the world, some are more analytical, some are more creative. Either way, there are fields or industries that are better for your type of personality.
Creative people like options and the freedom to do what they do best, create. Jobs need to be focused on their interests, skills and keep their attention. There are a variety of creative people, from the shy to social butterflies, so finding the right industry for your creativity is key in a successful career.
It wasn’t too long ago that all you needed to worry about was how you looked on a resume and in an interview, but now with technology expanding quickly, more and more thought needs to be put into your digital presence and how you showcase yourself online.
Adecco recently did an article on how to present yourself online and what needs to be included to show off your talents/ backup your resume.
When a person is looking for a new job because they are dissatisfied with current pay or position, using global vision is important. What is global vision? Global refers to the whole world and vision refers to seeing or having a clear idea of what should happen in the future. Global vision in the context of this blog means to consider your entire environment, past and present, and formulate a clear idea of what you want in your future around employment and what you are willing to trade off.
Jessica Holbrook Hernandez recently wrote an article about how you should consistently keep your resume up to date. If not, you may forget important wins or projects you managed over the course of your career. I think that we can take this idea one step further and think about tracking our performance on a quarterly basis.