Perhaps you're thinking it's about time to review your career path options and explore the opportunities available out there. You might be asking yourself what your long-term career goals are and which employers will match those aspirations to support your career development.
The answer is in the consultative approach.
Have you ever wondered what an executive recruiting firm is for, or why a company would choose to engage with an external firm to conduct their search? Growing numbers of organizations are turning to executive recruiters to help them source the best available talent rather than advertise their vacancy on job boards. It's true that working with a specialist recruiter can help you gain access to that hidden candidates (meaning, gainfully employed people who may be open to a change, but haven't started looking yet) and save you a LOT of time (most clients say their recruiter saved them several weeks of time in sourcing, screening, and interviewing candidates for important roles).
Whether you’re an experienced telecommuter, or this is the first time you’ve ever set up a virtual work station, the truth is: nobody has worked from home like this before.
Is your resume up-to-date? You may think it is if you’ve been diligently adding every new role and accomplishment as you’ve been racking them up over the year.
Make a Positive, Lasting Impression at Your Next Job Interview
January traditionally sees a surge in job seekers entering the market which can make it harder to secure an interview or receive a response from the employer. If you’re looking for a new job this month, here are five essential tips to help you stay motivated:
5 Steps You can Take Now to Land a New Job in 2020
Have you known for a while now that it’s time to move on? Is your resume ready? Have you compiled your own short list of ideal employers? Then what are you waiting for? Reach out. Start your job search now.
Maybe you saw the early warning signs: budget cuts, hiring freezes, key projects getting placed on hold. Or maybe you were caught completely off guard. Lay-offs in November seemed impossible, cruel. No company would lay people off just before the holidays, right?
If there is one career cliché that is overdue for retirement it is that of the corporate ladder. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a powerful image. I like the idea of always reaching higher in my work. If we aim high, stay focused and keep climbing, we rise, right? But ladders are also narrow, unstable and unforgivingly linear. Try to step sideways on the ladder and you’re going down – with a crash.