Are you getting fed up of missing out on the jobs that you want? When you spend hours (or even days) job hunting and just get passed over time and time again it is time to take action. If distributing you CV is getting you interviews but no job, it must be time to make some radical changes to your interview skills.
Employers have to interview many candidates for each job that they advertise so unless you are exceptional you are going to get overlooked. You need something in your interview that will make an employer realize that you are the right person for the job.
There are a few aspects to your interview that could really impress an employer and they are your research, how you present yourself and your knowledge. Continue reading
The most difficult part of finding a career which suits you, whether you’re a recent graduate or somebody who’s realizing they’ve spent a few years in the wrong job, is figuring out which of your talents best translate into a business environment.
It’s easy to see your skills as useless in the business world, but there’s an industry for every talent under the sun; you just need to find it, and that starts with figuring out how your hobbies or personality traits could help you succeed in a company. Here are some ideas for inspiration. Continue reading
We all want to climb the career ladder in some regard, in that we all desire to be superior at what we’ve chosen to do. If you plan to be an author or artist, you still have that competitive streak in you. It’s the essential competency hierarchy upon which our civilization functions and our laws are there to protect it in all its forms.
If you have a desire to improve your career, you first need to improve yourself. Becoming someone who you respect and feel confident as isn’t easy, but despite the difficulties you might face getting there, it is absolute, resoundingly worth it. What’s great is that the mere act of trying to become a more competent, responsible person will forge you for the better. It’s a fantastic method of getting yourself above and beyond the current difficulty you might face in your daily life. Continue reading
When you go to medical school, it’s likely that you already have an idea of the direction you want to take. Most people who go do so because they want to become a doctor and they have a very specific idea of what that means. However, being aware of the different options available to you is important regardless of what career you decide to go into.
When you feel like spreading your wings or going into something different, you’ll be glad you’re aware that these paths exist.
The traditional route
If you’re in medical school, then it’s likely you want to work in healthcare as a physician. To that end, it’s important to understand the route that you’re most likely to go through if you stick to the traditional career path. Continue reading
You’ve been working in the construction industry for a while, and you know the ropes. You’re qualified, trained and experienced in a number of areas, and enjoy working on various projects and building sites as your job.
But maybe things have got a little boring, or perhaps you want to really take your career to the next level? If so, how about starting up your own business?
You might be able to make fantastic money as a tradesperson, but having your own team, company, and equipment for clients to be able to hire you for larger projects will allow you to reel in some serious cash. If this is something you’re looking to do, here are some things to bear in mind.
Obtain Licenses and Insurance
With any business, you need to have the correct licenses and insurances to cover your own back. However, in the construction industry, it’s especially important since there are a number of additional health and safety risks. If you employ workers directly, you’ll need several types of business insurance. Continue reading
Have you always had a love of law? Do you have an interest in the legal sector but aren’t keen to become a lawyer? Don’t worry, as there are plenty of career options in the legal sector that you can do apart from working as a lawyer. So don’t let the fact that you don’t want to be a lawyer put you off of working in law, as there are plenty of other option to consider.
The fact is that when it comes to the legal sector, there are a vast range of roles available. Even many law graduates choose not to go on to work as lawyers. Instead, they opt to take a different path. Continue reading
There’s a reason that one of the most successful sneaker companies of all time has: “Just do it!” as their tagline. It’s because it is actually sound advice. Why? Well, it’s because procrastination can be a real problem in all sorts of areas of our lives. Stopping being as productive or effective as we might. But when you are working from home procrastination can become at arm form.
There is always something to take away your attention from your work. But this can be damaging as you get seriously behind with what you are meant to be doing. So read on to find out how to ‘just do it,’ and beat procrastination below. Continue reading