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Job Search Strategy: Weekly Roundup 2.6.17

Building a job search strategy before you hit the market is becoming more and more important.
Their are many touch points and prongs to ensure you capture and win opportunities.
Strategic? Or Transactional?
It’s your choice.

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Posted in Applying For a Role, Career, Communications, Curriculum Vitae, CV, Interview Skills, jobs, Personal Brand, Recruitment, Skills

Why and how recruiters can add real value.

The predominant feedback I get from candidates about the recruitment process is that timely, honest and constructive communication really matters. A lack of communication from internal and external recruiters, irrelevant – and often misdirected responses, automated responses that are just plain transactional, or no response at all creates a bad impression. Just tell it the way it is.

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Posted in Applying For a Role, Communications, Recruitment

Why Facebook needs to be included in your job search strategy

Companies are searching for talent in all the right places. LinkedIn is one of them!

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Posted in Applying For a Role, Communications, LinkedIn, Networking

7 steps to achieve a better recruiter experience

  There are many smart recruiters out there – just as there are many smart candidates. So why are so many smart candidates having such bad experiences with recruiters?   I’ve been inspired to write this blog because of ongoing feedback I

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Posted in Applying For a Role, Communications, Curriculum Vitae, CV, Interview Skills, Networking, Others

Got the personal brand wobbles?

What does personal brand mean today? How is it formed? This article tests the theory about whether personal brand is still relevant and if so what is it really made up of in todays vastly different world.

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Posted in Applying For a Role, Communications, Curriculum Vitae, CV, LinkedIn, Others, Personal Brand, Recruitment

External Candidates – Qualify Your Internal Competitor

When you’re considering your application for a new role, do you consider the possibility of internal applicants applying for the role too? As an external candidate make sure you’re not being lined up as ‘column fodder’.  i.e. filling the numbers

Posted in Communications, Curriculum Vitae, CV, Interview Skills, jobs

Research the Right Course to a Successful New Role

Researching to get the best possible results from your next role is similar to preparing to sail around the world. Research, preparation and plotting the right course are all key to successfully navigating and reaching your destination with least risk

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Posted in Communications, jobs, Others, Recruitment

Defining and Measuring the Attributes of Your Next Role

“I need to get my CV in shape – please help me”! That statement’s often the first thing I hear from my clients.  My response is; “In shape for what?” Most often, they don’t really know ‘for what’.  They’ve just

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Posted in Communications, Curriculum Vitae, CV, Interview Skills, jobs, Others, Recruitment

A Referee Is An Integral Part of Your Job Search Strategy

Obviously a referee is a ‘trusted 3rd party in your job search.  Therefore treat them as a partner – not an afterthought. Who You Choose Identify relevant referees as early as possible.  Aim for at least 3 referees with 2

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Graduates: Marketing Yourself to Score Your First Role

So – in amongst many hundreds of other students, you’re about to graduate. Your grades, practicals and assignments have been ‘OK’. How do you pitch your value above others – especially those with better grades? Actually, it’s not just all

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Posted in Communications, Curriculum Vitae, CV, Interview Skills, jobs, Others, Recruitment
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