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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 securing a new role is getting tougher

A significant part of why people are finding it tougher to secure a new #job in New Zealand is this:

“The United Kingdom comprises the largest group of visitors planning to work here on nearly 7000, followed by France, Germany and Australia.”

Posted in Applying For a Role, Career Transition, Curriculum Vitae, CV, Interview Skills, jobs, Recruitment

5 key steps to negotiate the best job offer

A call from a prospective employer or recruiter offering you ‘the dream job’ may come from out of the blue. Or if you’re actively job hunting you may be working through the recruitment process. Either way – in order to make

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Posted in Applying For a Role, Career, jobs, Personal Brand

Is the agile career sustainable?

Is the agile and project focused approach employers are taking to hiring and retaining talent changing the way we should be developing our careers. Is it sustainable?

Posted in Career, Cultural Fit, jobs, Recruitment

Job Searchers: Start thinking and acting strategically.

If you are on the hunt for a new job you could be your own worst enemy.

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Posted in Applying For a Role, Curriculum Vitae, CV, Interview Skills, jobs

A place of authenticity

http://www.MyCareerBrand.net When you’re looking to secure your next role it’s an ideal opportunity to reflect and formalise what it is you really want and need before you start to submit applications. What is your authentic self? Begin by understanding what

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Posted in Applying For a Role, Cover Letter, Interview Skills, jobs, Personal Brand, Recruitment

3 Steps towards building your job opportunity funnel

http://www.MyCareerBrand.net Are you wanting to kick off 2015 with a new job? Depending on the level you’re pitching at it can take 3 to 6 months – or even longer to find the right job with the right company that’s

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

Why Your Value Proposition Matters

http://www.MyCareerBrand.net How many of you have picked up the phone only to hear a diatribe of ‘selling’? “Oh no…. it’s a telemarketer!” They’ve gone on for at least 2 minutes – no breath. I can virtually see the caller turning

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What Do Hiring Managers Want To See On The Front Page Of Curriculum Vitae?

In today’s increasingly fast paced world of business – ‘less is more’ may certainly be true when it comes to the candidate curriculum vitae.  But what content do Hiring Managers really want to see on the ‘front page’ or ‘one

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