New Year, New Career
The Christmas break provides the perfect opportunity to spend time making a checklist and ticking off those niggling personal admin tasks that you keep putting off. Just some examples of these thrilling tasks include:
- updating your mobile phone insurance (yes, have you done that recently?)
- finding the most competitive energy supplier
- filling your 2017 calendar with key dates
And, the one we all love the most… updating your CV!
Pursuing a new job opportunity will be on many people’s to do lists for 2017 but this takes time. If you are thinking about embarking on a new career, be sure to use your Christmas break wisely, adding the following tasks to your checklist:
Update your CV
Once you’ve located and dusted off your old CV, update it with all the additional skills you’ve developed over the course of time with your current employer.
“One of the biggest mistakes we see candidates making is sending an out-dated, generic CV which they expect to be taken seriously by a prospective employer.”
Jonathan Sanderson, Managing Director, Corecom Consulting
Make sure you tailor your CV accordingly to give yourself a much better chance of your application being progressed. Take a look at our tips to producing a winning CV then submit your CV so we can match your skills and interests to one of the many jobs we have available. This will save you a lot of time.
Prepare for job interviews
The famous quote “by failing to prepare you are preparing to fail” certainly rings true with job interviews. Given the time of year, it is likely that an interested employer will want to call you in for an interview early in January so make best use of your time by practising your responses to common interview questions. This way you’ll be prepared to interview at short notice.
Job interviews can be daunting but by applying through Corecom, you’ll benefit from your own specialist consultant who will support and guide you throughout your journey with us.
Take a look at the video tutorials on our online portal, Corecom TV, offering handy hints and top tips to help you with your job search.
Our Career Centre has everything you need in one place – from job search advice and CV writing, through to a salary calculator and video tutorials.
Why choose Corecom Consulting?
Corecom Consulting strives to be the ‘recruiter of choice’ and we are proud to have received a number of new award shortlists this year.
Not only do we save you time in the job search, we ensure we fully understand your needs so that we find you the perfect job. Take a look at what our candidates say about us.
So, put your time away from work over Christmas to good use and get your list ticked off so you can start the New Year positively. We’re ready to go when you are.