In today’s competitive market, there are often limited vacancies with numerous applicants – so it’s incredibly important to showcase your experience, knowledge and suitability.
Think of your career search as a job in itself. It takes time to research and locate your ideal position; if you are unemployed, make the search your full-time job and if you’re already employed, set aside time every day to devote to it.
Time to look for a new job? Get off to a flying start with our range of advice articles from our in-house experts.
Narrow your focus: Think about what you want and make a list of the most important criteria. Be clear what you want and you’ll have a better chance of finding it!
Understand the marketplace: With two decades of experience, we know the market inside out and can help identify new target companies or roles that might suit you.
Create a winning CV: Most importantly, be clear, concise and precise. Have a look at our Careers Advice page for other top tips on how to get noticed.
Network, network, network: Tap the hidden job market by reaching out to contacts such as friends, family, and former co-workers as well as using LinkedIn.
It’s all about presentation: Have a brief description prepared for when you approach contacts, describing you, your experience and what it is you’re looking for.
Don’t forget to research: Research the company before you interview by requesting company literature, reading industry-related articles and preparing practice questions.
How to resign, properly! Leave your job on good terms and resign with grace, tact and professionalism.
When searching for a job, it’s always a good idea to go the extra mile by conducting research, creating a top-notch CV and preparing for each interview. It takes perseverance and dedication, but with the right tools and the support of your Omega team, you’ll land your ideal position.