Using Social Media to Help You Professionally

Social media is continually growing in importance. It's a central part of daily life for many people, and it's entirely possible to use this to your advantage. Having a strong online presence can help you to secure a job, help you to set up a business or help you to develop in your current position. Firstly, make sure that your social media profiles aren't going to be detrimental to you. Many employers will now check a candidate's social media to get a better idea of them…

How to Find a New Job Whilst Still in Your Current One

If you're looking for a new job, it can be a very demanding task whilst you're still in full-time employment. There's very little time for job seeking, and interviews are mainly held during working hours which can prove to be extremely problematic. However, candidates who are in current employment are the most attractive and are more likely to be invited to interviews than someone who is unemployed. How is one to carry out a job hunt whilst working? Keep your job hunt a secret. It might…

What Do Recruiters Look For?

Before you can begin looking for jobs and attending interviews, you'll need to impress the recruiters who are going to find you the jobs. If you're able to leave them with a good impression, you can save yourself a good deal of work - searching and applying for jobs can be one of the most time-consuming parts of the process. Having recruiters on board is a very valuable resource, so here are some of the ways to endear yourself to them: Think of the overall impression…

Questions to Ask in an Interview

The moment always comes during an interview when the interviewer asks: 'do you have any questions?' If you don't have anything at all lined up, it can be incredibly awkward. Even if you've been asking questions throughout, it's always good to have some stored up ready for when this moment arrives. Here are some idea of questions which you might like to ask, which will make you look interested, engaged and enthusiastic about the role: What do you enjoy about working at the company? How did…