Standing your Ground in a Busy Job Market

As more and more people go to college and earn university degrees, competition for jobs is higher than ever before. However, don't let this intimidate you. If you are a good candidate for a job, make sure your potential future employer knows this. Stand your ground, stand up for yourself and show them what you have got. If a job sounds interesting to you, then don't ever be afraid of applying for it. This is especially true if a recruitment agency is recruiting on behalf of…

How to Start a New Job Successfully

Starting a new job is always going to be a little daunting. Will you get on with everyone? Will the work be too challenging? Will you like working for the company? There are lots of variable that could affect your experience. However, if you follow these tips, you are more likely to be successful: Be positive. Don't complain or act like you cannot do the job. It is all about mental attitude. If you believe you can succeed, others will too. Be friendly. Smile at people,…

How to Find a Green Career

There are a number of ways to look for a job within green industries. It’s a fast growing sector, and there are plenty of career opportunities out there. First of all, it’s always a good idea to have an up-to-date CV to hand. Most employers will require one, so before seeking out opportunities, be ready to show prospective employers what you can do. Careers fairs and targeted recruitment events are a popular way to learn about new job opportunities, so have a look for some in…

Waiting for a Call Back

When job hunting one of the most anxious points is when you're waiting for a call-back regarding an interview. It could be leading to a second interview, a job, or a "thank you for your time, but we don't feel that you're a good fit", and the waiting game can be a pretty stressful experience. Dealing with this situation can only get better by continuing to explore your options. If you know that you have a number of different options then you're less likely to focus…

What is Recruitment?

Recruitment refers to the overall process of attracting, selecting and appointing suitable candidates for jobs within an organization. Recruitment can also refer to processes involved in choosing individuals for unpaid…

What is Career Development?

Career Development is a lifelong process of managing work, learning, leisure and transportations in order to move towards a personally determined and evolved preferred future. In educational development, career development…