Getting a Job in the Field You Want to Work In

Finding a job is one thing. Finding a job that you really want is another entirely. Many people will work in jobs that aren't right for them for many years before finally taking the plunge and deciding what they really want to do. Here are some ideas so that you don't fall into that trap: Don't be afraid. If you don't like a particular field, have the confidence to leave and do something else. Many people are hindered by fear, so don't let this happen to…

The Fine Line Between Confidence and Arrogance

When applying for jobs, it's important to show what you're capable of. However, you don't want to sound arrogant. It can be a fine line, so here are some tips to help: Remember to be friendly, and to smile. This might sound obvious, but it isn't just an exam. Your interviewer will also be looking for an open and easy-going person who will fit in with the existing team. Ask questions about the company. This will show that you're genuinely interested in the role whilst also…

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…

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…