March Career Advice Round-Up
It’s the end of March, how did that happen? Spring is upon us and it’s a great time to get back into your job search. If you’re here looking for some career advice or you’ve missed one or more of our articles this month, we’ve put them all in one handy place for you. Throughout March, we shared 6 new career advice articles to help you along the way, you can find them all below.
Not every job will last forever and when you feel like making a change or looking for a new role, you’ll have to quit your current one. It’s important to know how to go about handing in your notice. Making sure you are making the right decision, letting your employer know and ensuring that you are still doing the job to the best of your ability, throughout your notice period. There are so many different elements to think about when quitting your job, this article is here to make sure you do it all in the best way possible. Click the link above to read the full article.
How to answer the ‘How do you work in a team?’ interview question
Preparing for interviews can sometimes be just as daunting as the interview itself. You can never really know what the interviewer will ask you, so it’s best to prepare a few different answers in advance. Teamwork is a highly sought after skill and many employers will ask you about this in an interview, an easy one to prepare! Having these answers ready and available when needed can help take some of the stress away. Keep reading the full article to find out how you can answer this popular interview question.
What are people skills and why are they important?
Interviewers want to hear about the different sets of skills you have, this includes people skills. In interviews, it’s easy to focus on the job specific skills but people skills can be just as important. You need to know how to interact with your team, clients, and others in the business. If it’s not something you find yourself being very good at, that’s okay. You can discuss why you want to learn, grow, and add these to your PDP. People skills and good communication drive success and this article will tell you why!
How to look for new job opportunities abroad
Job searching isn’t always as simple as you initially think, there are a lot of jobs out there you may just have to branch out to find the one for you. Have you been thinking about looking further afield for your next role? Maybe across the country or in a whole new one altogether?
If you’re not having any luck with job searching near you, it’s okay to push the boundaries, if you feel you’re ready for it. Different countries can bring new and exciting opportunities, but how do you go about finding the right one for you? Click the link above to read more.
Work training - it’s more than just technical skills
Job training comes hand-in-hand with a new job. The employer will give you the resources you need to learn the ropes of the job. This can include a whole range of different skills from industry specific, learning new software the company uses and soft-skills. Work training goes beyond the everyday and there are a lot of different courses and learning opportunities your employer may offer, that you may not even know about. This article talks about the different skills you could be learning from your employer, so don’t miss out!
Responding to a rejection email
Rejection is a part of job seeking and everyday life. Knowing how to handle job rejection and learning from it is key. No one likes rejection but taking the time to respond to rejection emails or letters can actually leave a good impression on the employer. This article discusses how and why you should be responding to those not so nice emails!