Moving into 2020 is a great time for you to look behind on anything that has been changed concerning your job over the last year. Today, we will be discussing things that need to be considered before you begin to search for a next job or a career change.
Below are the top 5 tips that you will need to secure for your next job, so let's dive in!
The initial step involved in is to polish your CV and cover letter. If you have not searched for a new career option in a long time, then your C.V is probably outdated. If looking for a change in job or another career option, start preparing your CV and Cover letter today.
Here are a few tips that can be considered, that can be added into your updated CV when applicable.
Adding these details and assuring your CV is up to date is one of the major task involved in finding a new job in 2020.
By improving or looking for new skills to acquire, is something you are promoting yourself and the chances of getting a job-ready in 2020. However, for those who want to wait until the next year to start seeking a job can utilise their time now to make themselves more skilled and experienced. Can start practising things that can make you better, start learning new skills or work over online platforms such as, Skillshare, Coursera or Digital Garage, or similarly more.
Skills that you learn could be a choice that supports your normal life, like communication skill, teamwork skills, and more such. Anything that you begin now can be updated into your CV when it comes to your hunt for the next job.
Networking can give recommendations about new job roles, it is one of a great way to discover new opportunities. Employees often get promoted by the companies to put forward talent where required. This may encourage you to get jumped to the front of the queue.
Networking can also help you with studying more about the company you are applying for and supporting the progress in your role. You can reach out with the new members, attend events, explore from like-minded people within the company, which can be further helpful in an interview scenario. There are lots of social and career networking events held out every year. By attending those events and meeting up with a simple conversation with someone could introduce you to your future hiring manager or a boss.
It is also important for you to know that networking is not just about meeting people, but also about exchanging knowledge and gaining skills too. These informative networking events could teach you more about the current industry trends or about any information on resources that could be beneficial in your next interview.
Think strategically concerning with whom you want to work for next. Look at the best companies in reviews and ratings. Instead of expecting for the best by simply submitting your application, follow them or get in touch by contacting directly with the employers in a kind formal email and see if they are going to be hiring. Hopefully, this will draw more attention to your application and might be a key element to secure a job interview.
Plus, if you have good communications skills, alternatively you can prefer speaking over the phone, it can be a very good approach to give a call with the company and express your interest in the job offered. This shows your skills and interest in the position, with your proactive approach and makes you stand out against other candidates in the competition.
Usually, a recruiter is the first person having information about any new role or requirement even before it gets advertised. They also have information related to various jobs that are not highlighted on usual channels. Recruiters are constantly looking for quality candidates, they may pick someone who recruits in your company. They have an understanding of your skillset and will offer you a much-suited job.
Finding jobs is not always easy, the process is time-consuming, and can create a lot of stress with the rejection. In this very competitive job market having limited experience, these above key factors can help increase your chances of getting ready for the next job in 2020.