Most of us tend to associate career development with climbing the professional ladder; trying to manage our careers as an upward only process, re-framing professional development as a journey rather than a ladder can be much more fulfilling and beneficial in the long run.
For years accountants have been the butt of jokes; you’ve only got to look at the greetings card market to see how people love to have fun at the expense of an accountant, not only that you’ve been plagued by people assuming you’re a stuffy shirt; as someone who doesn’t like to have fun.
A recruiter’s world can be a mystery for candidates. For example what happens to your CV after you click apply. And why should they care about you? You know from the job board that you are one of many that have applied. In the interest of total transparency, dispelling myths and generally setting the record straight, this article reveals recruiter’s CV ‘secrets’.
Law firms are knowledge-rich businesses, but are they prioritising the right information in their business development processes? And is it managed to make the business as profitable as it can possibly be?
Are you LinkedIn? If not, perhaps you should be. Consider this mind boggling statistic: there are over 300 million professionals on LinkedIn. That’s roughly the same size as the entire population of the United States of America.
You’ve narrowed the chances of getting a job dramatically if you get an interview so the last thing you want to do is blow your job opportunity by being insufficiently prepared.
There are some basic and fundamental things you must do before you get to your interview, fail to do them and quite frankly you may just as well not bother.
Tim Sackett (@TimSackett) brought up a great point about employer branding in his post, “How Fake is Your Employer Brand”.
Tim said, 'I think most employment brands are completely fake. The reason I feel this way is because HR and Executives approve the messaging. We, HR and Executives, are the last people who really know what our employment brand truly is.'