Find a job quickly….

Get to know yourself : 

If you have recently resigned or lost your job, you will need to be organized and methodical in order to give yourself the best chance of finding a job as quickly as possible.

  • Do you know which of your qualifications and skills are the most useful? Also, do you know what type of work you are best suited for? Try to take a few self-assessment tests on the internet to understand yourself better to help you decide what job might be right for you.
  • Get yourself assessed by a professional career advisor, who can even suggest a few training programs to upgrade your skills.

Are you right for the job? Before starting your job search, you first need to understand and decide if your skill levels match your aspirations. Making sure they do, will prevent you from wasting your time chasing jobs you are not qualified to do.

Your profile : What skills can you offer a company? What do you expect from the employer? What motivates you?

The Job Profile : What kind of work do you want? What is most important to you : the salary, job satisfaction or the working conditions

Curriculum Vitae (CV):

  • Update your CV before looking for a job, and choose a layout that best suits your experience and qualifications. 
  • Ask your close friends to proofread your CV. A fresh eye and varied work experience often provides some constructive criticism. 
  • Make sure everything in your CV is relevant to the job you are applying for, eliminate unnecessary information. Keep it simple and to the point. It is much more likely to land you a job faster. 

Interview tips : 

Being fully prepared means, you will appear and feel confident, calm, and organized.

  • Personal grooming : Making a good impression is important, looking your best will give you self-confidence.
  • Dress appropriately : Take care of your appearance, to give the right impression.
  • Find out about the company : Do some research and find out about the company before attending the interview-its organization, products, services & their vision etc.
  • Prepare a 5-minute summary of your work history : Precise and to the point information is essential. You could also mention a few of your professional achievements as part of your work experience.
  • Arrive on time : Punctuality is essential!

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