No one begins a career with the aim of staying in their initial starting position within the company, we all dream of having that fancy car, the big house, and all the luxuries that come with the benefit of succeeding, so we recently tracked down a few bosses to find out what it is they want in an employee when considering promoting them to a better position and this is what we got.
Energy at Work Blog
The start of a new year is an ideal time to look for a new job – you're fresh with enthusiasm from making New Year's resolutions and you're ready to make changes to improve your life.
If you're in a lackluster job that just isn't doing it for you, or you're still looking for a job, seize this opportunity to focus more clearly on where you'd like to head career-wise this year and extricate yourself from the old ways.
No matter how good your CV is, you need to support it with an equally well-written covering letter or email. It will be the first thing that the employer sees, so you want it to make a positive impact.
This is your chance to show that you understand the company and to link your experience directly to their requirements.
Just like candidate resumes can look the same for recruiters, many listings for admin positions come across as “same job, different company.”
These generic and cut and paste sort of descriptions may yield candidates, but they fail to really speak to your company culture, what it takes to succeed in the role and at an employer and why top administrative talent should want to work for you instead of the competition.
Interview Prep-Work Is Vital - While many of us get excited about the prospects of a new job opportunity, very few of us have the same enthusiasm for the interview. These important gateways to opportunity can be challenging.
Prospective employees who are serious, prepare likewise for interviews.