Large or small? Or medium? New or old? Traditional or innovative? Erm…….? You have decided to move on….but where do you go? You know what you can offer and what you want to do….but where can you do it? In certain areas and in certain sectors, the choice may be limited. It is not uncommon… [Read More]
Decisions – how to start your search
You have decided to move and you have a good idea of the type of role you want and the type of company you want to work for. So what now? How can you get your details in front of the right people? You can apply directly. However, this can take a lot of research… [Read More]
Decisions – what do you want to do?
So, you have decided that it is time to leave your current firm and to find a new job. But what is it you want to do? It’s fair to say that there are limited openings for jet setting, international playboys/secret agents (which is a shame!), so instead the reality of the job market has… [Read More]
Decisions – do you need to recruit?
You are sitting ask your desk looking at the resignation letter that has just been handed to you (I personally feel that a letter is more professional and courteous than an email, but then again I am a traditionalist!) So, what now? As a person with responsibility for managing a business function or maybe the… [Read More]
Decisions….what to do?
Following a summer break, the real world has kicked back into action with a bang. We have seen a number of interesting occurrences, both home and abroad, some good and too many bad. On the domestic front, we have seen a fascinating event in Scotland where almost four million people were asked a question that… [Read More]
How to stand out from the crowd – Part 3
When a company decides that they want to bring in a new member of staff, a well organised and professional approach is vital to attract the right candidates. The need to recruit can be driven by a number of factors; replacement, expansion, or a need for specialist skills are just a few examples. But do… [Read More]
How to stand out from the crowd – Part 2
So you have made the decision to move jobs. So what now? What can you do to put yourself at the top of the list and secure the job that you want? There are some key fundamentals in searching for a new role 1. Decide what you want to do. Deciding that you want to… [Read More]
How to stand out from the crowd – Part 1
Is it easy to be noticed? Is there a right way to go about being noticed? Success and failure within the job market can hinge on whether you stand out against your competition. A related (ish) story to begin with. An old friend of mine decided that, following yet another rejection, he wanted to be… [Read More]