Posts by tag: employer research

Job Fairs: Planning & Preparation

As the employment market still seems to be ‘stuck in a rut’ with unemployment figures going in the wrong direction, job fairs can be a great opportunity for all types of job seekers, and even more so in the current climate. In essence, they allow you to engage with numerous employers and recruiters in one place, under one roof, in just one day. Here I list 10 top tips for you to consider when it comes planning & preparation for a successful job/career fair.

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Job Fairs: Planning & Preparation

10 Ways To Investigate Your Next Employer – Sherlock Holmes Style

As many of you know, I try to encourage job seekers to prepare and plan for every eventuality, whether it is preparation for a CV, preparation for researching a company or planning for interviews. I was reading an article a few weeks ago which suggested that at some point in your career, you may well accept a position that seems perfect on the surface, but once you have started and are maybe only months into the role, things start turning very sour. So, is there anything you can do to stop your job turning sour once you have accepted an offer? Well, unless you can resolve mysteries like Miss Marple or Sherlock Holmes there are no guarantees of course, but there are some steps you can take to make sure you have made the right decision in the first place.

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10 Ways To Investigate Your Next Employer – Sherlock Holmes Style