What do you use social media for?
With the average social media user spending approximately 1 hour 56 minutes glued to the screen a day and there being a staggering 2.46 billion users signed in worldwide. There are a lot of benefits to being part of this community.
However, most of us are just liking videos of piano playing cats or tagging our friends in embarrassing pictures but have you ever considered putting your Facebook, Instagram or even Snapchat account to a better use? Used in the right way your phone and your social media account can get you #hired.
Don’t forget your pleases and thank yous
Well the wait for feedback begins. Although the phrase no news is good news is partly true, everyone wants the feedback as soon as possible so you can be put out of your misery. Whether that be the excitement of an offer and a new chapter of your career or even the feedback if you haven’t been successful. So you can use that to improve next time round.
Did video really did kill the radio star?
6 out of 10 employers are turning to SKYPE or Video interviews as a quick and convenient way to sift candidates during the selection process. Either replacing the telephone interview or even final stages. So how do you impress your new potential employer whilst remaining in the comfort of your own home?
Meeting you half way with some sample ideas
If you read my blog on CV Writing you’ll know I am not a fan of a template; there is nothing worse than reading CV after CV that look and sound the same. You need to be unique in your approach to get yourself to stand out from the crowd.