As your Career Partner for Life, we are here to support you through all stages of your career. That's why we have a couple of suggestions on our website and today we will be focusing on one specifically: consider applying for less conventional work opportunities like an apprenticeship or internship. There is a lot of value in completing an apprenticeship or internship right now.
Often when we're looking for a job, we can easily get overwhelmed. But all hope is not lost. You actually have more options than you think. We're here to highlight the benefits of volunteering for jobseekers, to show you why you shouldn't write it off as a viable option. Volunteering experience can be used to fill gaps and add value to your CV. It will show prospective employers that you care about making a difference within your community or further afield.
You've passed the first round of interviews for your dream job! But now your future employer asked you to participate in an assessment centre. This can sound daunting but as you Career Partner for life, we are here to help you through all stages of your career. Which will include, at some point, an assessment centre.
Inappropriately conducting yourself on social media can seriously affect your professional life. However, if you take these steps to ensure your online etiquette is in order, it will increase your chances of getting hired. As your career partner for life, we like to offer our advice to ensure your best options for success.
Are you tired of sending application after application to job prospects and hearing nothing back? While it is common to not have a 100% response rate from hiring managers, there are methods to increase your success rate in either feedback or an invitation for a job interview.
It is always important to know your worth and value as an individual, as well as an employee. Although people rarely discuss salaries with their co-workers, staying in the know regarding your pay lets you assess whether you are earning above or below the average salary. As your career partner for life, we want to make sure you stay savvy in the world of work. Find out whether you could earn more, based on your speciality, age and education.
Because we are you Career Partner for Life, we are here to help you through every stage of your career. Regardless of your background and education, navigating through the professional world can be hard. Therefore, we've created a list of the top skills university won't teach you. By exploring your proficiency in this, you will be able to understand the areas you are strong in and the areas you might need to work on.
In the process of recruitment, the interview stage is probably one of the most important and valuable parts of getting hired. It's not only your first real interaction with your potential future employer, but also the perfect opportunity to show yourself and your career achievements so far. By having questions for your employer, you increase the chances of securing the job. It will make you look enthusiastic, interested, and engaged, qualities that all employers are looking for.
You're looking for your next job, maybe even your first job and you've been keeping an eye on online ads. But what can be done to broaden your horizon of opportunity? Well, you'll be pleased to find out that there are other ways to find a job besides online searching!
Job hunting is a tricky process. For many, the most difficult part is getting their CV perfect, but for others it is the process of writing an effective cover letter which can be more challenging. A cover letter is a one-page document that you submit alongside your CV as part of your job application. Because we are your Career partner for life, we decided to put together our best tips and pointers on how to write a stand-out cover letter.
We've already covered how to write a CV, but it can be easier with a visual template. At Boardrm, we are you career partner for life, so we want to give out as much advice as possible. Here is a CV template with some extra tips to help you get a jump start on building a stand out CV.
Social media is now a major player in recruitment. It can be a powerful job-hunting and networking tool that will help you take the next step in your career. At Boardrm, we are you career partner for life, so we are here to show you how you can use social media to boost your employability.
Building a portfolio can seem daunting especially when you don't know where to start. This guide shows you everything you need to know and a step-by-step guide. By having a professional portfolio, you can showcase specific examples of work you did in the past. This can have a positive impact on the recruitment process when applying for a permanent or freelance work.
LinkedIn is a central part of networking and recruiting practices. Having a complete and professional LinkedIn profile is a critical part of applying for a job online. Almost 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn to either source or vet candidates. For all these reasons, we have created a complete personal LinkedIn profile guide to help you on your recruitment journey.
With these 5 tips for a successful job interview, you can nail your job interview questions with confidence and leave an impression that counts. Check out our ultimate interview preparation tips.
With the changing work climate, virtual interviews are here to stay, and we've got the virtual job interview tips to help you prepare for a video interview and smash it every time. Check them out.
Create the perfect CV that impresses your potential employer and leaves an impression that lasts with our exclusive CV writing tips.