Tips for finding a Job

Are you looking for work in Cambridge? You've come to the right place. Not only do we have something for everyone from first job to experienced professional, here we have some tips to help you find a job and get to the interview.


Job hunting can be very frustrating in ordinary times, but even more so now with the pandemic causing disruption throughout every industry.  So whether you are looking for your first job, wanting a change, or between jobs, here are some tips to help you secure those interviews, or at least give you some things to think about.

1. Recruitment Gateway

There are hundreds of jobs available on the Recruitment Gateway.  Whatever role you are looking for you can search vacancies for:

Or if you have an organisation you are particularly interested in you can search for their name or visit their page in the Members Directory.

2. Managing your social media footprint

smartphone in someone's handSocial media is arguably one of the greatest modern-day resources in the job hunt. From advertising yourself on Twitter, to building a professional LinkedIn profile – your presence online could mean the difference between being offered a job - or not. While it’s important in this century to ensure your brand has a strong presence online, it’s even more important to bear in mind that online, there is nowhere to hide.  Read on for help with managing your social media footprint.

3. How to develop your personal brand and stand out from the crowd

It's all about YOU! If you want to enhance your career prospects, we believe it is key to develop your personal brand: how others see you and also how you represent yourself and your ideas. Without a strong personal brand, you will undoubtedly blend into the crowd and become a needle in a haystack.

4. Managing a career changehand holding a pencil

Whether it is voluntary or involuntary, managing major change in your career can be challenging and most of us go through a number of emotions when it comes to coping with sudden change. Here's some advice for how to deal with it.

5. CV tips

A Curriculum Vitae (CV) is defined as a person’s education, qualifications, and experience. So, why do so many people struggle when it comes to making themselves sound appealing to prospective employers? What to add, and what to leave out.

6. Interview tips

intimidating interview situationVery few of us enjoy job interviews. The nervous tension, the utter desperation to impress, the sudden realisation – and panic – that you don’t know the answer to that all-important question. There are a number of simple things to consider which will help you to secure the position of your dreams.

 

Images by TeroVesalainen and LUM3N on Pixabay and Tim Gouw on Unsplash.