Accepting A Counter Offer
Assuming you've been a valued employee, it's more than likely your current company will not want to lose you. So, don't be surprised if your ever-so-smooth resignation takes an unexpected turn when your boss makes a counter offer. As tempting and ego-gratifying as it may be, accepting a counteroffer could be a costly career mistake.
Always Read The Label
Knowledge is most definitely power when it comes to researching the right company. Many major companies spend time, money and resources researching customers, clients and competitors. Likewise, the amount of knowledge you have about a potential employer and your chosen industry can give you a competitive edge.
Cover Letters - Uncovered
Think of your cover letter as the sales pitch for the brand of you. You'll want to cover your best bits, in as concise a way as possible, and leave them positively itching to find out more.
You don't have to be a design guru or a creative wordsmith to write a great CV. The focus is on what you choose to include.
The following pointers will help you to get the very best out of that one piece of paper that will ultimately pave the way to your shiny new career.
Finding the Right Job
Finding a new job is pretty straight forward. Though, finding the right job takes a little more thought and a spot of soul searching.
So before you hit the internet like a job-hunting tornado, take a moment (grab a coffee, if you fancy one), and get yourself clear on what it is you're actually looking for.
Networking For Success
No matter who you are or what your goals may be, there will always be someone, somewhere in a position to help you. If you're new to the world of networking, we've penned a few pointers to help you work the room.
Before you shout about your shiny new career from the rooftops, it's courteous to write your letter of resignation and have the necessary discussion with your employer. A few tips on conducting a professional resignation process.