Think of the first page of your résumé as being like a billboard outside a shop. Does it catch your eye? Does it provide you with all the information you want to know? Does it have a statement that catches your eye? Who is the employer looking for? You create your first page in direct response to the employer’s wish list. Then show them that you are that person through your … [Read more...] about Tips On Successful Résumé Writing
As you grow older your responsibilities change. Switching from full time to part time work becomes an option for many people. You may make less money, but you may have more time to yourself. With that extra time you could take on leisure pursuits or start a home-based business. The possibilities are limitless. Empowerment for Mature Aged Workers is often found through … [Read more...] about Empowerment for Mature Aged Workers
The Essentials for a Winning Résumé When you write a winning résumé you must consider whether you are writing it for the job you’re already performing or for the one you’d like to perform. There’s a big difference there and that’s a trap. Write your résumé to fit the job you want, not just regurgitating the responsibilities of the old job. Before you start writing … [Read more...] about A Winning Résumé
“This above all, to thine own self be true.” - William Shakespeare Before you start considering what job to apply for, or start thinking about writing a résumé, Do you know what you have to offer? What do you bring to the table? You need to know very clearly what you have to offer as an individual. The following activities in the “Your Guide on the Side” workbook are all … [Read more...] about Transferable Skills
“Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.” – David Frost When making any career change you should define the aspects of your working life which, when combined, will enable you to gain great satisfaction and fulfilment from your work. Hopefully you’ll soon become one of those people who say “I love my work!” Do … [Read more...] about Do You Know What You Have To Offer?