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New Year, New You: Job Seeking Advice

Posted by SussexMummy | Posted in Guest Post, New Year New You | Posted on 09-01-2013

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Looking for a new job, especially after an absence from the workplace, can be a challenging task. The feeling of ‘going it alone’ can make finding employment stressful, with job searches, CVs and interview preparation to consider. As anyone who has been job seeking for a substantial amount of time is aware, all these areas demand time and dedication to master. However, there are numerous resources you can take advantage of in order to make your job search easier.

Parents who have been working hard looking after their children, but who have reached a point where they are able to carry out paid work again, can also find the jobs market a bewildering place to be, mainly because it is likely to have changed substantially since they last worked. But as with all job seekers, resources and assistance is available.

Local job centres often have special schemes set up specifically to help parents back into work, sometimes run in conjunction with other organisations. These groups cover important aspects of job seeking such as finding vacancies, filling in forms and writing CVs. Job centre schemes such as these will also provide advice and information on educational courses that can be taken, some of which may be provided free of charge. If there has been a long absence from the workplace, then new skills may be required. The way businesses operate changes all the time, so it is natural that job seekers may need to brush up on certain skills. Doing so can make a jobseeker much more attractive to a potential employer.

New types of job

If a job seeker has spent a lot of time way from the jobs market, they may not be aware of new job types that have developed. Many of these will have occurred within the Information Technology sector. And overall, there are a great many vacancies related to IT. But while these jobs are often placed under the umbrella of ‘IT’, they are often very diverse, ranging from administration roles, to computer programming and website maintenance positions. Some of these might require specialist courses to be taken, while others may offer on-the-job training, so long as certain computer skills already exist.

Fortunately, there are many specialist employment agencies that can assist in finding these kinds of jobs – right across the UK. Whether you are looking for IT recruitment in Sussex or in Southampton, you will find these dedicated agencies in all parts of the country. By signing up to one of them, you may have a better chance of finding out about new IT jobs than someone who searches using only newspapers and the Internet. This is because of the relationships such recruitment firms have built up with employers, which gives them fore-knowledge about new roles. In addition, they will be well placed to give advice on how to approach targeted CV writing, and interviews – if one is offered. And finally, they can take the pressure off job seekers, since they find jobs for a living.

Looking For A New Career? Try Jobs Go Public

Posted by SussexMummy | Posted in Information | Posted on 20-06-2012

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For now I’m lucky enough to be a Stay At Home Mum – though I do have a part-time job one Saturday morning a month – and my husband and I are very keen for it to stay that way. However when Little Man goes to school in a few years time then I might decide I want to see what’s out there. Jobs Go Public is an ideal site for me to do this on as the other leading recruitment sites have never appealed. I want to know that I’m applying to my employer for a job, not to some agency worker just looking to fill quotas. I also think its important to be given the chance to apply for a job – using your experiences and life skills as well as your qualifications – and not just upload a CV in the hope it meets select criteria.
Whether you’re looking for a part time job now your children have started school, or you have chosen to go back to work after maternity leave, you too may be in search of a new career. Looking for a new job can be a challenging and daunting task, and quite often turns into a job of its own. It doesn’t need to be this way. Why not take a look on Jobs Go Public yourself?
As I’ve said, Jobs Go Public is totally different from other recruitment websites, as it doesn’t ask you to upload your CV into its database. Instead it relies on online application forms for its advertised jobs, and it has a tracking system that helps employers manage their selection process easily. Jobs Go Public is out to ensure the whole recruitment process is as easy as possible, and that they always find the right person for each role. They also don’t use recruitment agencies, so the job you see is the job you’re going for. There are no third parties involved.
So whatever sector you’re looking for a fulfilling future career in Jobs Go Public should be your first stop. The search process is so simple, with a Keyword and Location option on the home page, or more specific Advanced Search form available too. You can request adverts direct to your email inbox and online applications can be saved and returned to if necessary – you also get reminders if the deadline approaches and you have an incomplete form. Jobs Go Public are really doing everything they can to help you find employment, whatever you’re looking for.