Job criteria-Capability statements, How to respond… and get the Job Interview!

Good communication is a core competencies for all jobs.. regardless of the level! Notice that this statement also asks for 3 skill-sets – written/verbal and presentation to an audience. You can try to “bundle” all three, or you can divide it up, either way, I strong suggest a very basic formula to follow:- S.A.R – Situation/ action / response

Important job skills for a successful life

Daniel Goleman, Author of “Emotional Intelligence”, claims that the best predictor of a highly successful person include the following 6 traits

Do the job you love! Love the job you do!

Ask yourself: If you could do anything for 8 or 9 hours a day for the rest of your life, and money was no object, what would you really do?

Job to fit the person? or person to fit the job?

A subjective list of skills and experiences is neither objective nor predictive of performance. Instead, why not start off by finding stronger people and modify the job to meet their needs?

Searching for a job? looking for work?

Lots of barriers and hurdles…. the whole experience can be filled with challenges and it is important to know what/where/when and how to best climb over any obstacles – so that you can get to the right target employers and at the right time.

Future Employment some new Job Titles

New jobs and career paths are created every day. If you are a baby boomer or a child of the 70’s, I bet that many of you are not aware that the following jobs exist, let alone what they actually do! How about these apples…..

Innovation the key to gaining a job you love

Sick and tired of rejection? Are you fatigued with applying for jobs and either never hearing back from the employer, and/or receive an unsuccessful letter? What innovative and creative thinking do we need to have to ensure we are realistic about the job market?

Thank you job seekers!

We would like to take this opportunity to thank those job seekers who prepare their applications with care and consideration. Many applicants are now fully aware that their applications need to be tailored and adapted to each position.

Jobs, jobs and more jobs

I’m sure you have all heard the saying “if you want to work, then there’s work out there for you”? Do you agree with this statement? I think it’s easier said than done!…

Recruitment Agency Expo 2017

The Recruitment Agency Expo is a trade event that is dedicated entirely to the recruitment industry, providing an excellent showcase to promote your products and services to your target market.

Employment – jobs – statistics

The Department of Employment’s leading indicator of employment fell in January, making it 12 consecutive months without a rise – the longest such run since 2003. The department suggests that this “indicates that employment growth is likely to be below its long-term trend growth rate of 1.2% in coming months”.

So the fight for jobs looks set to continue and despite a nice improvement in some measures of the unemployment rate, it doesn’t look to be getting easier anytime soon.