Insights by tag: "new job"
Posted on 28 April 2017 in Contractor Corner
Your job search may be taking a back-seat until you can start applying, but here are three ways to be proactive now which will help you to land a new role much faster when the time is right.
Posted on 27 April 2017 in Blog
When you’re the new guy, how quickly do you get involved in culture? Everyone wants to make a good first impression and we tend to have the “head down, bum up” mentality, particularly in that first 90 days. But if we stand back, are we missing a trick?
Posted on 28 November 2016 in Contractor Corner
While a comprehensive onboarding program is the norm for many full time positions, few organisations extend this induction process to their temporary or contingent workforce. Not integrating contractors into operations and company culture can cause unnecessary delays and, in some cases, compromise the overall success of a project’s execution.
Posted on 31 October 2016 in Blog
You've researched the organisation, prepared answers and even found out a bit about the CEO. However, once you’ve exchanged pleasantries and got through the get-to-know-you questions, they ask you to describe the biggest contribution you have brought to your project team. This may sound simple, but in the heat of the interview, it's easy to give a lengthy, unstructured answer and miss out key details that prove you have the experience to do the job.
Posted on 31 May 2016 in Blog
When it comes to careers, each and every one of us tread a different path. While the start may be similar for some, no two people share the same employment history, skills training, lessons learnt, project or client exposure. But, interestingly, while the outcomes are individualised, we all tend to follow a similar cycle through our employment with an organisation and the search for the next opportunity. And what drives this is satisfaction; of fit, growth, opportunities and happiness. How satisfied we are results in our staying or seeking.