One of the most common questions we hear at Hire Velocity is how an individual should go about finding a job. Most often, the people asking this question are looking for more than just a place to punch a clock. They want a job that will fulfill their professional aspirations, offer room for career growth and personal development, and pay a desirable salary. Clearly, these types of jobs aren’t just sitting around waiting to be snapped up, and finding one will require some intense effort. However, intense effort should not be a discouragement. Rewarding positions are out there for those who are willing to put in the time and effort needed to land the dream job.
Below is a sampling from the Table of Contents of the practical advice and tangible steps that we recommend you to take to land your next job!
Table of Contents:
- The War for Talent and What That Means for You
- Get Ready to Find Your Dream Job
- Countdown to Your Next Position
- Take a Personal Assessment
- Create a Plan
- Polish Your Online Resume
- Network, Network, Network
- Utilize Job Boards and Recruiting Technology
- Do Your Homework
- Talk to Industry Recruiters
- Learn to Sell Yourself
- Prepare for the Interview
- Get Serious
- Always Build Your Network
- Your Next Job Could Be One Email Away
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About The Author - John West, Chairman, Hire Velocity
As Chairman of Hire Velocity, John West draws upon a distinguished career as an entrepreneur, global business executive and technology investor to provide strategic direction for Hire Velocity’s Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Talent Advisory Solutions. For the last 15 years, he has focused on providing performance mentoring to high-growth businesses, primarily in the Technology and Human Capital sectors. John has played an integral role in supporting Hire Velocity and offering insight into its business model since its inception. To learn more about John and his background, continue reading here.