Are you just graduating after years of study? Are you looking to break into the job market and get your career off of the ground? To help you on your way here are some top tried and tested techniques to help kick start your career.
A great way to get your name out there and to put yourself in front of as many opportunities as possible is to sign yourself up for a recruitment agency. Recruitment agencies often have the inside track to employers and can help you with your interview technique and any assessments your prospective employer may require. A recruitment consultant will help scan the market for you and find some of the best matches for your skills, ambitions and interests. You can also choose to opt for specialist agencies who only operate within particular industries, often giving them and ergo, you, a professional advantage. Whether you are looking for graduate recruitment, legal industry recruiters or engineering recruitment specialists, calling on a third party to help kick start your career is a great way to get ahead.
Your CV and covering letter
Before you are even considered for an interview and given the chance to sell yourself in person you have to be able to showcase your skills and attributes on paper. Being able to write a killer CV and covering letter that stands out from the crowd is the only way to ensure you are invited for an interview. Here are some top tips for drafting the best CV and covering letter.