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HOW TO BEAT THE JOB COMPETITION

about 5 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

Competition for jobs is falling. There are now 1.9 people on average chasing each job, down from 2.3 in the same month last year, according to a recent survey. But that's no reason to get complacent. When you apply for a job you don't usually know how many others you are up against - for some jobs there may be no candidates at all, but others will attract hundreds. If you are going to beat the ...

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OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY

over 5 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

It’s an old saying but a wise one: ‘Failing to plan is planning to fail’. Make no mistake, as a service leaver; you have many transferable skills that employers are looking for. Analytical and research skills Interpersonal skills Security Skills Technology specific skills Business skills Versatility in working role Committed from inception to completion Loyalty If you are considering leaving th...

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SIX QUESTIONS TO HELP YOU SPOT THE RIGHT JOB

over 5 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

Occasionally a vacancy comes along that really catches your eye. You see the details and decide, "This one's for me." You apply and sometimes you will get it - congratulations! But sometimes, mysteriously, you won't even get a reply to your initial application, and you'll be left wondering: "Was I really suited for it, or was I chasing a fantasy of my own making?" The fact is, job spotting is a...

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5 REASONS WHY EX-SERVICES BELONG IN I.T

over 5 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

Deciding what to do after you finish your time in the Services or deciding to change your profession can be a tricky decision – it’s important that you find something stimulating, that’s in demand and that will provide you with a long-lasting and rewarding career. In a technology-driven world, working in the IT industry could just be the career choice for you. Not convinced? Here are five reaso...

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MAKING THE LEAP

over 5 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

If you’re thinking of changing your career, embarking on a search for your new role can be very daunting. How to approach this effectively in your Job Search Plan, CV, Online Profile and Cover Letter can also be a scary prospect. Feedback from senior recruiters suggests that, in today’s market, a CVs relevancy to a role is more important than it’s ever been. With the internet making it far easi...

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PLUMBING CATCH 22 – WORK BASED LEARNING

over 5 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

Without work based learning, training in plumbing is as useful as learning to drive in a car park and never going out on the road. It doesn’t matter that your workshop training was brilliant, if you don’t have the opportunity to hone your skills in real life, you won’t gain a full qualification and you won’t have enough experience to become a good (never mind great) plumber. This is why trainin...

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SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO?

over 5 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

Everybody thinks about leaving their job from time to time, and armed forces personnel are no different. Far be it from me to encourage our guys and girls to leave the armed forces - as a former member myself, I value the work of our armed services too much to ever do that. But if you are thinking about it or if you fear you may be made redundant in the future, it makes sense to consider the pr...

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