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Strategies for Changing Jobs in 2019

Strategies for Changing Jobs in 2019

over 2 years ago by Lauren Markovski

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Our Managing Director, Nina Mapson Bone, appeared on Channel 9's Today Extra, sharing her expertise on changing careers in 2019.

 

According to research from job site Seek, over 50% of Australians pursued a career change in 2018.

 

If this is one of your New Year’s resolutions for 2019, here are some tips of where to start and how to make sure you stand out from the crowd.

 

Update your Resume 

You need to take some time to make sure your resume is up-to-date. View our top tips for resume writing here.

 

Expand Your Network on LinkedIn

If you are not on LinkedIn, then create yourself a profile as soon as possible. This expands your job search but also let's you be found by employers or recruiters. 

 

Invest in Yourself - Upskill or Retrain

Don't be afraid to learn new skills or retrain yourself in areas you may have struggled in. Ensure your technical skills are up-to-date, and invest in new areas which, will only help you stand out from other candidates.

 

Research Your Ideal Job

What is most important to you in a job? Is it the industry? the culture? the salary? Do some research to ensure you know exactly what you are looking for in your ideal position, this in turn will help narrow down the job hunting process.

 

Look for Work Online

There are many avenues available to assist you in your job search. From online sites such as Seek, Indeed and even our website, it is crucial you are across all the jobs advertised daily. This can get quite overwhelming, so why not sign up for our job alerts and let the jobs come to you? Sign up for our job alerts here.

 

Contact Us Today

We are here to help you find your dream job! Contact us today to begin your career change today. 

Sydney Office - (02) 9279 2777 

Northern Rivers Office - (02) 9133 9322

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