4 Job Search Goals for the New Year

If you plan on job hunting in 2020, it might be time to check whether your current approach could use an update. Taking stock of your career goals and turning them into practical steps can help take you closer to securing your dream role. We’ve come up with four great ideas to kick things off. 1. Update Your CV We all know that a good resume is a constant work in progress. That’s why giving it a facelift at regular intervals should be a top priority – especially if you’re looking to make a change. Even if you’ve been in the same role for an extended period, you will still have updates to make. For example, promotions you’ve received recently, any additional responsibilities, special projects you’ve managed and new skills or awards you’ve gained. Refreshing your CV as you go can help keep the details as accurate as possible, rather than trying to think back on your achievements when you’re applying for a new role. While you’re at it, check that your CV is well formatted, logically organised and has impeccable spelling and grammar. It may seem obvious, but many potential interviewers are turned off by glaring mistakes because it suggests a lack of care and attention to detail. Don’t forget about LinkedIn as well. LinkedIn is like your online CV, so be sure [...]