Research conducted by the London School of Business and Finance revealed that two-thirds of millennials would change careers if they could, underpinning this generation’s “job-hopping” reputation. Interestingly, the same figure stood at 47% for the workforce as a whole, suggesting that many of us, not just millennials, are looking for more meaning from our life at work.
Since premiering at the start of the new year, Netflix’s Tidying Up With Marie Kondo has not only ‘sparked joy’, but a full-fledged organising craze around the world. But decluttering isn’t just for your home. In this article, I’m sharing five ways to declutter your CV and focus on content that is fit for purpose.
Dealing constructively with rejection is an important part of almost any job hunt, but especially when you’re making a career change. When you switch industries or take on a role that doesn’t quite fit with your previous experience, you have to be prepared for some pushback. Continue Reading
Changing careers involves a lot of adjusting. You may feel a little lost along the way. You might even have moments when you think it’d be better to throw in the towel. When I need motivation, I like to collect inspirational quotes I can refer back to when I feel my drive start to wane. Here are five of my favorites — maybe they can help you, too: Continue Reading
My favorite news story of 2018 was about Deke Duncan, a radio-loving Englishman who set up his own station in the 1970s in a storage shed at the back of his garden. Called Radio 77, the show was broadcast exclusively to an audience of one: Duncan’s wife, Teresa, who’d listen in on Sundays from inside their home in Stevenage, a small Hertfordshire town. Continue Reading
A successful personal statement answers these three questions: Do you have relevant experience? Why do you want this job? Will you fit in at this company? The tricky part is covering all these in four sentences or less and no more than 100 words. Continue Reading
The English word résumé comes from the French noun of the same spelling, which means “summary.” Below are seven things you can safely leave off your résumé or CV, giving you extra space to focus on the essentials recruiters are actually looking for. Continue Reading
Reigniting a career dream you’d given up long ago, or awakening to one you hadn’t realized you even had, can be electrifying at first. To keep your feet on the ground while your heart and mind light up with ideas and plans for your new direction, check off the following to-dos early on in your career change. Continue Reading
So, you’re staring at a version of your résumé you last modified three summers ago, and you don’t know where to begin to bring it up to date? Here are nine top tips from Betenwrite for successful résumés and CVs, which you start using immediately to create an impressive professional summary you’ll be proud to submit for that dream job opening. Continue Reading