Have you been thinking about switching jobs for a while, or is this something you’re starting to consider more seriously? If so, read on…
Whether you decide you want to change your role, company or even your industry, now is a great time to think about making a move. You may have heard the old adage that January is the busiest time of year for people looking for a new job. Well, it’s true. January is the month of change with many job openings. The new year is the perfect time to start fresh and make changes that will improve your life. Take that first step! With hundreds of jobs from leading companies, State and Federal government available across Australia, we’ll help you find the right role.
Here’s what you need to know:
- There are plenty of opportunities out there.
- It’s not too late to get started on your search.
- It’s not too early to start preparing.
A new job will give you an opportunity to learn something new and have different experiences that will help broaden your perspective on your career, life and business!
It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the possibilities when looking for a job on your own, so take some time to organize your search before reaching out to any companies or recruiters.
Make sure you have everything in order before contacting potential employers – this includes updating your resume and cover letter, as well as having digital copies ready for uploads if needed. Our team at Kirra Services has extensive experience and advice to make your resume stand out from the others. Wondering how? Click here to find out.
If you’re looking for a new job in 2023, here are four tips for making the most of your search:
- Get clear on what you want.
Before starting your job search, take some time to reflect on what’s important to you in your next role – do you want more flexibility? A chance to learn new skills? A chance to travel? Once you know what’s important to you, use it as a guide as you look through all of the opportunities.
- Start thinking outside the box (but not too far!).
The traditional 9-to-5 office job is becoming less common; many companies are offering flexible work arrangements like working from home or flexible hours that allow employees to set their own schedules. If those options sound appealing, look for positions with those kinds of perks listed in the job description or ask about them during an interview — they might not be advertised but they’re still available!
- Focus on what matters most in an interview.
Make a list of questions that you want to ask and always come prepared for an interview. We can help you over that.
- Make sure that changing jobs/career is really what you want.
Don’t rush into anything! It’s better to take your time and do things properly than rush into something that might not be right for you.