This week’s episode takes a look at something a little different, getting a job. Kate Taylor, founder and managing director of Taylor care recruitment, shares with the inside social work listeners a range of tips and advice to land that perfect job.
Kates tips for students on placement (what opportunities should they take up to improve their employability for when they graduate ?)
Tips for new graduates, how they can enhance their resume and make themselves someone stand out?
Kate says it’s very competitive, there are some people with lots of experience.
Her tips include
Kates tips for your resume
You have about 15 seconds to impress someone so make sure your resume is
Before sending off your resume, Kate recommends you call and ask the employer more details about the job. Do your homework – check the organisation
I asked Kate how do you balance being humble in your resume while also highlighting/ showcasing your skills and achievements.
Kates tips for networking / getting yourself out there
In the interview
You don’t get a second chance to make a good first impression.
Kates self care tips
If you don’t get the job you want? Remember ‘’Every no it’s getting you closer to the yes’’
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