Take Stock Of Your Social Footprint

Take Stock Of Your Social Footprint

We’ve spoken in a previous blog post about how recruiters use social channels to profile or research a candidate. Barely a day goes by without reading a new survey about how much more recruiters are using social media to vet candidates, so perhaps it's time as a jobseeker to take stock of your social footprint as part of a review of your personal digital 'brand' ahead of a job search push?

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Volunteering

Volunteering

There are so many compelling reasons to volunteer, and many of them have relevance to improving yourself as an individual and as a candidate, as well as the primary benefit of course: helping others.

That’s the beauty of volunteering – it really is a win-win. From being able to respond with your help in times of a local or national crisis, to sharing your enthusiasm (and time) for a subject or cause with others.

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Want to work from home?

Want to work from home?

For many, it's the ideal scenario. Home-based work is the ideal way to manage the work-life balance, providing you can handle the distractions of course.

For others it's a way to supplement their income - a couple of hours in the evening perhaps, or a way to tun a hobby into a few extra quid.

On the Zoek job search site, we always have many job opportunities that fit the 'work from home' bill. In fact, if you search for a job title without specifying a Location, you'll always see the home-based jobs at the top of the job search results.

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Driving Jobs From A Different Direction

Driving Jobs From A Different Direction

If you’re interested in cars and driving jobs looking for a role at a dealership could be the right road for you to take.

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'Good luck with the interview!'

'Good luck with the interview!'

'Good luck with the interview tomorrow!'

How many times have we heard that?

Lots, if you’re an active jobseeker. And sometimes, luck may well seem a factor in landing (or not) your next job. Maybe traffic was unusually heavy on the way to the interview which left you late and flustered. Or you had a catastrophic laptop/clothing failure in the middle of the interview. Bad Luck!

Or perhaps you just chanced upon a job advert that turned out to be your perfect job. Now that was a stroke of good luck.

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