The complete guide for a successful career. Are you at the beginning of your career? Do you have difficulties in getting a job? Are you preparing for a career change?
Premier Global Team will expose you a complete guide to facilitate your access to a successful career. We will present you advices for identifying and follow an ascending track in your career and how to create an impactful CV, instruments and ways to identify suitable career opportunities, advices for interview presentation and how to behave at a new workplace.
How do I choose my career?
Choosing the career could be for many of us a very difficult and stressful process, from which, in many cases, we end realizing that what we are currently doing is not what we really want to do. This is having multiple causes, among most frequently ones are the pressures from family and friends, financially conditioning, lack of information and not choosing a professional Career Counselling service.
Below we present you a set of steps Premier Global Team considers elementary in choosing your career.
Step 1: What really matters for you?Step 2: What skills and competencies do you have?Step 3: What type of personality do you have?Step 4: What background do you have?Step 5: Do you need Career Counselling?
It is very important to start the process of choosing your career from yourself, to take in consideration what pleases, satisfies and fulfils you. In this step you don`t have to report to what your friends or relatives will prefer but to what you prefer from a professional perspective.
It is very important to choose a profession that suits very well your aptitudes for facilitating a successful career. Choosing a career which requires a new set of skills you don`t have yet will necessitate serious efforts for highly performances.
The personality type is essential to have success in a specific area. Thus, identifying the domains suitable for your type of personality is very important. To find the deep characteristics of your personality, you can use different psychometric questionnaires which will offer you valuable insights on your personality and suitable career paths.
Education is very important in obtaining the dream job. There are important not only the diplomas and certifications but also the knowledge accumulated in different education institutions. Depending on the level and educational areas, there will be professions where to make performance you will need to have a continuous learning process and knowledge updating.
There are situations when even if you put all the information together, you won`t be able to decide on the direction of action. It is perfectly normal this thing happening but more important is to make a decision you won`t regret later. Thus, consulting an expert in Career Counselling will offer you the certitude you will act in the right direction.
How can I have an impactful CV?
Your CV is the strongest instrument in drawing employers` attention and obtaining a face to face interview so it is recommended your CV to match the following characteristics:
Your CV should reflect your experience and expertise in a professional manner, to offer relevant information, to put accent on your strengths, to be fluent, without any formatting and grammar mistakes and very well structured. Your CV should be seen as an instrument to obtain an interview and a job, being very important that after the screening, the interviewer to want to meet you personally. Our team provides you for free download a CV template which you could use in creating your ideal CV.
Where to look for job opportunities?
Once you decided on the job you want and you consider you have the necessary experience, expertise and the right personality for the job, you have a great professional CV, then is the moment to identify job opportunities. Premier Global Team has a strong experience in Recruitment so we are able to recommend you the following channels where you can find available jobs:
Jobs Web Portals
Conferences and Events
Besides friends and connections who can recommend you to apply for a specific company, there are the possibilities to identify job opportunities by sending your CV to Recruitment Agencies, creating profiles on recruitment web portals and specialized websites such as LinkedIn, affiliation to specific relevant associations and also Networking to different conferences and events. It is very important to have initiative and to approach specific companies to introduce you to potential employment opportunities.
How do I have to present to an interview?
The interview is the decisive step in which the interviewer choose the most suitable candidate for a specific position. There are many people with excellent CVs, great experience and expertise but who are not able to convince during the interview. Premier Global Team offers you several advices to ensure the success during the interview:
Step 1: PreparationStep 2: RehearsalStep 3: PresentationStep 4: FeedbackStep 5: Relationship
Preparation is an important step which will ensure a less stressful interaction with the interviewing team and considerably enhance your chances to succeed. Premier Global recommends the preparation of the CV, documents and certificates in perfect order, research on the company, position, interviewer and location.
Before the interview we recommend to rehearse answers to potential questions from the interviewers. Those questions could include:What are your strengths? What about weaknesses? Why do you want this job? What is your biggest success? What is your biggest failure? Describe yourself! What are your responsibilities at the current job?
After arriving with 15 minutes before the established hour for the interview, in an office dress code, for the presentation during the interview you need to take in consideration the following: it is recommended a friendly approach, adapted to the interviewer, in a professional manner. Body language is also very important to show confidence and positivism. Ask questions to show interest in the organization.
Any respectable organization or recruitment agency will provide feedback in maximum 1 week since the interview. If you don`t receive feedback after the interview, do not hesitate to contact the interviewer. It is your right to receive an answer after the interview, either positive or negative. If the feedback will be positive, you will be informed regarding the next steps, if the feedback will be negative, the experience gathered during the interview will be useful for the future.
It is very important that no matter of the feedback to maintain a good relationship with the company you had the interview for and the interviewing operators. In the future, other opportunities might appear which can be useful for you.
What do I have to do to my new workplace?
A new workplace comes with new responsibilities, new colleagues, new organizational culture and new challenges. It is very important to try a smoothly integration in the new organizational culture by getting to know your new colleagues, procedures, written and unwritten rules and to get familiar with the new environment. Also, you need to demonstrate to the employer that the choice in selecting you was the right one so fulfilling objectives at the highest standards of quality and performance, initiative and a proactive attitude is recommended.
PREMIER GLOBAL INTERNATIONAL
Premier Global is a forward-looking British-Romanian HR consultancy company with strong international experience in providing Recruitment, Assessment, and Coaching services to important multinational companies.