New Year, Fresh start, New job.

happy new jobWhy not use the New Year as an opportunity for a fresh start? Whether you want to become healthier, travel more, learn more or change your job – get on the case now!

A New Year instigates the notion of new beginnings in the form of resolutions, promises and changes and among this job-hunting and career changes become a real focus to many. If you feel like it’s time for a change but are unsure of where to start contact us and we will help you to find a role that you will love and an environment that you will thrive in. We have recently taken on lots of great new roles at media owners, media agencies and ad tech companies. Click on “job search” for more information and get in touch asap.

Here are some tips to get you started…

Know your Career Goals
Think about what kind of person you are, what makes you happy, what elements of your job you like, who you want to become and what you want to achieve.

Social Media 
Update your LinkedIn account. Once your account is updated, become an active user. Join groups that are relevant to your interests. Follow companies and people that you are interested in on social media platforms and comment/share and engage in posts appropriately

CV 
Review your CV carefully and make sure that it is perfect. First impressions count, make sure it sells you effectively and tailor it according to each role you apply for.

Job Hunting 
When you are searching for a new jobs, treat it seriously and set yourself a timetable. Make time for market research on the sector, the company, the people who will be interviewing you and others you will potentially be working with.

Interview Preparation
Make a list of your successes, strengths and qualities. Ask questions like: “What could I bring to the role that others can’t?”. The job market is becoming more competitive making interviews tougher so preparation is key. The interview process can be monotonous for employers. Make yourself stand out!

Skills 
Keep your skills fresh and updated. Learn new skills and talents as much as you can.

Network 
Go to industry events, meet and talk to people in areas that might benefit and make sure to follow up afterwards by adding them on LinkedIn. Contact leaders/professionals in your area of interest and ask them questions or advice.

We are here to help. Contact Us!

If you are looking for an Agency role contact Josh on 07818566044 or email josh@harrisondear.co.uk
If you are looking for a Media Sales role contact Steven on 07818566640 or email steven@harrisondear.co.uk
If you are looking for an Ad Tech role contact Caroline on 07875416602 or email caroline@harrisondear.co.uk