Making your next career move
This section will assist you in making the right career move at the right time. Learn how to develop transferable skills and discover smart alternatives to permanent employment.
If you're not feeling satisfied in your current job or you're simply after a change in your career, then it might be time you took the first step. However, don't rush into it. Take the time to explore your options and follow our tips to make your decision easier.
Watching the clock tick minute by minute while at work is a sign it may be time to re-evaluate your career and face up to how you really feel about your job.
Employers are investing in you so they want people who are enthusiastic about working not only in general but with them specifically.
Before you draft your letter of resignation...
You think you’ve got through the tough stages of finding a new job; sorting out your CV, performing well at interview, being offered your dream role and resigning.
There comes a time in the career of many professionals when the most likely source of alternative career options is via a headhunter. So, if your next role is in the hands of search firm, how do you go about catching their attention?
Do you ever get that sinking feeling on a Monday morning when the weekend feels a million miles away? Do you ever start the week feeling that your motivation levels are running on empty?
Your activity online, particularly on social media websites, could impact on an employer’s decision. Michael Page investigates.
A more accurate title for this article would be seven possible reasons why you didn’t get the job – as every job application, interview and rejection/success will be unique.
Finding a job you know you’ll love can be difficult enough without having to consider the people you’ll be working with and different types of office atmospheres.
It’s that time of year, the names have gone into a ‘hat’ and you’ve pulled out the name of the guy you’ve never even spoken to, who sits in the corner behind a stack of papers and you’re sure is very nice but you have no idea what interests him.
Increasingly, more and more people are seeking a greater level of flexibility and a better work/life balance in their jobs. In the quest for these coveted work benefits, many people are shunning traditional 9-to-5 roles in favour of part-time opportunities.
Whatever the reasons you’re leaving your current job, it is imperative for your professional reputation that you leave with dignity and on good terms. Upsetting your boss or colleagues will harm your chances of getting a good reference in the future.