Career development

Finding a suitable job

The basic fundamentals of finding suitable employment is for the person to vast self knowledge, skills and experience and be aware of his/her strengths and how to better the situation.  It is important to make a realistic assessment of yourself and realize where one's education and personal skills can thrive. Important questions

The following questions are important to ask for the job search

  • What do I want?
  • What is my future vision in regards to employment?
  • What do I most value at work?
  • What is my interest?
  • What are my skills?
  • What skill areas could I improve?
  • In what kind of work environment would I want to work in?
  • What job would suit me?

What methods do I use when job searching?

View job adveritsements and think about the following:

  • What do I know about the firm/company – what do I want to know?
  • Job descriptions
  • Job requirements

Recruitment agencies

  • Information on job vacancies

World Wide Web

  • Businesses recruit staff through their websites
  • Look up information about companies/businesses
    policies, strategies and human resource policies.

Networking

  • Let your professional and personal network know that you´re in job search
  • Tips about jobs from a contact

Career Fairs

  • Get in contact with companies
  • Get information on the status of the labour market

Use the opportunity to network and introduce  yourself

 

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