1. Create a digital CV
Walters People recruitment technology allows candidates to record interviews on your mobile, laptop, desktop or tablet in your own time, answering pre-determined questions you have set. Our recruitment consultants can then review these interviews afterwards and use it to submit your digital CV to a prospective employer for review.
2. Stay engaged with your recruitment consultant
Make sure to check in regularly with your recruitment consultant as they have first-hand access to a stream of live roles which may be best suited to you. They are ready to support you and assist you through your job search so do reach out as often as possible.
3. Consider contract work
In an uncertain job market, cautious employers are more likely to invest in temp-to-perm hires. Contracting is a fantastic opportunity for you to take control of your career, and for some people, it’s the best decision they’ll ever make. Contracting can also be an excellent way to gain experience and get a foot in the door with a great company.
5. Test your technology
Before any video interview, always test your Wi-Fi connections, audio and sounds to ensure you have minimal disturbances during your video call. Be sure to have switched off any pop ups or downloads that might interrupt your call.
6. Be active on social media
Use this time at home to be as active as possible on sites such as LinkedIn. Switch the settings on your LinkedIn profile to let recruiters and employers know that you’re actively open to job approaches – this means your profile will turn up on active searches related to your field. This way it is far more likely that a recruitment consultant will reach out to you with new jobs.
If you would like to find out more information on how to ensure a successful job search from home, or more information on the job search process, contact the team today.